Industrial Revolution-Lexi B.

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In History
  • Seed Drill

    Seed Drill
    On this date, Jethro Tull invents the seed drill. His invention made seed planting more productive by putting the seed in rows at a specific depth.
  • Flying Shuttle

    Flying Shuttle
    On this date, John Kay invents the flying shuttle. This invention doubled the work a weaver could do in a day.
  • Steam Engine

    Steam Engine
    On this date, James Watt builds the steam engine. He managed to make the steam engine faster and more efficient. He also made it burn less fuel.
  • Communist Manifesto

    Communist Manifesto
    On this date, Karl Mark and Friedrich Engles publish the Communist Manifesto. This was a magazine about the "haves" and the "have-nots" or the employers and the workers.
  • Civil War

    Civil War
    On this date the United States Civil War ends. As a result, the United States experiences an enormous technological boom, spurring its Industrial Revolution.
  • Germany

    During the 1870s, Germany becomes the dominant industrial country in Europe. Germany had all the right recources for industrializing and it looked at England for a model of what to aspire to.
  • Strike

    On this date, the British unions win the right to strike. This is after the Combination Act of 1799 that banned people from creating unions and from striking.