Industrial Revolution

Written by: Tori. H

what is the industrial revolution?

The Industrial Revolution was the transition to new manufacturing processes in the period from about 1760 to sometime between 1820 and 1840. This transition included going from hand production methods to machines, new chemical manufacturing and iron production processes, improved efficiency of water power, the increasing use of steam power, and the development of machine tools. It also included the change from wood and other bio-fuels o coal
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Child labor

Forms of child labor, including indentured servitude and child slavery, have existed throughout American history. As industrialization moved workers from farms and home workshops into urban areas and factory work, children were often preferred, because factory owners viewed them as more manageable, cheaper, and less likely to strike.

Addie at the cotton mill

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three important inventors

  1. My first inventor is George Stephen. George Stephen invented the steam locomotive. the steam locomotive is useful for transpiration of people and goods.
  2. My next inventor is Eli Whitney.Eli Whitney invented the cotton gin. the cotton gin is useful by helping us make clothing.
  3. my last inventor is Thomas Edison. Thomas Edison made the light bulb. the light bulb helps us by making light at night

Assembly lines

An assembly line is a manufacturing process in which partsare added as the semi-finished assembly moves from work station to work station where the parts are added in sequence until the final assembly is produced.