INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTION

Great inventions increased product production

Textile industry

Inventions like the flying shuttle invented by John Kay made it so yarn and other materials could be made twice as fast. In 1764, James Hargreavers invented the spinning jenny which worked as fast as more than 15 workers. In 1769, Richard Arkwright patented the water frame which then bacame the new source of power

Cotton

Cotton Gin invented by Eli Whitney in 1793, cotton production increased because it separated seeds from the fiber more easily than a person.


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Transportation

With help from capitalists, the steam locomotive, and the automobile, transportation became easier.