By-- Kran aka Karen, Embo aka Emily, Sarah aka Sarah

What You Will Be Learning Today!!!

Today you will be learning about the Industrial Revolution-- what happened during the time, famous people and other events going on at that time.

Important Events going on at the time of the Industrial Revolution

  • The Industrial Revolution- 1800's
  • The Reconstruction-1863
  • The Westward Expansion- 1803
  • The Homestead Act- 1862
  • The Dawes Act- 1887
  • The American-Indian War- 1864
  • The Battle of Little Bighorn- 1876
  • The GIlded Age- 1890ish

Famous People at the Time of this Period

  • Eli Whitney- invented the cotton gin
  • James Watt- improved on steam engine
  • Samuel F.B. Morse- invented the Morse Code
  • Elias Howe- created the lockstitch
  • Alexander Graham Bell- invented the telephone
  • Thomas Edison- invented a carbon filament
  • NIkola Tesla- discovered the electromagnetic motor
  • Rudolf Diesel- developed a diesel engine
  • Orville and Wilbur Wright- created the first successful airplane/ improved on the bicycle