Local News: By:Hayden P. Chamberlain

The Industrial Revolution

Canal were dug in the 18th century. In the 19th century it turned into a railroad.The transition to new manufacturing processes in the period from about 1760 to sometime between 1820 and 1840. During the century water was the most important source of power for industry.

Child Labor

The children end up in a working field is estimated around 10 years old.The use of children in industry or business, especially when illegal or considered inhumane.

It was estimated that 22,000 children died on the work field each year. Asian pacific region has the largest number of children working in the field compared to any other regions in the world.

The 3 Most Important Inventors

Thomas Edison

His inventions were the movie camera, the light bulb, and the phonograph.

These had tons of impacts on the world like: gave people entertainment, let people see without candles or oil lamps.

George Westinghouse

His invention was the railway brake.

This invention had saved tons of lives because if this wasn't invented there would be more deaths by train crashes.

Dr. Richard Gatling

His invention was the Gatling gun.

This invention had an huge impact because we could use it in the wars and it would help by not reloading for a while like other weapons.

The Assembly Line

A series of workers and machines in a factory by which a succession of identical items is progressively assembled. In 1798, the United States government ordered 10,000 muskets, and in a preview of the assembly line. The assembly line, arrangement of machines, equipment, and workers for continuous flow of work pieces in mass-production operations.
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