The Industrial Revolution

History

Eli Whitney

Eli Whitney was the pioneer who invented the cotton gen. He changed farming of cotton forever.Without the cotton it required hundreds of man hours to separate the cottonseed from cotton. Simple seed removing machine have been around for centuries.

Urbanization

Lowell Massachusetts

It was the first industrial town. The towns where small with small community. The workers there had long days. They had 12 hour working days, 7 days a week. Then more and more people came and the factories conditions had gotten worse; the wage had also dropped. Because if this it had lead to urbanization. They had the farmers move from farms to cities to work.