Textile Factories and Lowell Mills
By: Elexus Jorgensen and Britney Henry
Inventor of Textile Factories and modern version of the factories
Samuel Slater invented the textile factories, he was also know as the father of the factories. Other people were involved, but he was the most important.
Their is still a modern version of the textile factories today!
Textile Factories were really the same as lowell mills, but Lowells Mill was better
Inventer of Lowell Mills and impact
Francis Cabot Lowell, after becoming a successful merchant in the United States, he traveled to Great Britain, and spent two years studying the workings of the textile industry and the power looms used in the factories. He then brought his knowledge back to the US, and with his brother and business associates, formed the Boston Manufacturing Company. Which was then his business partners changed the name of their mill town to Lowell, in his honor.
The Lowell Mills impact on American's and society was it introduced a new system of manufacturing to the United States and established new patterns of employment. It also helped women to make cloth with machines.