July of 1850
Eli improved technology helping american wars.
Disguised as a farmer but was a British mechanic, immigrated to america after carefully memorizing the designs of textile mill machines.
Invented a large spinning machine called a water frame, giving the ability to produce dozens of cotton threads. Lowering the cost of cotton cloth, and increased speed of textile production.
Lowell system vs. Rhode Island System
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How did transportation bring a change?
Did the steamboats help people in this time?
Did railroads help in this time?
What was the telegraph?
How was steam power a big effect?
How was farm equipment improved?
What inventions were thought of in homes?
Next were iceboxes.They were cooled by large ice blocks, that stored fresh food safely for long times.
Also was Iron cookstoves that began replacing cook fires. Companies mass produced these inventions, allowing families to buy house items such as a clock that were about $50 until companies began producing. At that point, they were then selling clocks for $1.50 each.