In 1815 he successfully invented a locomotive engine, which revolutionized rail transport.
British inventor of the water frame (1769), which helped revolutionize textile production.
The Putting-Out System
When textile workers performed tasks at home. Vendors left raw material and picked up the finished product. This was replaced by the factory system.
The process of producing a large number of items quickly using an assembly line. Numerous identical items could be quickly and cheaply produced. Modern factory systems of production developed in the mid-19th century as a result.
Scot who invented the steam engine n 1869.
In 19th century Britain, some workers, accurately predicting that the factory system would replace them, joined forces and attacked factories and destroyed machines. Their movement lasted from 1811-1.
Second Industrial Revolution
This term refers to the second wave of the late 18th century industrial movement which was generally focused in the United States and Germany. This second wave, with the movement from domestic systems of production to factory systmes, involved heavy industry and innovations such as mass production.
An English maker of pottery and china, he developed the pyrometer (measures temperature in kilns) and was able to produce inexpensive china. He is also noted for introducing mechanization to the porcelain industry.
The term introduced in the early 19th century for those who worked in the new factories of the Industrial Revolution. The factory system, in which laborers worked together under close supervision, enabled members of this new socioeconomic class to develop a sense of common interest and identity.
The movement of supporters of the People's Charter (drawn up in Britian in 1838), which sought to transform Britain into a democracy and demanded universal suffrage for men, vote by secret ballot, equal electoral districts, annual elections, and the elimination of property qualifications for and the payment of stipends to members of Parliament.