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  1. Josiah Wedgwood
  2. Henry Court
  3. The Rocket
  4. Steam engine
  5. Eli Whitney
  1. a United States inventor of the mechanical cotton gin (1765-1825)
  2. b English industrialist whose pottery works were the first to produce fine-quality pottery by industrial methods.
  3. c Stevenson's engine that won him a prize in 1829. Pulled a load 3x it's own weight at 30 mph, could outrun a horse.
  4. d Made the puddling process
  5. e external-combustion engine in which heat is used to raise steam which either turns a turbine or forces a piston to move up and down in a cylinder

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  1. System which was basically an assembly line which made goods easy to manufacture and cheaper to create. Took less time, made guilds obsolete. Mobilization of the rural labor force for commercial production of large quantities of manufactured goods
  2. Plants that are grown for animals to feed off so they can stay in pens.
  3. English inventor and entrepreneur who became the wealthiest and most successful textile manufacturer of the early Industrial Revolution. He invented the water frame, a machine that, with minimal human supervision, could spin several threads at once.
  4. process in which coke derived from coal is used to burn away impurities in crude iron to produce high quality iron
  5. Raised capital, almost always locally from relatives, friends, or members of the church; had to understand latest methods for building and powering machinery; had to know how to market goods.

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  1. Meadow floatingprocess in which coke derived from coal is used to burn away impurities in crude iron to produce high quality iron

          

  2. Agricultural RevolutionThe transformation of farming that resulted in the eighteenth century from the spread of new crops, improvements in cultivation techniques and livestock breeding, and consolidation of small holdings into large farms from which tenants were expelled.

          

  3. Edmund CartwrightEnglish inventor and entrepreneur who became the wealthiest and most successful textile manufacturer of the early Industrial Revolution. He invented the water frame, a machine that, with minimal human supervision, could spin several threads at once.

          

  4. James WattScottish engineer and inventor whose improvements in the steam engine led to its wide use in industry (1736-1819)

          

  5. The Mines ActThe ten hours act of 1847 limited the workday for women and young people in factories to ten hour. This was an effort of the Tory party to gain support from the working class.

          

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