invented the Spinnig Jenny
invented the Water Frame
invented interchangable parts and the cotten gin
Rhode Island System
Samuel Slater's idea to hire entire families to work in factories
Francis Cabot Lowell's idea to hire young, unmarried women from local farms to work in factories
workers' organizations that try to improve pay and working conditions
when workers refuse to preform their jobs until the employers meet their demands
Sarah G. Bagley
founded the Lowell Female Labor Reform Association in 1844 to fight for shorter working hours
a period of rapid growth in the speed and convience of travel..
liked to experiment with steamboats
Gibbons vs. Ogden
supreme court ruling that federal law has priority over equivalent state law
built a locamotive named the "Tom Thumb"
invented the telegraph
different combonations of dots and dashes that are used to stand for letters in the alphbet
invernted the steel plow
invented the mechanical reeper
invented the sewing machine
Charles Grandison Finney
one of the most important leader in the Second Great Awakening
Emmerson, Fuller and Thoreau
3 of the most important transcendentalists
romantic artist that painted ameican landscapes and leading member of the Hudson River School
Edgar Allan Poe
wrote "The Raven"
wrote "The Scarlett Letter"
Ann Sophia Stephens
wrote historical fiction, sometimes called "dime novels"
used slant ryme in her peoms
the leading voice for education reform in the mid-1800s