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  1. Josiah Wedgwood
  2. Industrialization
  3. mule
  4. Zollverein
  5. James Hargreaves
  1. a • Devised a machine known as "the Jenny"
    • First to open the spinning bottle neck
  2. b • 1834
    • Unified trading zone created by Prussia
    • Created a series of alliances between German States
    • States received an annual portion of revenue
    • Prussia received political benefits for keeping smaller countries in line
  3. c • 1730-1795
    • Separated aspects of pottery making
    • Founded Wedgwood Pottery
    • Introduced uniform creation of pottery
  4. d • Regional rather than national process
    • Created largely unmanageable social problems
    • Technological innovation
  5. e • Was a cross between the water frame and the jenny
    • Invented by Samuel Crompton in 1811
    • Produced 10X the amount of thread than on the water frame and the jenny combined
    • Called for a large room and water source to power and house the machine

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. • Founded modern factory system
    • Developed water frame
    • Constructed the first cotton factories in Britain
    • Was a genius in industrial managing
    • Died with a massive fortune
  2. • 1771-1858
    • Improved factory conditions
    • Founded a textile city, New Lanark
    • Limited child labour
    • New Lanark viewed as a model for factories throughout Europe
  3. • Made transportation easier
    • Britain
    • Aided in the growth of the Industrial Revolution
    • Brought resources inland for domestic usage
  4. • 1781-1848
    • Father of the modern railroad
    • Introduced the concept of grooved wheels and a smooth track
    • Increased stem pressure in the boiler
  5. • Improved steam engine-1775
    • Converted up down motion to rotary motion
    • Used in machine's and locomotion

5 True/False Questions

  1. entrepreneur• 1765-1825
    • Invented the cotton gin in 1794
    • Aided in the explosion of the cotton industry


  2. Eli Whitney• Workers who opposed the introduction of mechanization of weaving
    • Rioted by breaking machines in 1810's
    • Attempted to maintain the traditional organization of their industry and the independence of their labor


  3. factories• Created to house new machines
    • Provided secrecy to protect trade secrets
    • Originally called "safe boxes"


  4. Henry Cort• Invented by James Hargreaves; allowed for the spinning of eight threads at once
    • replaced the spinning wheel
    • ADVANTAGES: was a breakthrough in redressing the balance between spinning and weaving/ could spin cottage in large quantities
    • DISADVANTAGE: spun thread that wasn't strong enough to be used as warp


  5. puddling and rolling• Mobilization of the resources to the rural areas
    • Rural communities organized to provide unskilled labor for production
    • Caused commercial production of large quantities of manufactured goods


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