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a period of rapid growth in using machines for manufacturing and production that began in the mid-1700s.
cloth, the first important breakthrough of the Industrial Rev. took place in how they were made
Rhode Island System
Slater's strategy of hiring families and dividing factory work into simple tasks
It's based on water-powered textile mills that employed young, unmarried women from local farms. This included a loom that can both spin thread and weave cloth in the same mill.
groups that tried to improve pay and working conditions. They were formed by skilled workers, who had low wages and were afraid of losing their jobs.
specific period of rapid growth in the speed and convenience, finding new methods of going to place to place.
Gibbons v. Ogden
reached the Supreme Court in 1824, the Court reinforced the deferral government's authority to regulate trade between the states by ending monopolistic control over waterways in several states.
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