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Robert Fulton

Created the first steam engine boat

Eli Whitney

Created a system of interchangeable parts for mass production machines

Nat Turner

led a slave revolt

Samuel slater

brought ideas of the industrial revolution to the united states

Samuel B. Morse

Created a system of long distance communication

Francis Cabot Lowell

Created a factory that bought spinning and weaving together in mills

Cyrus McCormick

Created the mechanical reaper and thresher which improved farming techniques.

Industrial Revolution

time period in the early 1700s where machines gradually began to take the place of many hand tools, and water and steam power replaced animal and people power. Started in Great Britian,Began in the New England and US

Lowell Galls

Young women who worked in the factories

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