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S.S. - Ch. 11 Industrial Revolution

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