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important people - industrial revolution

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Thomas Newcomen
invents the Steam Engine
John Kay
invents the flying shuttle
James Watt
produces the modern Steam engine
Samuel Crompton
invents the spinning mule
Edmund Cartwright
invents the power loom
Eli Whitney
invents the cotton gin
Robert Fulton
begins inland steam service
Karl Marx
publishes the Communist Manifesto
James Hargreaves
invented the spinning "jenny"
Richard Arkwright
invented the water frame, opened the first spinning mill
John McAdam
used gravel to make roads
Samuel Morse
invented the Morse code, dots and dashes
Cyrus Field
dropped a cable across the Atlantic
Michael Faraday
produces an electric current in a wire (dynamo)
Wright Brothers
make the first successful airplane flight
Charles Darwin
publishes "On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection", "Survival of the fittest"
Alexander Fleming
discovers penicillin
John Dalton
outlines the method of "weighing" atoms
Dmitri Mendeleyev
develops the first workable classification of the elements (periodic table)
Wilhelm Röentgen
discovers X-ray
Curies
discover radioactivity
Rutherford
discovers, protons, neutrons, electrons
Einstein
E=mc2, develops the special theory of relativity
Bismarck
politician, wanted the Prussia to bring the unity of Germany
William I
king of Prussia
Cavour
chief minister of Sardinia
Victor Emmanuel II
King of Sardinia
Giuseppe Garibaldi
his supporters are known as the "Red Shirts", conquered the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies