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  1. In 1844, Morse was the first to send a message by telegraph. He interuppted electric currents at different intervals to symbolize different letters.
  2. First railroad in the US it stretched from Baltimore, MD to Ohio.
  3. Was a sailing ship desgined by Donald McKay, It could outrun any steamer with its towering masts and sails.
  4. Considered the Father of the Factory System, Slater was a skilled British mechanic who escaped to America w/ plans for a machine that would spin cotton. He had memorized the plans to his machine because the British Gov't would not let any machine leave the country. The machine he built in 1793 upon arriving in RI was called the Spinning Jenny.

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  1. Eli WhitneyAlong with Isaac Singer, h invented the sewing machine in 1846. It was a labor-saving device for women.

          

  2. Lowell SystemThis system was an attempt to mass produce textiles. New England farm girls were used as laboreres and were carefully supervised on and off the job. Everything was done inside the factory. Wool went in adn textiles came out.

          

  3. Cyrus FieldsHe was a wealthy planter manufacturer who stretched a cable between Newfoundland and Irelnad. This was the first trans-Atlantic cable.

          

  4. Robert FultonThis system was an attempt to mass produce textiles. New England farm girls were used as laboreres and were carefully supervised on and off the job. Everything was done inside the factory. Wool went in adn textiles came out.