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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. 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.
  3. He was a wealthy planter manufacturer who stretched a cable between Newfoundland and Irelnad. This was the first trans-Atlantic cable.
  4. Along with Isaac Singer, h invented the sewing machine in 1846. It was a labor-saving device for women.

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  1. Erie CanalThis canal connected the Great Lakes with the Hudson River. The construction was led by Govenor DeWitt Clinton. This marked the beginning of the "canal building craze."

          

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

          

  3. Lowell SystemConsidered 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.

          

  4. Baltimore & Ohio RailroadWas a sailing ship desgined by Donald McKay, It could outrun any steamer with its towering masts and sails.

          

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