Industrial Revolution



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Industrial Revolution

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Today you will be researching some technology from the Industrial Revolution. Below you will find a list of Inventors and their Inventions, I would like you to choose two of these Inventors and Inventions to learn more about.
Please choose Two to research more about, I want to know more about each product and the person that invented the product. Please create a new Google Doc and title it “Inventors and Inventions” and put it in your classwork folder.
Use the following questions to help guide your research:

How will this product help people socially?

How will this product help the countries economy?

How will this product affect people in the country?

How could this product help people be more efficient workers?

Will this product change the world as we know it?


Following is a list of key events and dates of the Industrial Revolution.

Person

Invention

Date

James Watt

First reliable Steam Engine

1775

Eli Whitney

Cotton Gin, Interchangeable parts for muskets

1793, 1798

Robert Fulton

Regular Steamboat service on the Hudson River

1807

Samuel F. B. Morse

Telegraph

1836

Elias Howe

Sewing Machine

1844

Isaac Singer

Improves and markets Howe's Sewing Machine

1851

Cyrus Field

Transatlantic Cable

1866

Alexander Graham Bell

Telephone

1876

Thomas Edison

Phonograph, First Long-Lasting Incandescant Light Bulb

1877, 1879

Nikola Tesla

Induction Electric Motor

1888

Rudolf Diesel

Diesel Engine

1892

Orville and Wilbur Wright

First Airplane

1903

Henry Ford

Model T Ford, Large-Scale Moving Assembly Line

1908, 1913


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