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The Industrial Revolution

The Industrial Revolution

The Revolution that changed the world forever

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Industrial – Having to do with industry, business or manufacturing

Industrial – Having to do with industry, business or manufacturing

Revolution – a huge change or a change in the way things are done

Industrial Revolution – a change from making things by hand to making them in factories.

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Transportation

Before the Industrial Revolution, people relied on the horse and their own feet to get around.

With the invention of the steam locomotive, transportation took a huge step forward.

The first two major railroad companies were the Union Pacific and Central Pacific Railroads.

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Passenger carriers

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An original steam engine

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Steam locomotive

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Leland Stanford

Leland Stanford was a business tycoon, (a wealthy, powerful person in business or industry) co-founder of the Central Pacific Railroad, creator of Stanford University, and the governor of California.

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Textiles

With the invention of the spinning jenny and the power loom, the textile industry took off.

Clothes could now be made far faster than ever before.

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Spinning wheel

The spinning wheel was the first invention, but it was very slow.

Threads were spun one at a time, by hand.

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The spinning jenny

The spinning jenny could spin up to eight thread at time. The spinning jenny was much faster than the spinning wheel.

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The Spinning Mule

The spinning mule used water power to spin the thread, which was much faster than doing it by hand.

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