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Technology continually changes the shape of the world we live in today. Several inventions have further created life more “convenient”. However, there are some draw backs to technology. Most of the modern world is beginning to depend on technological development, it even effects city planning. There are several important advancements in technology that have shaped our way of life today. The spinning wheel made a great impact on society. It allowed yarn and thread to be easily made out of cotton or wool fibers. The spinning wheel cut much of the manual labor out of the spinning process. It impacted daily life so severely that India practically unified their nation under the spinning wheel The steam engine was the first major technological advance that marked the beginning of the industrial revolution. The steam engines moved things at unprecedented rates. These new engines were used in factories such as, textile factories as sewing machines. Also, they were used for transportation in trains and boats. It drastically
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This note was uploaded on 03/15/2009 for the course HST 106 taught by Professor Unknown during the Spring '09 term at Oregon State.

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