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Unformatted text preview: XXI) Spinning Jenny (1760s) revolutionizes thread production A) Cotton gin (1793) takes seeds out more quickly XXII) Coal/Iron XXIII) Need wood to smelt iron ore before 1708 XXIV) After 1708, invention of the blast furnace means coal smelts iron ore XXV) Need iron for cotton machines, nails, cannons, guns XXVI) Ironworks become a pillar of the industrial revolution XXVII) Steam Power XXVIII) Need more power to drive machines – human and water power are not enough XXIX) Newcomen and Watt perfect the steam engine XXX) Steam used to drive machines after 1810 XXXI) Large Factories built away from water power sites – factory system emerges XXXII) Newcomen Engine inefficient and huge but best technology for years XXXIII) Engines drive demand for coal, demonstrating interrelationship of components...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course HIST 112 taught by Professor Popiel during the Spring '08 term at Saint Louis.
- Spring '08
- Industrial Revolution