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FC: Industrial Revolution Photo-essay/ Art Kylie Strand 5th Hour 11-29-10

1: The Industrial Age is a time where many inventions were made, jobs were changed, and ways of life were changed.

2: The Spinning Jenny is an invention that was used to spin cotton. | New Inventions | The Spinning Mule is a Spinning Jenny that is mule powered.

3: The Power Loom was made in the 1780s. It was powered by water, horse, or steam. It helped with material production. | In 1793 the Cotton Gin was created. It was made to clean cotton faster, while separating cotton and seeds.

4: The Steam Engine made it so factories could operate not only on the water front. It was powered by coal and produced steam. This caused pollution.

5: The Life of the People

6: Life before the Industrial Age was lived upon the farm. Families lived close together and had individual work to uphold.

7: When the Industrial Age came, people began to work in the coal mines and factories. This includes men, women, and children.

8: ...and glassblowing. | People also did metal work...

9: Child labor is something that was also relevant because of the need for work.

10: IRON | Natural resources drove the industry. These resources were: | COAL | WATER

11: There was a huge demand for wool, which came from sheep. This demand caused the need for more jobs, such as cleaners, dyers, and weavers.

12: Transportation was also improved in this era. | PAVED ROADS


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