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The Power Loom

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S: 10 Reasons I Love You

FC: The Power Loom

1: Invented by Edmund Cartwright | Cause and Effect

2: Steam powered version of manual loom

3: Wove thread into cloth | Saved companies time and money

4: It was created to make weaving production keep up with spinning

6: Because of more demand for cloth, more women started working in factories

8: Turning Points | The Power Loom made it possible for many women to be an important part of the U.S. workforce | Future choices in the U.S. that were affected by the Power Loom include safety and labor laws in factories

9: Through Their Eyes | People in the 1800's viewed their world much like the way we view things today.

10: People's view of their world affected their choices and actions just like people today.

12: To succeed in the 1800's, you needed to either be rich, or hard working.

13: All groups of people in the U.S. viewed the Power Loom as a great innovation.

14: Change and Continuity | Not much has changed with power looms today. One major thing has changed, though, such as labor laws for children.

15: The use and practicality of the power loom has stayed the same. | Everyone in the world has benefited from the invention of the power loom, because it made it possible for large amounts of thread to be wove into cloth for clothes

16: Since it was invented, women and girls that worked in the early factories did not benefit, because they worked in horrible conditions for many hours a day and minimal pay.

18: The power loom is similar to machines used today for clothes, because they do the same thing. | Using the Past | The power loom is different from other types of looms in use today, because of the way they do things.

19: The invention of the power looms tells us today about how people in the 1800's lived and worked. It shows us how many women and girls spent many hours and days working. It also shows us how American and British inventions kept getting better

20: THE END Hope you enjoyed it :)

23: anniversary date

24: your positive outlook

27: your thoughtfulness

28: 9 you are always there for me

30: you're my best friend

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Austin Erdman
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  • Title: The Power Loom
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