Presentation on theme: "9.1: INVENTORS AND INVENTIONS. TIMELINE OF AMERICAN INVENTIONS 1791: Sam Slater brings the textile mill to US 1793: Eli Whitney invents cotton gin 1798:"— Presentation transcript:
9.1: INVENTORS AND INVENTIONS
TIMELINE OF AMERICAN INVENTIONS 1791: Sam Slater brings the textile mill to US 1793: Eli Whitney invents cotton gin 1798: Eli Whitney invents interchangeable parts 1807: Jeffersons Embargo 1807: Robert Fulton begins steamboat era 1813: Francis Lowell, entrepreneurs, start textile mills : Construction of Erie Canal 1837: John Deere invents steel plow 1837: Morse invents telegraph 1839: Charles Goodyear vulcanizes rubber 1846: Howe and Singer invent sewing machine 1840s Expansion of railway & telegraph system 1851: Cyrus McCormick invents mower-reaper
FACTORS IN INDUSTRIALIZATION Embargo of 1807 War of 1812 Tariff of 1816 American System Cheap immigrant labor in North East cities Fast New England rivers, coal deposits for powering factories Robust system of ports, roads, canals&railways Application of steam power to shipping and manufacturing needs Development of new markets between Americas regions
1837: John Deere invents the steel plow. What was the impact of this device?