Agricultural Changes n Started to enclose animals (fences) …dah! n Improved crop rotation n Jethro Tull invents the seed drill – also a 70’s Rock Band featuring the songs Freebird and Aqualung n Food supply inceases n Less need for farmers
Industrial Revolution n Changes in manufacturing methods from “hand” to machine, from home to factory Made with your own hands Made by machine Made at home Made in the factory
The Inventions n John Kay - flying shuttle n James Hargreaves - Spinning Jenny
Inventors: n Richard Arkwright - Water Frame n Samuel Crompton - Spinning Mule n Edmund Cartwright - Power Loom
Steam Power / Steam Engine n Thomas Newcomen - Newcomen engine n James Watt - Improved it and gets most credit for inventing it
The Locomotive n Richard Trevithick – hauls iron with a steam locomotive n George Stephenson – designs trains to haul raw materials – “The Rocket” train from Liverpool to Manchester n Amazing speed of 24 mph!