12 The Industrial Revolution changed the way people worked. -From farming to Factories-From hand tools to machine-More goods, more quickly!
13 It began in England.They didn’t want other countries to know how to build the machines so they made it illegal to leave England if you had worked in a factory!!
14 No, I’m not Samuel Slater!! It made its way to America when Samuel Slater memorized how to build them machines and then sailed to America in disguise!No, I’m not Samuel Slater!!The name is John Doe!
15 New England was a good place to set up factories because of….
16 -Rivers for water power -Willing workers (subsistence farmers)-Seaports for exporting-Wealthy investors
17 The first factories were spinning mills that turned cotton fibers into yarn and employed children between the ages of 7 and 12.
18 Later Francis Cabot Lowell opened a factory that could spin yarn and weave it into cloth. He began to hire young farm girls who lived in company owned boarding houses. They became known as the “Lowell Girls”
21 Photo of early spinning and weaving machines taken at Smithsonian Museum of American History, Washington DC
22 Parts exactly alike! Faster production Easier repairs Eli Whitney also impacted the Industrial Revolution with the innovation of interchangeable parts.Parts exactly alike!Faster productionEasier repairsLed to assembly line
43 Nat Turner was a Virginia slave who led a rebellion against slave owners…. -Turner and his followers attack and kill whites-They were eventually caught/hanged-Spread fear in the South-Harsh laws passed for African Americans