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These machines revolutionized industry 1790 - 10 times more yarn was being made than in 1770. By 1800, it was the main industry in UK Cotton was imported from the US and India Shipped into Liverpool By rail to Manchester and other towns
Pair activity: Create a flow chart showing the links between the inventions and how they created a boom in the textile industry Greater demand for yarn Flying Shuttle 1733 Textile mills in the Midlands 1800s
Game Time Internet Activity: Go to: http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/british/victorian s/launch_gms_cotton_millionaire.shtmlon “Who wants to be a cotton millionaire” Play the game and discover if you have what it takes to be a Manchester millionaire!
1813 2,400 looms 150, 000 workers1833 85, 000 looms 200, 000 workers 1850224, 000 looms>1 million workers Pair Activity: In pairs, look at these statistics, and write a question about the relationships between loom and worker numbers, and years. Speculate / use your historical imagination to answer your own question. Then separate and work with another (split) pair to ask your question, and answer their question.
Statistics and Evidence Why do you think that historians are interested in numbers and statistics? In what ways can they use this information?
Yearlbs. 17011,985,868 1710715,008 17201,972,805 17301,545,472 17411,645,031 17512,976,610 17643,870,392 17754,764,589 17806,766,613 179031,447,605 180056,010,732 Year£ 170123,253 17105,698 172016,200 173013,524 174120,709 175145,986 1764200,354 1780355,060 17871,101,457 17901,662,369 18005,406,501 Drop increase Increase What is the overall trend shown by the above statistical charts? Speculate / use your historical imagination to guess why there may have been drops and increases in the above statistical charts…
Think: Can you make connections to your school life?