Presentation on theme: "9.1: INVENTORS AND INVENTIONS. TIMELINE OF AMERICAN INDUSTRIALIZATION 1791: Sam Slater brings the textile mill to US 1793: Eli Whitney invents cotton."— Presentation transcript:
TIMELINE OF AMERICAN INDUSTRIALIZATION 1791: Sam Slater brings the textile mill to US 1793: Eli Whitney invents cotton gin 1798: Eli Whitney invents interchangeable parts 1807: Jefferson’s Embargo 1807: Robert Fulton begins steamboat era War of 1812 Tariff of 1816 1817-1825: Construction of Erie Canal 1837: Morse invents telegraph 1839: Charles Goodyear vulcanizes rubber 1846: Howe and Singer invent sewing machine 1840s Expansion of railway & telegraph system
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 America’s regions
How did Specialization, Market Revolution, and Capitalism work together to spur industrialization? Industrialization Specialization Market Revolution Capitalism
Why was transportation – particularly the canals and railroads – so important in the early stages of industrialization?