Inventions By Tom O'Sullivan and 🅱️rian Patton

James Watt was a Scottish inventor who improved upon the Newcomen steam engine with his Watt Steam Engine.

James Hargreaves was an illiterate hand weaver who wanted to make it faster. He made the Spinning Jenny even thought he was illiterate; it boomed in sales.

Edmund Cartwright, an English inventor, invented the power loom. A power loom is a mechanized loom powered by a line shaft.

Henry Cort was an iron master who wanted to reduce the amount of pig iron. He purified it by not using charcoal and made sure it was high grade first and would be stirred with rods.

Richard Trevithick was a British inventor and mining engineer who invented the first steam powered locomotive. The steam powered locomotive is a railway locomotive that produces its pulling power from a steam engine.

George Stephenson would increase the speed of the first locomotive from 5mph to 32 mph. Gradually increasing the travel around Europe and the amount of industrial goods could be moved.

Joseph Swan is a British physicist and chemist. Thomas Edison is an American inventor and businessman. The lightbulb is a glass bulb inserted into a lamp or a socket in a ceiling, that provides light by passing an electric current through a filament or a pocket of inert gas.

Henry Ford was a carmaker who established the assembly line in 1913. This would increase the amount of cars per year from 9,000 to 735,000.

The Wright Brothers are two American inventors and aviation pioneers that created the first functioning fixed wing aircraft. All fixed-wing aircraft have wings that use forward airspeed to generate lift.

Gigleilmo Marconi would send the first radio waves across the Atlantic Ocean. This would allow mass communication throughout the entire world and Europe.

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