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Industrial revolution - Sabina
Updated: 9/3/2018
Industrial revolution - Sabina
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  • This is John Kay, he was born on July 16th, 1704. He invented the flying shuttle, which revolutionised the methods of weaving
  • This is James Hargreaves. He was baptised on January 8th 1721 and was 1 of 3 people who invented the spinning jenny. This invention ended up revolutionising the form of cotton spinning
  • This is Richard Arkwright. Born in 1732, he was the one to make improvements to a mechanical spinning machine (which John Kay invented, and helped him to advance). These enhancements included producing a stronger form of yarn so it would need less physical labour
  • Edmund Cartwright (born April 24th, 1743), invented the power loom, which helped progress weaving around 1784 
  • James Watt was born on January 19th 1736. He repaired (what would be) the very first steam engine, named the Watt engine, during 1764 
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