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What was the Enclosure Movement?
English landowners began buying up village lands and fencing them in. The charged people for use of the land.
JAMES WATT
Watt figured out a way to make a steam engine which got four times as much power as coal could produce.
ELI WHITNEY
Made a machine to remove the seeds from cotton and invented interchangeable parts.
ROBERT FULTON
In 1807, he added a steam engine to the ship "Clermont". The steam engine powered a paddle wheel.
GOTLIEB DAIMLER
Built the first internal combustion engine fueled by gasoline.
HENRY FORD
First to introduce the assembly line (Mass Production)to speed up production. It was efficient and produced goods cheaper.
WILBUR AND ORVILLE WRIGHT
Built the first airplane.
RUDOLF DIESEL
Built the first diesel internal combustion engine.
GEORGE STEPHENSON
Built the first locomotive called the "Rocket" which ran at 36 miles per hour.
JAMES HARGREAVES
Invented the Spinning Jenny.
HENRY BESSEMER
Invented process for producing stronger steel.
THOMAS EDISON
Invented electric lighting.
SAMUEL MORSE
Invented the telegraph and Morse code.
ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL
Invented the first telephone.