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26 Cards in this Set

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Charles Townshend
-"turnip townshend"
-urged farmers to grow turnips to restore exausted soil
Jethro Tull
-invented seed drill which planted the seeds in a row
Robert Bakewell
-bred stronger horses and fatter livestock
Thomas Newcomen
developed steam engine used to pumpwater out of mines
James Watt
improved on Newcomen's steam engine
process of taking over and fencing off land formerly owned by peastant farmers
Abraham Darby
-used coal instead of wood to smelt iron
-found a way to remove impurities from coal
John Kay
-invented the flying shuttle-
mase weavers faster than spinners
James Hargreaves
invented the spinning jenny
Richard Arkwright
invented the waterframe
Robet Fulton
-used steam engine to power the Clermont up the hudson
-Clermont went 5 miles an hour
place that brought together workers and machines to produce large quantities of goods
privately built roads that charged a fee to use them
protesters who felt that new machines were taking their jobs
John wesley
founded Methodist church
-took message of salvation to slums
-rekindled hope
-taught people to read and write
movement of people to cities
Thomas Malthus
believed the only checks on population were war, disease, and fame
"iron laws of wages"
as wages go up, # of children increases
John Stuart Mill
argued actions are right if they promote happiness and wrong if they cause pain
believed in comunities where work and poverty were shared
The Communist Manifesto
pamphlet writen by Marx and Engels
"the greates happiness for the greatest number"
work as the people as a whole not an individual
sees struggle between boss and worker as inevitable
working class