James Hargreaves's Contribution To The Industrial Revolution

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The Industrial Revolution began in the late 1700s and early 1800s in Great Britain due to crises in the economic, the social, political and technological changes. These changes occurred in the late 18th century with the discovery of new sources of energy and power. Coal and steam were introduced during this discovery era causing it to benefit Great Britain and eventually the other nations, too. The Industrial Revolution introduced the use of machines to produce goods, manufacture goods, but the new sources of energy and power, coal and steam, helped the machinery and its operators achieve his or her goals in producing manufactured goods.
Causes of the Industrial Revolution arose from many economic issues. The new ideas from the enlightenment
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James Hargreaves contributed to the invention of the Spinning Genny in the cotton textile industry. This enabled producers to produce cotton yarn in larger quantities. Two years later, Richard Arkwright built the first large factory. Then, Samuel Slater took new ideas to the industrial revolution to America. The spinning machine mechanized industrialization in the northern states. The steam engine was created by James Wyatt. The age of industrialized urban areas are going to pop up and form. British cotton goods were put on international markets. Cheap cloth enabled poor people to wear better clothes. Henry Colt discovered how to remove impurities from iron and produced a high quality of iron. The main benefit of the iron discovery was the ability to construct iron beams for bridges and …show more content…
Women and children were exploited (abused). Evangelical church movements stressed hard work, discipline, and thrifty. Factories were poorly ventilated, lighted, no safety rules, no age limit of workers, and workers were treated like slaves because unemployment meant disaster. Living was terrible for the working class. City authorities did little to change the conditions. Row houses are where the poor workers lived. Sanitary conditions are appalling. Sewers flowed into the streets. Open drains ran into the streets. Animal and human excrements were in the streets causing foul odors. Eventually, the cramped situations caused death to outnumber births. Due to government regulations, unhealthy food was provided to the poor. Prostitution, crime, and promiscuity all

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