Industrial Revolution

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Industrial Revolution
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2013-06-10 17:44:24
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  1. Who invented the flying shuttle?
    John Kay
  2. What did the flying shuttle do?
    It allows a large loom to to be operated by one person and it made weaving faster.
  3. What did the Spinning Jenny do?
    Device with a hand-cranked wheel that allowed the spinner to spin off a number of threads at the same time.
  4. Who invented the Spinning Jenny?
    James Hargreaves
  5. What did the water frame do?
    It used rollers to spin yarn. It made stronger yarn and was faster than the Spinning Jenny.
  6. Who invented the water frame?
    Richard Arkwright
  7. What did the mule do?
    Combined the best features of the water frame and the Spinning Jenny.
  8. Who invented the mule?
    Samuel Compton
  9. What was invented after the mule?
    The fully mechanized loom.

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