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Inventions and technology in the " Machine Age"

Flying shuttle Machine that began the revolution.
Spinning jenny Enabled spinners to spin cotton into thread very quickly
Cotton gin Cleaned cotton 50 times more quickly then a person could
Puddling This process used coke to burn away impurities in iron ore
Patent The exclusive ownership of an invention, for the process from the United States Patent Office
Open-hearth process A method that used a special furnace to make many kinds of steal
Steam engines Allow factories to be built almost anywhere because the steam engine did not rely on water power
Mass production Manufacture of huge quantities of Identical goods at cheap prices.
Interchangeable parts The use of machine-made parts that are exactly alike.
Division of labor Occurs by assigning workers to specialized tasks as a product moves along a conveyer belt from worker to worker
Assembly line Products are assembled in a moving line
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