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Invention and techno

Inventions and technology in the “Machine Age”,

Flying shuttle That sped up the weaving process
Spinning Jenny Enabled spinners to spin cotton into thread very quickly
Cotton gin Cleaned cotton 50 times more quickly than a person could
Puddling HENRY CORT developed the process
Patent The exclusive ownership of an invention ,for the process form the United States patent office
Open-hearth-process A method that used a special furnace to make many kinds of steel
Steam engine Allowed factories to be built almost anywhere because the steam engine did not rely on water power
Mass production While machines increased he output of goods,two concepts paved the way for another change
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 conveyor belt from workers to workers
Assembly lines HENRY FORD used assembly lines in 1900s to built low-cost automobiles