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The Awesome History
|Who was Voltaire?
|A French writer of literature who wrote to endorse Enlightenment ideas.
|Who was Napoleon?
|A general in the French military who gained many victories using unusual tactics.
|Intense devotion & loyalty to ones own people.
|What is crop rotation?
|Planting different crops in the same fields each year to enrich the soil.
|What were cottage industries?
|Wool was spun and merged into cloth in people's homes.
|What did Jethro Tull invent?
|The seed drill
|What did Andrew Meikle invent?
|The threshing machine
|What did Eli Whitney invent?
|The cotton gin
|What did Cyrus McCormick invent?
|The reaping machine
|What did John Fowler invent?
|The steam tractor
|When did the Industrial Revolution take place and what was it?
|During the 18th &19th centuries; great changes