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SC 7-3.4 Industrial

SC 7-3.4 2014 Inventions and Technology in the "Machine Age"

QuestionDEFINITION
FLYING SHUTTLE machine that sped up the weaving process to make cloth
Industrial Revolution Change in industry brought about by new inventions
puddling improved process used to purify iron ore
patent exclusive ownership of an invention
open-hearth process special furnace to make many kinds of steel more quickly and cheaply
steam engine did not rely on water power so enabled factories to be built anywhere
mass production ability to make large quantities cheaply
assembly line identical products assembled on a moving line
interchangeable parts machine made parts that are exactly alike (Eli Whitney)
cotton gin machine that cleans cotton (Eli Whitney)
Electricity power that converts easily to heat, light, motion
Samuel Morse invented the telegraph and Morse code
Thomas Edison invented the light bulb, movies, phonograph, first permanent power station and much more
Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone
James Watt first motor (we measure power in WATTS)
Marconi invented the first radio
Robert Fulton invented the first steam boat
Created by: mhardy