Inventions of The Industrial Revolution.

N. Stiner

The Telephone - 1875

The telephone made a new quicker way of communicating with one another. This lead to the invention of what most of us use on the daily, the cell phone. Phones were one of the easiest ways of communicating ever!

First Reliable Steam Engine - 1775

The first reliable steam engine was made by James Watt. It was reliable because Watt introduced a design enhancement, the separate condenser, which avoided this waste of energy and radically improved the power, efficiency, and cost-effectiveness of steam engines. This helped things that ran on steam engine more reliable too.

Cotton Gin - 1793

The cotton gin made it a lot easier to separate the cotton fibers from the seed. This lead to an increase in slavery in the south because the south needed more slaves to work with the cotton. This really helped the cotton industry in America.

Telegraph - 1836

Before the invention, information had to be send by horses, boats, trains, and any other transportation. This would take a while. The telegraph made it easier and quicker to send a message.

Phonograph - 1877

His phonograph originally recorded sound onto a tinfoil sheet phonograph cylinder, and could both record and reproduce sounds. The sound vibration wave forms are recorded as corresponding physical deviations of a groove engraved or impressed into the surface of a rotating cylinder or disc. This helped people listen to sounds for entertainment.

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