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Spinning Jenny

inventions helped contribute towards the Industrial Revolution, such as the Cotton Gin, the Spinning Jenny and the Flying Shuttle (DOC.6). John Kay invented the flying shuttle in 1733, it was a boat shaped piece of wood with string attached and it swayed back and forth on wheels. The cotton gin was invented by Eli Whitney in 1794, the machine was designed to pull the cotton fibers from the cotton seed. The spinning jenny was invented by James Hargreaves in 1764, this machine used eight to sixteen spindles...

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The industrial revolution as a turning point in world history.

or wool, depending on the environment, and it was almost always hand woven. With the invention of the Spinning Jenny in 1764 by James Hargreaves the chore of making cloth became much easier. Instead of a regular spinning wheel, which could only make one piece of thread at a time, the spinning jenny had 8 spindles, making 8 threads while only turning one wheel. The "descendant" of the spinning jenny would have to be Richard Arkwright's water frame, invented in 1769. It used two rollers, making the thread...

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Dbq: Industrial Revolution

motion, a number of people had benefited from its growth in the manufacturing industry. Women had started working in factories, producing cloth. This material was able to be made much more efficiently and cheaper, due to new inventions like the “Spinning Jenny” and the “Crompton’s Mule”.(DOC #1) This allowed far more materials being produced to supply the increasing demand. As demand increased, so did employment opportunities. While goods were being produced at a more efficient level, people used the...

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Why Did the Industrial Revolution Began in Britain

British. This way they were able to steadily grow at a faster rate, because of having invented Spinning Jenny and Water Frame. Spinning Jenny was invented by James Hargreaves, the main reason why it became popular was because the simple mechanics it used, not to mention it was quite economical to use. The Water Frame was invented by Richard Arkwright, it came to existence particularly used for cotton spinning mill. This steady growth could not have been carried out without the steam engine, which was...

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06 02 WH MeganSouliere

picture and especially at the pros in the end, the revolution proved to be the light at the end of the tunnel for future industries. The inventions that were introduced during the revolution include, but are not limited to; the flying shuttle, the spinning Jenny, the water frame, the cotton gin, steam power and so many more. The inventions were not only amazingly convenient and helpful when they first came out, they also were a large stepping stone to all the amazing inventions that are utilized in industries...

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The Social Effects of Industrialization

eventually these were replaced with steam engines that were improved by James Watt in 1763. After this improvement there were other inventions that were made as well. The cotton gin, invented by Eli Whitney, removed the seeds from the cotton. The spinning jenny, invented by James Hargreaves, allowed weavers to spin the threads more quickly. Lastly, the Flying Shuttle, invented by John Kay, allowed the weavers to push thread back and forth on the six foot wide loom much faster than was previously possible...

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a practical knowledge of every process from the cotton-bag to the piece of cloth, such as carding by hand or by the engine, spinning by the hand-wheel or jenny, winding, warping, sizing, looming the web, and weaving either by hand or fly-shuttle, I was ready to commence business for myself; and by the year 1789,I was well established, and employed many hands both in spinning and weaving, as a master manufacturer.” Document 3: Andrew Ure (Professor at the University of Glascow): The Philosophy of...

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Drawframe Machine

Introduction The draw frame in a textile mill is unavoidable in yarn spinning as fibers need to be kept side by side termed as parallelization of fibers in textile technology. This is done as we see that most of the fibers at carding stage are so fast that there is little or no fiber parallelization. Even though modern carding machines have using the auto leveler still there can be some unevenness along the slivers. These two issues will affect the quality of the yarn. The draw frame machine is...

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Huswifery by Edward Taylor Make me, O Lord, Thy spinning wheel complete, Thy holy word my distaff make for me, Make mine affections Thy swfit flyers neat, And make my soul Thy holy spool to be. My conversation make to be Thy reel, And reel the yarn thereon spun of Thy wheel. Make me Thy loom then, knit therein this twin; And make Thy holy spirit, Lord, wind quills; Then weave the web Thyself. The yarn is fine. Edward Taylor was a Puritan ‘frontier minister” and doctor in western Massachusetts...

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Samuel Crompton

The evolution of the spinning machine came to its fruition in 1779 with the invention of the spinning mule. This device borrowed from James Hargreaves ' spinning jenny and Richard Arkwright's water frame. Textile industries worldwide used the mule for almost two hundred years, during which time the machine's design was modified only slightly. Despite the overwhelming success of the spinning mule, however, its inventor, Samuel Crompton, enjoyed little prosperity. In fact, the last half-century of...

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