Timeline of Industrial Revolution Events In The US

Events

Samuel Morse invents the telegraph

1844

Elias Howe invents the sewing machine

1846

Elisha Otis invents the elevator safety break

1853

The Bessemer Method for processing steel is invented

January 1855

Alfred Nobel creates dynamite

1866

Louis Pasteur develops vaccines for diseases

January 1870

Alexander Graham Bell patents the telephone

March 1876

Thomas Edison uses a light bulb to light a lamp

October 1879

The Brooklyn Bridge opens

May 1883

Orville Wright makes the first powered airplane flight

December 1903