History Timeline

Events

The Calico Acts

1720 - 1721

Flying Shuttle

1733

John Kay- first technological breakthrough

Purpose Steam Engine

1765

James Watt

Robert Owen

1771 - 1858

Charles Fourier

1772 - 1837

The Mule

1779

Samuel Crompton. Adapted for steam-power in 1790

Power Loom

1785

Edmund Cartwright- mechanical weaving

cotton gin

1794

Eli Whitney

Ludites Rampage

1811 - 1816

Steam-Powered Locomotive

1815

George Stephenson

Karl Marx

1818 - 1883

Friedrich Engels

1820 - 1895

socialism

1830

Factory Act

1833

restricts employment of women and children

Manifesto of The Communist Party

1848

books by Marx and Engles on how they aligned themselves with the socialists

legal foundations laid for modern corp

1850 - 1860

Bessemer Converter

1856

produce cheaply made steel in large quantities. Henry Bessemer

Germany's unification

1871

U.S becomes economic powerhouse

1900

assembly line

1913

Henry Ford

Socialists take control

1917