Chapter 19-20

Events

James Hargreaves invented a machine called the spinning jenny

1764

The British Imported 22 million pounds of cotton across Europe

1787

Edmund Cartwright invented a water powered loom

1787

Thomas Malthas published "An Essay on the Principles of Population"

1798

Richard Trevithick invented the first steam locomotive

1804

First paddle-wheel steamboat was built known as the "Clermont"

1807

George Stephenson built the "Blucher", the first successful flanged-wheel locomotive

1813

Victorious Powers restored the Bourbon King to the French Town

1814

Great Britain, Austria, Prussia and Russia met at the Congress of Vienna to arrange a final peace settlement

1814

Austrian military forces crushed the Czech Rebels in Prague

1848