Innovations in Industrial Society

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John Kay Devolps the flying shuttle

1733

James Watt patents an improved steam engine

1765

Samuel Crompton develops Spinning Mule

1779

Edmund Cartwright develops power lume

1785

Eli Whitney introduces interchangeable parts to manufacturing process

1797

George Stephenson's locomotive, the rocket, attains a speed of 28 mph

1829

Henry Ford introduces assembly line

1913