Industrial Revolution

Main

The invention of the Printing Press

1450

Invention of Steam Power

1712

Start and End of the Indusrial Revolution

1760 - 1850

First Penal Colonies estabished in Sydeny

1788

Development of Gas-Lighting

1800

Invention of the first electrical light

1800

Luddite's Movement - first attack

1811

Devlopment of the first Inter-City Railway

1825

When the Liverpool and Manchester Railway began the first regular rail service

1830

Regular Steamboat service on the Hudson River

1831

Development of Glass Making

1833

Abolishment of Slavery across the British Empire

1833

Invention of Photography

1840

Invention of the Power Loom

1877

Abolishment of Child Labour

1940