Chapter 22

Main

Thomas Savery Invented the First Primitive Steam Engine

1698

Thomas Newcomen Invented an Improved Steam Engine

1705

James Watt

1736 - 1819

William Blake

1757 - 1827

Watt Improved on Newcomen's Steam Engine

1763

Richard Arkwright Invented the Water Frame

1765

James Hargreaves Invented the Spinning Jenny

1765

Thomas Malthus

1766 - 1834

Watt's Improvements Were Patented

1769

William Wordsworth

1770 - 1850

Robert Owen

1771 - 1858

David Ricardo

1772 - 1823

Joseph M. W. Turner

1775 - 1851

The Industrial Revolutions

1780 - 1830

Henry Cort Developed the Puffling Furnace

1780

Edmund Cartwright invented the Power Loom

1785

Friedrich List

1789 - 1846

Malthus's "Essay On the Principle's of Population"

1798

Combination Acts

1799

William Cockerill Began Building Cotton Spinning Equipment in Belgium

1799

The Use of Pauper Apprentices was Forbidden by Parliament

1802

Parliament Repealed Old Laws of Apprentiship

1813 - 1814

Robert Owen Testified His Experiences

1816

John Cockerill Purchased the Palace at Liege in Belgium and Produced Machinery

1817

Friederich Engles

1820 - 1895

Combination Acts

1824

George Stephenson Built an Effective Locomotive

1825

Stephenson Completed his "Rocket"

1830

Fritz Harkort was Forced Out of His Company

1832

Factory Act of 1833

1833

Zollverin Comes into Being

1834

Owen Organized the "Grand National Consolidated Traded Union"

1834

Claude Monet

1840 - 1926

Lists's "National System of Political Economy"

1841

Mines Act of 1842

1842

Engle's Published "The Condition of the Working Class in England"

1844

The Famous Industrial Fair

1851