History (this is my daughters)
posted by Crystal .
Will you please check this, my daughter didn't bring home her history book and I have know idea about this. Thank you in advance.
In 1846, ELIAS HOWE patented a sewing machine.
In 1847, CYRUS McCORMICK opened a factory in chicago that made mechanical reapers.
In 1845, JOHN GRIFFITHS launched the Rainbow, the first of the CLIPPER SHIPS.
How did inventions change farming in the 1800's? IT MADE IT EASIER AND FASTER TO FARM.
Why was the telegraph important? IT ALLOWED LONG-DISTANCE COMMUNICATION IN SECONDS
what advances in technology helped industry to grow? USE OF IRON AND STEEL, THE INVENTION OF THE STEAM ENGINE AND THE SPINNING JENNY, THE TELEGRAPH.
How did railroads contribute to industrial growth in the North? IT MADE IT FASTER AND EASIER TO SHIP GOODS.
I didn't check the dates -- but the facts are correct.