He disguised himself as a farmer to come to America
He worked for seven years to buy the plans for Arkwright's machines
He practiced building them in England
He memorized them while being an apprentice
Mills were built near waterways
Workers had to work according to the owners' schedules and paces
More people stayed at home because of portable machines
People didn't work at home as much
On moving water
Samuel Slater rebuilds England's machines
New machines using interchangeable parts are used in England
Over 350.000 immigrants came to America in 1850 to find a better life
Eli Whitney invented the cotton gin
Pollution in the water caused a need for ways to clean water to drink.
Their kids needed something for the science fair in England.
Travel became very popular and new types of transportation were needed.
Cotton cloth became very popular and they needed faster ways to produce enough for the people who wanted to buy it.
Farms, self-efficient, simple tools
Farms, factories, fast-paced
Factories, self-efficient, simple
Factories, technology, busy
The farmer's friend
The spinning jenny
The cotton gin
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