The Industrial Revolution

http://www.longwood.edu/history/Teacher%20Prep/Industrial/industrialrevolution.htm

http://www.hyperhistory.net/apwh/essays/cot/t0w24steamelectele.htm

http://www.yale.edu/ynhti/curriculum/units/1981/2/81.02.06.x.html

http://www.blupete.com/Literature/Biographies/Science/Inventors.htm

 

 

Textile Mills in New England

History of the Textile Industry - http://inventors.about.com/od/indrevolution/a/history_textile.htm

Lowell National Historical Park - http://www.nps.gov/archive/lowe/loweweb/Lowell%20History/prologue.htm

The Mill Girls of "Spindle City" - http://www.quiltersmuse.com/mill_girls_of_spindle_city.htm

 

Interchangeable Parts

Great Inventors of the Industrial Revolution - http://www.teachersfirst.com/lessons/inventor/text5.htm

Industrial Revolution - http://history-world.org/Industrial%20Intro.htm

 

Steam Engine

The History of Steamboats - http://inventors.about.com/library/inventors/blsteamship.htm

Invention of the Steam Engine - http://americanhistory.about.com/od/industrialrev/p/steamengine.htm

History of Trains - http://inventors.about.com/library/inventors/blrailroad.htm

James Watt - http://www.ideafinder.com/history/inventors/watt.htm

Invention of Railroad and steam engine - http://www.gocurrency.com/articles/invention-rail-road.htm

History of the first locomotives in AMerica - http://www.history.rochester.edu/steam/brown/

 

Telegraph

The Communication Revolution - http://inventors.about.com/od/indrevolution/a/telegraph.htm

The Invention of the Telegraph - http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/sfbmhtml/sfbmtelessay.html

 

Cotton Gin

The Cotton Gin - http://www.eliwhitney.org/cotton.htm

The Cotton Gin - http://www.ideafinder.com/history/inventions/cottongin.htm

 

Steel Plow

History of the Plow - http://inventors.about.com/od/pstartinventions/a/plow.htm

John Deere - http://inventors.about.com/library/inventors/bldeere.htm

John Deere - http://www.invent.org/hall_of_fame/39.html

 

McCormick Reaper

Cyrus McCormick: The Reaper - http://inventors.about.com/library/inventors/blmccormick.htm

Machines to Cut Grain - http://inventors.about.com/od/rstartinventions/a/reaper.htm

Grain Harvesting History - http://www.vaes.vt.edu/steeles/mccormick/harvest.html

Farm Equipment - http://www.antiquefarming.com/machinery.html

 

National Road

Historic National Road in W. Va. - http://www.historicwvnationalroad.org/history.htm

The National Road - http://www.history-magazine.com/natroad.html

Making the National Road - http://www.connerprairie.org/historyonline/ntlroad.html

The National Road Association - http://www.nationalroad.org/History.htm

 

Erie Canal

History of the Erie Canal - http://www.history.rochester.edu/canal/

Clinton's Big Ditch - http://www.eriecanal.org/

NYCanal.com - http://www.nycanal.com/nycanalhistory.html