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1750 to 1900 timeline
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1764 - The spinning jenny is invented. .
1785 - Edmund Cartwright invented the power loom, which.
1793 - The Industrial Revolution spreads to the United States
1800 - 10 million tons of coal mined in Great Britain.
1816 - George Stephenson patented a steam engine locomotive that ran on rails.
1844 - Friedrich Engels publishes observations of the negative effects of industrialization
1848 - British government sets up the General Board of Health investigate sanitary conditions, setting up local boards to ensure safe water in cities.
1849 - 10,000 people die in three months in London from Cholera epidemic.
1853 - Elisha Otis invents a safety break for elevators making them practical and safe for the first time.
1880 - Education Act made school compulsory for children up to age 10.
1890 - 90% of all ships in the world are built in Great Britain.
1890 - 35,00 miles of railroad track in Great Britain.
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