Use this complete cumulative activity for the Industrial and Cultural Revolution. Inventions of the Industrial Revolution Timeline takes your students to the years of the industrial revolution, 1750 to 1900. Although the American Industrial Revolution wouldn't take full effect until the middle of the 1800s, one colonial innovator did make his mark upon the young nation. Jan 1, 1750. We use cookies to improve your experience on our website. The invention of the telegraph in 1844 would also transform the nation as news and information could now be shared within seconds. But at the same time, advances in technology will create the potential to reduce the scale or impact of violence, through the development of new modes of protection, for example, or greater precision in targeting. Unit also includes, warm up PowerPoints, a timeline analysis activity, primary source lessons, exit tickets, crossword review, Kahoot! The second Industrial Revolution occurred in the U.S. beginning in the mid-1800s, transforming and positioning America for its rise to a global superpower. Misinformation about COVID-19 has spread as fast as the virus. Spend quality time with your students understanding the impact of the Industrial Revolution and the increase in immigration. UN communications chief Melissa Fleming and journalism entrepreneur Mark Little have plans to slow it down. Physical products and services, moreover, can now be enhanced with digital capabilities that increase their value. Period: Jan 1, 1750 to Dec 31, 1900. Topics: The Industrial Revolution, The Transcontinental Railroad, Inventors and Inventions, Immigration This became an important element of American industry and the second Industrial Revolution. This will give rise to a job market increasingly segregated into “low-skill/low-pay” and “high-skill/high-pay” segments, which in turn will lead to an increase in social tensions. Mass communication would change again with the invention of the radio in 1895. I use timelines this to show my students that when we study US History, a lot of the time periods and events overlap, and a lot of the significant events or aspects were a part of and affected more than one "section" of U. The largest beneficiaries of innovation tend to be the providers of intellectual and physical capital—the innovators, shareholders, and investors—which explains the rising gap in wealth between those dependent on capital versus labor. The nation's westward expansion in the 1800s was aided in no small part by its vast network of rivers and lakes. Factories could achieve new levels of output, while housewives could create clothes for the family in far less time. The possibilities of billions of people connected by mobile devices, with unprecedented processing power, storage capacity, and access to knowledge, are unlimited. We do not yet know just how it will unfold, but one thing is clear: the response to it must be integrated and comprehensive, involving all stakeholders of the global polity, from the public and private sectors to academia and civil society. Modern conflicts involving states are increasingly “hybrid” in nature, combining traditional battlefield techniques with elements previously associated with nonstate actors. Whitney also came up with the idea to use interchangeable parts in 1798 to make muskets. Students are given specific events of the Age to research, place in o. And these possibilities will be multiplied by emerging technology breakthroughs in fields such as artificial intelligence, robotics, the Internet of Things, autonomous vehicles, 3-D printing, nanotechnology, biotechnology, materials science, energy storage, and quantum computing. The speed of current breakthroughs has no historical precedent. In order to understand what the Industrial Revolution accomplished in the late 1800's to the early 1900, Students will create a timeline that connects Industrial Revolution inventions to modern day inventions. We should thus grasp the opportunity and power we have to shape the Fourth Industrial Revolution and direct it toward a future that reflects our common objectives and values. Students analyze the timeline and complete a twenty question common core aligned worksheet. Following the first Industrial Revolution, almost a century later we see the world go through the second. A key trend is the development of technology-enabled platforms that combine both demand and supply to disrupt existing industry structures, such as those we see within the “sharing” or “on demand” economy. More than 30 percent of the global population now uses social media platforms to connect, learn, and share information.