History 04 Lesson 135

The Flying Shuttle-

Who invented it? A person named John Kay. When was it invented? 1733. Where was it invented? Essex Why is it important? It allowed a single weaver the weave much wider fabrics and it could be mechanized, allowing for automatic machine looms.

Marine Chronometer-

Who invented it? A person named John Harrison. When was it invented? 1761. Where was it invented? France. Why is it important? It is important for navigation.

Anders Celsius-

Who invented him? God did. When was it invented? November 27, 1701. Where was it invented? Uppsala, Sweden. Why is it important? So that we have Celsius.

Leyden Jar-

Who invented it? Three people invented it they were Ewald Georg von Kleist, Pieter van Musschenbroek, and Andreas Cunaeus. When was it invented? 1745.  Why is it important? So that we have electricity.

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