Spinning Jenny


The Spinning Jenny, invented by James Hargreaves in London in the year 1764. It is a multi-spool spinning frame which was a primary part of the Industrial Revolution. At first one worker was able to handle 8 spools of thread with this new invention and as technology grew one worker was capable of working with 120 spools at one time. This increase in the production of cotton rocketed England to be the world leading exporter of cotton with the only competitor being the southern plantations in the US.

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