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    Christopher Simonds
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    978-0382099519
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    Silver Burdett Pr (January 1, 1991)
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Grade Level: 4 - 6. Series: TURNING POINTS IN AMERICAN HISTORY.

Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Grade Level: 4 - 6. Publisher: Silver Burdett Pr (January 1, 1991).

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Samuel Slater was born in June 9, 1768 in Belper, Derbyshire, England. He came from a prosperous farming family. At a young age, he did not show huge enthusiasm towards becoming a farmer. Instead, he showed skills in mechanics and arithmetic at a young age. Around Slater, England and, later, the world was changing. Innovations in the textile industry led to mechanization and the start of factory system. Water-frame powering spinning mills began to appear. At its forefront were the inventors Jedediah Strutt and Richard Arkwright.

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Slater had worked at one of the mills opened by Richard Arkwright (inventor of the water frame) mills, and despite laws prohibiting the emigration of textile workers, he brought Arkwright’s designs across the Atlantic.

Slater ran the mill and the machinery. 5 Sources: Holt Social Studies United States History. He was confident that his new machines would work well. If I do not make as good yarn as they do in England, I will have nothing for my services, but will throw the whole of what I have attempted over the bridge. Samuel Slater, quoted in The Ingenious Yankees, by Joseph and Francis Gies Slater s machines worked, and the Pawtucket mill became a success. Slater s wife also invented a new cotton thread for sewing. 6 Apr 2008 < History of Cotton Manufacturing image ( Water Frame image ( Early cotton textile industry - Samuel Slater and Moses Brown image.

Samuel Slater, who had been an apprentice in an English cotton factory, disguised himself and came to America. He reconstructed a spinning machine from memory and built a factory of his own.

His papers are held at the Harvard Business School's Baker Library.

A biography of the English mechanical genius who, in 1789, defied laws forbidding the emigration of textile workers and established the American textile industry in Rhode Island.