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by Christopher Simonds
Grade Level: 4 - 6. Series: TURNING POINTS IN AMERICAN HISTORY.
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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.
ISBN 13: 9780382099519.
Enter a newly-arrived Englishman named Samuel Slater . Slater had worked in English textile mills since the age of 10, and he quickly realized the value of the new processes he witnessed. Memorizing as much of the processes as he could, Slater lit out for the . where he hooked up with Brown, and the two began designing the new mill. The mill opened in 1793, and it was the first water-powered, roller spinning textile mill in the . Cut Off During the War of 1812.
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.
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