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    Economic Transformation While researching texts written about manufacturing in the 1800s, I found several authors who published literature about how one man contributed to the transformation in economics. These authors express the importance in his work and how modern manufacturing has expanded, due to his innovation. Modern manufactory and the economic transformation can greatly be credited to Eli Terry. During the Revolutionary War, “Connecticut was the epicenter of clock-making in the United States” (Sniderman, 2012). Other clock making enthuses, such as Chauncey Jerome, along with many others took the opportunity to benefit from the war. Although, not as Soldiers but as businessmen. The quest for expanding what was once a hobby, reaches a turning point in history during the economic transformation of the 1800s. Eli Terry, grew up and completed a master clock making apprenticeship in Plymouth, Connecticut. By 1797, Terry received his “first clock patent granted by the United States Patent Office . . . "equation clock" (Sniderman, 2012). Terry, went on to patent nine more clock designs, but it was his first piece of handy work that was signed by President John Adams. As Eli Terry’s hobby and imagination increased, so did the demand of his masterpiece work. Creating a piece of crafted work by hand took time. As the demand for hand crafted clocks increased, so did the intense labor for Eli. He would create “one or two dozen at a time, using no machinery, first marking out…

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    a double shell. So the dome is actually hollow with stair in between the shells. This technique originated with the Persians. The hollow dome was also a great plan because it helped protect the inner dome from the elements. He also supports the shell with skeletal like ribs. Some are visible on the outside, while the rest are hidden underneath. Another way he accounted for the down and outward thrust was to create chains inside the dome made out of stone and wood locked together with iron. It…

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    Luther's 95 Thesis

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    religious conviction and belief that God had created the world according to an intelligible plan that is available only thought the natural light of reason. Kepler held a high status of nature and even aligned with Aristotle’s metaphysics some. Kepler can be thought as having a high status of nature over humans because of the amount of faith he puts on Aristotle’s metaphysics and his confidence in rejecting was he was told and trusting what he observed. iii. Galileo held himself in high status…

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    Imagine that you are a man that helped create some crucial programs and led some huge events that would make a mark in history. That revolutionary man was Richard Oakes. Richard Oakes was soon to become a dedicated, brave, important Native American activist. To understand just how important Richard Oakes was to Native Americans, you must know about his early life, his accomplishments as an activist, and his death. To begin with, Richard Oakes lived a very busy early life. As a child Oakes…

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    polish immigrant who worked in a shirt-making factory, being a part of the United Brotherhood of Garment Workers, one of many unions of the time, allowed her shorter hours, as well as a raise in wages. Striking made employers realize the necessity of keeping their workforce happy, hence why Henry Ford enacted his famous “Five-dollar day plan.” Through the mutualistic balance achieved by employer and employee, the factory workers found stability in corporate paternalism. Conversely, agrarian…

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    is a freshman that bought a homemade clock to school and wanted to show his teacher. The title reads: Muslim teen Ahmad Mohamed creates clock, shows teacher, gets arrested. They discus Ahmads point, the families point and the social media movement “IStandWithAhamd”. Also CNN, which surprised me discussed the issue of Islamophiba. They didn’t go into detail about the term, but address that the police did in fact say “So you tried to make a bomb” without talking to Ahmad or getting his side of the…

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    please God, Deist believed that there was a God, however they believed that God created the world and then left. They used logical reasoning and their own scientific evidence to understand why things were the way they were. In the, Speech to the Virginia Convention, by Patrick Henry, he gives the American people a reason to fight against Britain by telling them “we are not weak, if we make a proper use of the means which the God of nature hath placed in our power"(126). Henry addresses God as,…

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    “A Person Like Me, Oppress’d By Dame Fortune, Need Not Care Where He Goes”: The “Infortunate” William Moraley Tries His Luck in America, 1729 William Moraley tells the collective tale of an indentured servant of the early 1700’s as he was only thirty years old when the death of his father, a journeyman clockmaker led to him being imprisoned as he had low resources and was arrested for debt. Moraley would later service himself for five years as servant in the British North American colonies.…

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    structure’s weight thnner one visible from within the cathedral nested inside a wider, taller external dome. To cat could cause it to crack or collapse, he would bind the walls with tension rings of stone, iron, and wood, like hoops on a barrel. He’d build the first 46 feet in stone, he said, after which he would continue with lighter materials, either spugna or brick. He also assured the overseers that he could do without conventional, ground-based scaffolding. They welcomed the enormous…

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    revolution, how the United States started its industrial revolution, and how free enterprise systems and new inventions affected the countries. Britain's industrial revolution started with its textile industries, iron industries, and refined coal. The United States industrial revolution started with transportation advances, the discovery of electricity, and acceleration of production. The steam engine and free enterprise impacted the industrial revolution in both Britain and the United states.…

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