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  • Steam Locomotive History

    warships with this technology, and the postal service used steamboats to deliver across bodies of water that would have otherwise been unavoidable. Steamboats have disappeared, though. Today, boats are motorized. They lost their steam power, but they gained electricity. They have lost their paddlewheels, and they gained motors. Steamboats are nothing but a relic of the past, now. Another very important invention from the 1800s was the telegraph which was invented by Samuel Morse in 1835. This was a breakthrough in communication, as this was the first time people could communicate with each other nearly instantaneously over a long distance. It was absolutely life changing for people at the time. The only downside was that someone who wanted to use the telegraph would have to learn a new “language” called Morse code. Today, most people have never even seen a telegraph. This is due to the telephone which was invented by Alexander Graham Bell in the 1870s. This was much better, as people didn’t need to learn Morse code to communicate anymore. They just needed to know the language of the person they were speaking to. The telephone made by Alexander Graham Bell kept getting improved on, and eventually, the cell phones that we use today were created. Agriculture was another field that was improved on in the 1800s. The most important agricultural invention at the time was the McCormick reaper. This was invented in 1831 by a Virginian farmer named Cyrus McCormick. It cut the time it…

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  • How Did Samuel Morse Change The World

    One day a long time ago the world was changed. It was changed by the name of Samuel Morse. Samuel Morse had invented the telegraph. A piece of equipment that not only would change the world but it would help win wars and help people communicate with loved ones. Samuel Morse had paved the road for future inventors like the inventor of the telephone Alexander Graham Bell. Samuel Morse should have credit for helping invent the phone. He changed the world. Before the telegraph was invented…

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  • The Influence Of The Telegraph Modernized Communication

    communication was never much felt until the beginning and use of the telegraphy. It was much easier to transmit and receive messages over long distances that no longer needed physical transport of letters. Telegraph created a new way of communication and invented the Morse Code that was used during the Civil War for the soldiers and troops to stay connected. The invention of the telegraph modernized communication, added the US victory of the Civil War, and improved the economy in the aftermath. …

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  • Background Of The Morse Code

    The Morse Code was invented by Samuel Morse in 1836. It was developed and worked on between 1830s and 1840s. The Morse code is a method of sending messages, that consist of sounds by telegraphs and radio operators. These messages are send through a wire or radio. This system is made up of a series of dashes, dots, short signals, long signals and spaces. These different signs all represent letters, numbers, punctuation marks and other types of symbols. This code was used by the military and…

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  • Media Awareness Of World Events

    Around the mid 1800s, that's that's when these source of communication was invented. Morse code was used for military service and strictly advised the way of translating abbreviations for words and started at around 1700s and worked its way up to the late 1800s. The military use morse code for indicating the dashes and dots symbol. This has changed the military society, but had very little communication. Morse code became a huge Influence of a way to communicate because it's one of the very…

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  • The Importance Of Morse Code

    Dah-Dah Dah-Dah-Dah Dit-Dah-Dit Dit-Dit-Dit Dit (Morse) Code can sure take up a lot of time. However, it still does not compare to how people used to communicate before Morse Code was even invented. Morse Code was actually a huge time time saver because instead of people having to wait weeks for a messenger, in just a few minutes they could un-code an important message. Morse code was actually a great leap towards the invention of telephones and cellphones to follow. Just like Morse Code,…

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  • Essay On Civil War Communication

    to communication inventions. The war between the Union and the Confederacy was one of the most influential battles fought in the history of the United States. This war determined the future of America. New technology inventions were responsible for the American Civil War being as intense as it was. Both the North and the South took advantage of the newly invented electric telegraph. Development of the mail system and journalism expanded throughout the nation, which was also a great asset to both…

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  • Morse Code Impact On Society

    first message of Morse code was sent to someone 40 miles away in May 1844, the message sent was "What hath God Wrought?” My name is Shae Phillips and today I will be telling you who, what, when, where and why Morse code was invented and how it changed the economy, society and what were the short and long term effects and how revolutionised the future. In 1838 Morse code was invented by Samuel Morse. Morse then further introduced a working telegraph in 1844 which allowed users on two ends to send…

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  • Essay On What Effect Did The Telegraph Have On American Communication

    In the beginning of the 19th century, cities were growing and railroads were expanding, but people couldn't send or receive messages in a short amount of time. One example of how news and messages were transmitted was the Pony Express. There were some electrical communications, but they were either too slow or too complicated. Railroads were helping expand the country quickly, they were connecting cities to each other, but there needed to be some form of communication to pass messages throughout…

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  • The Development Of Morse Code: The History Of Communication

    History of Communication The communication methods employed by human dates back from a very early stages of civilization. In the primitive ages, communication were based on human voice. But it had a limitation, the distance. As distance grew between two people, messages got hard to convey due to the limitation of vocal cord. Next big step taken by human civilization was the invention of fire. He soon realized that this fire could be used for communication. During the attack in China, soldiers…

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