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  • Science And Technology In Bram Stoker's Dracula

    Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1897) is his best-known novel, the content of which has been adapted numerous times and to numerous media, like cinema, television, other novels or video games, during the decades after its first publication. The story takes place from 3rd May to 6th November of an unknown year with a postscript note dated seven years after the main actions. Although the year is not further specified, the state-of-the-art media, science and technology employed in the novel indicate that…

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  • Essay On 19th Century Inventions

    What is the most influential invention of the late 19th century? Well, there are many choices to choose from. There is the light bulb/electricity which is mainly associated with Thomas Edison, the airplane created by the Wright Brothers, the telephone created by Alexander Graham Bell and his partner Thomas Watson, and the automobile/assembly line which is mainly related to Henry Ford. These people and their inventions have had an unbelievable effect on our world today. I cannot imagine this…

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  • Alexander Graham Bell: The Invention Of The Telephone

    Graham Bell also impacted the world with his invention of the Phonograph. Thomas Edison originally invented the Phonograph and Alexander Graham Bell altered it in ways better to suit the world. The Phonograph is an instrument that records sound and can play it back as it was recorded. This cylindrical invention consists of a cone where the person talks into, a stylus and the mechanism that make the phonograph work. The Phonograph is no longer used today but it was altered again and again by…

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  • The Importance Of Music In The Grapes Of Wrath

    Music often plays a very important role in one 's life. Music during the Great Depression era was very important to people. John Steinbeck shows the importance of music during the Great Depression era in his novel The Grapes of Wrath. The novel presents a clear historical connection to music during the depression era. Music was important for entertainment, enlightenment, and social criticism. First, music was heavily used for entertainment. Television was just recently created. That being said,…

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  • Compare And Contrast The Gilded Age And Progressive Era

    Development of the steel industry was boosted by discovery of the Bessemer process. ("Second Industrial Revolution") Henry Bessemer and William Kelly drastically reduced the cost and time needed in producing steel from pig-iron. They found out that that blasting air through molten iron produced high quality steel. Steel was widely used in construction of buildings, because it provided good support for skyscrapers and tall towers. Cornelius Vanderbilt, an American entrepreneur who built his…

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  • Thomas Edison: One Of The Greatest Inventions

    credited with being the first industrial research lab of its kind. Edison, and his team of engineers spent their time there working on inventions, he believed would be successful. Edison invented the phonograph in 1877, which made him a celebrity, and gave him the nickname “Wizard of Menlo Park.” The phonograph was a device that recorded the human voice, and was capable of playing it back. There was a needle that made impressions on a soft tinfoil like paper, and when played back it made sound…

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  • How Did Thomas Edison Change The World

    In American History there are a lot of successful people who have changed the Americans life for better. Thomas Edison was one of the first inventors in American history, he made many researches that help to improve a lot of devices, and his inventions affected life not only in the United States but all around the world. in fact, there are a lot of things that we would not have without Thomas Edison such as all new technology that we use today in our daily lives. However Thomas Edison lived a…

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  • Linear Horn Essay

    Linear Horn: The linear horn, also known as the straight-sided horn, is a cone-shaped shell with no curvature, it is the oldest and simplest design. The pressure change through the horn is linear as a sound wave moves through it, so there is no distortion of the sound. The gradual change in the cross-sectional area of the horn decreases distortion and provides a good phase response due to compressed air in the throat. Devices intended to reproduce human voices, such as the megaphone, are…

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  • Payola In The Late 1950's

    and radio stations were offered the bribe from the musicians. In this essay, I will discuss more on Payola. Payola is portmanteau of the words “pay” and “Victrola”. Pay is obvious in meaning and Victorla is a word taken from the original radio-phonograph called “Victor Talking Machine Company of Camden, New Jersey and used to…

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  • Poor Working Conditions

    The Diamond In the Rough (Working Conditions): When it comes to American Industrialization, most people think that the bad outweighs the good. However, if they look harder they can see that the Industrial Era in America had a lot of good effects. Through it’s poor working conditions, we gained new labor laws. We also experienced many technological advances, and an economic boom in America. Due to the fact that all of these things happened during this time, the Industrial Era was a positive time…

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