Phonograph

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  • Industrial Revolution Impact On Business

    As America became a giant industrial country, many new inventions were created that greatly influenced the business growth during the Industrial Revolution. Advances in communication led to inventions such as the typewriter, the telephone, phonograph, transatlantic cable, and the incandescent light bulb while advances in business growth led to other inventions such as barbed wire, electric motor, and the diesel engine. Inventions that improved communication made it more efficient by speeding up…

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  • Thomas Edison's Greatest Inventions

    He developed many devices that greatly influenced life around the world, including the phonograph, the motion picture camera, and the long-lasting, practical electric light bulb. He was born February 11, 1847, Milan, Ohio. He died on October 18, 1931, West Orange, NJ. His mother Nancy Edison was a school teacher and his father Samuel Edison…

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  • Thomas Edison's Accomplishments

    Thomas Edison, the inventor of the electric light bulb, the phonograph, and the motion picture camera can easily be indentified as one of the greatest inventors of all time. In his era, Edison was considered brilliant above all standards and everything he seemed to do was held in the highest regard as if made of gold. Yet, even the most ingenious minds always seem to be accompanied by a touch of madness. There was indeed a side to Edison that only the most unfortunate would see, a side that was…

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  • Sita Sings The Blues

    It was the first time that I heard and watched this movie---Sita sings the Blues. This animated movie won the best-animated feature on the Annecy International animation festival, and it also got the award nomination of the independent spirit of the 24th American independent filmfest. There is no doubt that this film is a wonderful film otherwise it cannot win and get these honors and awards and the focus from so many people around the world. But there are still many people think this film is a…

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  • Swing By Artie Shaw Analysis

    Numerous stories of swing musicians are dominated by ethnic, racial, and gendered situations; stories that played an important role in the development of swing. Examples include Artie Shaw’s childhood years on the Lower East Side of New York City where he spent time with migrant children from Eastern Europe and Trummy Young’s youth in the Yamacraw section in Savannah, Georgia where the community that he grew up in was dominated by blacks, Italians, and Chinese. As a decisive player in the…

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  • Guns Germs And Steel Critical Analysis

    In order to truly understand human society as it exists today, it is first necessary to be able to distinguish between all of the variables that culminated to yield the present. For, if even one condition was to vacillate, the whole outcome of human development could have been drastically different. The man undertaking the arduous task of trying to classify and decipher human history is Jared Diamond, who, through his work, Guns, Germs, and Steel, is able to show just how interconnected the…

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  • Thomas Edison: Shapers Of The American Economy

    Edison left his family and went to work for a newspaper and most importantly the railroad. The railroad allowed him to start inventing on the move and travel to several different parts of the country. Some of Edison’s inventions included; the phonograph, light bulb, magnetic iron ore separator,…

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  • Literary Modernism In The 1920's

    The Jazz Age in the 1920s was filled with many different aspects that morphed the United States into a more modern and advanced country. One of the most impressive parts of the Roaring Twenties and the Jazz Age was the new style of literature being published. The literary modernism, which developed in the 1910s and 1920s, was built on the foundations of realism and impressionism of authors like William Dean Howells and Sherwood Anderson.1 These more modern authors that emerged in the 1920s,…

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  • Inventing Solutions

    which formed his base for inventions. This laboratory was well equipped and, as a result, it created job opportunities to skilled personnel who could help Edison run this facility. Edison and his team made new inventions. Then, he invented the phonograph the following year. He later invented a practical lamp, an invention that was faced with many challenges and competition from other inventors whose earlier versions of the light bulb was unpractical. Some of these inventors included Henry…

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  • Life In The 1920s Essay

    Many young people, if not most, just wanted to dance. Cars gave people new possibilities, it allowed them to go where they pleased and do what they wanted. Jazz bands played at dance halls, radio stations and phonograph records gave people music across the country. While younger people enjoyed the freedom they felt in the dance floor, some older people did not like the vulgarity in some jazz music. The 1920s are sometimes referred to as the “age of paranoia”…

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