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    went to school for a few months, but his teachers thought he was slow. After he left school, his mother homeschooled him. The fact that he was home schooled is important because it shows anyone can be successful. Edison’s main focus was on telegraphy. When Edison…

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    With this prosperity and possibility came jobs. Still largely a rural society, Americans increasingly moved to the city looking for work, armed with a belief in the possibilities and a strong work ethic. Alongside them came nearly a half-million immigrants in 1900, also seeking a better life. America's Industrial Revolution produced much prosperity and leisure, but also much poverty and disillusionment. Tycoons such as J.P. Morgan and Andrew Carnegie amassed fortunes greater than many European…

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    why people got very anxious when a telegraph came. Wireless telegraph is a method of communicating using radio waves. The soldiers in the trenches used wireless telegraphy sets to send and receive messages to the generals in the headquarters. This was a good way of communicating when the telephone wires were broken, but the wireless telegraphy sets were heavy and sometimes unreliable. Also the enemy could easily intercept or listen in on the messages and the soldier sending the message needed to…

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    operators played a major role in the Civil War. Being a wartime operator meant traveling with the army to send and translate messages. This was a very risky job; one in every ten wartime operators were killed, captured, or wounded (Ethier Telegraph & Telegraphy). Linesmen were also necessary in the war. If a telegraph pole fell or the line was cut, it was a lineman 's job to fix it, making the line available for use again…

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    education, and dropped out of school when he was 12 years old. Not soon after the start of the Civil War, Thomas Edison learned telegraphy and traveled around the country as a telegrapher. Throughout his travels Edison fell ill and became partially deaf from the untreated illnesses. Edison began to work on an invention that would repair his hearing, unfortunately he quit telegraphy before his invention could be finished. As other companies were expanding there were major demands for products…

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    Harshavardhan Immadisetty 1469065 OUTLINE A scientist is an individual who is studying or having an expert knowledge in one or more areas of science. The world we live in today would no doubt be a different place if it weren't for the amazing discoveries made by scientists. Samuel Finley Breese Morse is one of the scientists who discovered the telegraph and Morse code, which brought the great revolution in the total communication system. In early days people used to carry a message by travelling…

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    Thomas Edison revolutionized electricity and progressed the world into a new age of technology. Thomas Edison was born on February 11, 1847. From a young age Edison grew fascinated with natural philosophy and with chemistry in particular. This fascination and curiosity allowed him to gain knowledge that was far above the level of his age. Throughout his entire life Edison had a higher level of intelligence and wit, that achieved his success. Thomas Alva Edison became who he was early in his…

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    There are many important events and dates throughout history that we can look at. But, if we look at history even closer we can see that the most pivotal period in time was between 1750 and post 1880. This paper is going to discuss some of the important developments of the eras that created a world where travel, transportation, trade, and communication was made faster and easier. This paper is also going to discuss how globalization made European more influential and power before 1880 and how…

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    A building fire consumed Tesla's lab, destroying his work. The timing could not have been worse. In England, a young Italian experimenter named Guglielmo Marconi had been hard at work building a device for wireless telegraphy. Marconi’s original patent was extremely weak and thought to barely be able to relay a signal across a pond. Later he set up a long-distance demonstrations, using a Tesla oscillator to transmit the signals across the English Channel. At first Nikola…

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    In the midst of a technologically saturated lifestyle, I stand by the idea that technology’s impact on the United States was once empowering, but has began to hinder the minds of average Americans. Many individuals go about their day without recognition of their use of short cuts that weren’t available a mere ten years ago, let alone the use of developed inventions that began one hundred years ago. I feel immensely fortunate to be apart of what seems like one of the last generations to…

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