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    I've always been intrigued by the Tesla coil at Fry's Electronics, a number of bright bolts just flying rampant. Nikola Tesla has delivered a number of contributions that is still used today. The majority of electric power today has been derived from Nikola. He changed the efficiency of electric current, discovered transmitting and receiving radio signals, created first RC boat, and his most popular invention the Tesla coil. Arriving in the US in 1884 at age 28, Nikola had always has the passion…

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    His next goal was to transport power wirelessly, and also send and receive signals across the world. Tesla purchased 200 acres from James Warden in 1901, in order to create a wireless telegraphy plant. Tesla then had a 187 foot tall tower built, with a 120 foot foundation in the ground. The tower was made out of timber and steel, with a sphere on top. The tower was supposed to send and receive radio, video, and energy signals from anywhere…

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    Edison later married another woman, Mina Miller in 1886 and they also had three children together: Madeleine Edison, Charles Edison, and Theodore Miller Edison. Edison was a telegraph operator from when he was 15 until he was 22. After his career in telegraphy, Edison moved on to being an inventor and entrepreneurial businessman. Thomas Edison’s inventions have had major impacts on society around the world. He invented the electric lightbulb, the phonograph, and the motion picture…

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    Postman analyzes telegraphy, photography, and the television, including their effects on the country and the people within it. "There is no beginning, middle, or end in a world of photographs, as there is none implied by telegraphy. The world is atomized. There is only a present and it need not be part of any story that can be told." (Postman 74) This quote summarizes the…

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    to be in contact and to increase control of their colonies (Bynum, 2012). After a few years of trial and error, it was achieved to lay a cable from Britain to America. Cables to the Far East gave the British further control over its colonies. Telegraphy, with enhanced world-wide communicated further increased the British dominance of the world trade market (Hart-Davis, 2001). Enhanced communications between trains using telegraphs could prevent them from meeting ‘head-on’. Realizing the…

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    Thomas Alva Edison was born February 11, 1847, in Milan, Ohio, but grew up in Port Huron, Michigan. Most of his education was learned at home from his mother and what he didn't learn from her came from reading R.G. Parker's School of Natural Philosophy. The fact that he was sent home from a public school because he was "stupid" could make some of the largest contributions to humankind. Thomas Edison also had many mentors to teach him. "In 1866, at the age of 19, Edison moved to Louisville,…

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    A legacy in today’s world, with an astonishing one thousand and ninety-three patents, Thomas Edison, is known to be one of the greatest inventor of all time, having the record for the most number of patents. Most of his inventions till this day, still greatly effects the lives of humans everywhere. Thomas Edison was born in February of eighteen forty-seven, in Milan, Ohio to mother Nancy Elliott Edison, a teacher and Samuel Edison, a political activist. Who both influenced his life to a great…

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    On the same day that Bell went to the patent office, another inventor, Elisha Grey also sought a patent for a similar invention. His invention was similar to Bell’s which also was experimenting with acoustic telegraphy. It was a machine that transfere the voices or speech by water, known as the water transmitter. This all happened on February 14, 1876. Finally, on March 7,1876 his patent was approved. Alexander Graham Bell was inspired by a German scientist…

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    Impact Of The Telegraph

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    The Industrial Revolution was consumed with ground breaking inventions around the world. However, one that has and will continue to impact the world is the telegraph. Developed in the 1830s and 1840s by Samuel Morse. the telegraph revolutionized long-distance communication. From this the impact, change and need of the telegraph will be discussed also. The telegraph made slight direct impact on most people's lives. It was a 'specialist' technology, owned by companies and operated by…

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    ABC History and Geography 1883-1886 By Joel Opificius, Clyde Killingbeck, and AJ Geoit Sponsors: ’The Killen You Tribune’ and ’Fou Chien Fraîche Journal’ G is for Gompers Samuel Gompers was the first leader of the American Federation of Labor or AFL. He helped unions and union member become part of American Society. H is for Hayman Riot It was a strike for an eight hour workday, starting May 1st in Chicago. It eventually become…

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