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  • The Pros And Cons Of The Gilded Age

    Beginning in 1870 and ending in 1900, the Gilded Age was a period of industrial growth and economic prosperity followed by the Progressive Era. Inventors and industry prospered, new job opportunities were formed, anybody had the chance to become successful. America began to urbanize, migrants and immigrants moved to cities to find work. While there were pros of the Gilded Age, there were also cons; corrupt politics, robber barons and unequal distribution of wealth were just a few of the issues…

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  • Engineering Patent History

    Engineers are always applying their knowledge of Mathematics and Science to invent efficient solutions to technical problems. During this process, some engineers decide to file a patent application. A patent is a legal document issued by the federal government that provides protection for an idea. The patent allows engineers to prevent others from making, using, or selling their patented invention. Patent can tell the story of the invention in a way that someone could make the invention using…

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  • Impact Of Technology Revolution In Communication

    The Technology Revolution in Communication: From Past to Present Introduction: Technology surrounds almost everything in society. It plays a dominant role, and we use a lot of technological devices in our daily lives like mobile phones, TVs, computers, etc. Technology is the most powerful driver of our past and future life, it has been transforming and shaping our life from difficulty to ease. Thanks to technology, we can now communicate with anyone from anywhere in the world, even from other…

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  • The Influence Of The Telegraph Modernized Communication

    The urgency of 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…

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  • British Policing Essay

    This was a significantly fundamental advancement in law enforcement as it was the first time in British history that an organised policing force was introduced and it updated the predated system of watchmen and bow street runners. However, the force was met with varying attitudes from the public, much of which was sensationalised by the media[2]. Other major Acts were implemented to support the Metropolitan police, especially forces outside of London, for example; the Municipal Corporations Act…

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  • Real Life Project Analysis

    Introduction This assignment is mainly about the objectives, scope & strategy of a real- life project. A project is a piece of planned work or an activity that is finished over a period of time and intended to achieve a particular aim (project Meaning, 2015). A project is unique as it is not a daily routine operation, but a specific set of operations designed to accomplish a singular goal. Therefore, a project team often includes people who don’t usually work together, some might from different…

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  • Hot Air Balloon Essay

    BRADEY HEATHFIELD CLASS 11 PROJECT. JANUARY 2015 THE HISTORY OF HOT AIR BALLOONS Hot air balloons date back to Zhuge Liang of the Shu Han kingdom (220-280AD) in China. These were used for signaling in the military and are known as Kongming lanterns. Albert’s Magnus who was a German philosopher also contributed with his theory of relative weights. In the 1500s Giovanni de Fontana made a object from cloth and rings of wood. His theory was if a burning brand that made lots of smoke was placed…

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  • Edwin Howard Armstrong: A Medium Of Communication

    Television and the Internet are, in the 21st century, replacing radio. In fact, advances in technology have allowed people to access an increasing amount of information, through different forms. A person wanting to learn about world news can now go on the Internet, read a newspaper, watch television or listen to the radio. The technology behind radio as well as its inventors is the reason why, nowadays, people have an unlimited access to information; it began in 1844, with the invention of the…

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  • Andrew Carnegie's Success

    It has been relatively known that a society cannot prosper without the careful consideration of the past when making decisions for the future and Andrew Carnegie strongly believed that. “Because Andrew’s lifetime spanned two worlds, before and after mechanization, his actions continuously manifested an ambivalence rooted in his double exposure to the old world among the cottages, glens, and firths of Scotland and the new world among of smoky factories in America.” (Andrew Carnegie 13) Most of…

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  • How Did The Industrial Revolution Affect American Society

    The Industrial Revolution: A Time Period of Positive Change for American Society of the 18th-19th Century: The British Industrial Revolution is marked as a powerful time period which impacted American lifestyles to a very large extent. Its outcome resulted in technological innovations, growth in machinery, urbanization, and transportation for the society of the (1800s-early 1900s). It is almost impossible to imagine what the world would be like without the impact and effects of the Industrial…

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