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    Thomas Edison Inventor

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    Thomas Alva Edison was the most prolific inventor in American history. As a 19th century pioneer, he introduced America to innovation or invention, research, development and commercialization. His largest contributions to cinema include the phonograph, light bulb, kinetoscope, the first motion picture and the first film production studio. The inventor was born to Sam and Nancy on February 11th, 1847 in Milan, Ohio. As a child, Edison was a poor student and teachers saw little potential in him. “His teacher, Mr. Crawford, called him “addled” and said that he had something wrong with his brain and would never be able to learn” (Trayson). Yet, Edison soon started exceeding expectations. In 1854, he worked at the Grand Trunk Railroad in Port Huron,…

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    Thomas Edison was an American inventor and businessman. I chose Edison because if it wasn't for him things would probably be different right now. His most famous inventions were the lightbulb and the telegraph. I chose him because he was a very creative person and smart. Another reason is because even if he had trouble focusing in school he still managed to learn a lot of stuff. Edison was the last of seven children. He had trouble hearing because he had ear infection. Edison was a hyperactive…

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    Cause and Effect: Thomas Alva Edison (Thomas) Hook I am often thought of as the one of the greatest inventors who ever lived. I am Thomas Alva edison Background info I was born February 11,1847 in Milan Ohio. I was the youngest of the seven children of Samuel Ogden Edison and Nancy matthews Elliott. My father was a activist from Canada. My mother was an accomplished school teacher and a major influence on my life. In 1878, i worked on a way to replace the gaslight and candle light on…

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    Thomas edison was a famous inventor from Ohio. His inventions brought light to the people. He also brought music to people's lives. I will be telling facts, inventions, and the life of Thomas Edison and it is all it this project. Who is Thomas Edison? Thomas Edison was an inventor and he was born in 1847. He died in 1931. He lived with his sister Nancy and his brother Samuel. His family includes his sons, Charles, Theodore, William, sisters and brothers William, Samuel, Marion, Eliza, Carle,…

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    the Thomas Edison we learned in school was actually a lie. Introduction: Attention: Thomas Edison was a great inventor, but did you know he did not have a formal education? According to an article written by US National Parks Service entitled Edison Biography on March 14th, states that Edison was home schooled and his mother taught him how to read (National Parks Service). Even without higher education he became one of the most successful people in his time, but Edison crossed some lines to get…

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    There is a camera, which is along the lines of motion photography. Music recorded on your phone, dating back to the first phonograph. And last but not least, a nickel alkaline battery, powering the whole phone. What does this have to do with what I am researching, you may ask? All of the items I have named, lead back to the inventions of Thomas Edison, considered one of the most important and amazing of the peoples to live on Earth, and should be remembered for all of his unique inventions. To…

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    Da Vinci Vs Thomas Edison

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    inventor LeoNardo DA Vinci or Thomas Edison? It has been long debated on who was a better inventor, Leonardo DA Vinci or Thomas Edison? Thomas Edison might have been a leading inventor in his time, because he created the light bulb but that was really his main achievement. Leonardo DA Vinci was better because he had more inventions, better known for his work, and he was specialized in many lines of inventing. Now you really need to think Thomas Edison was responsible for some of the world's…

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    Thomas Edison a famous American inventor, who invented many life influential devices and one of the first inventors who used mass production stated the following quote. “To invent something takes 1% inspiration, and 99% perspiration.” I agree that to make a goal or an idea reality it takes a lot of hard work. Thomas Edison invented many life changing devices e.g. electric light, sound recording, and motion pictures. My reasons why I agree to the quote Thomas Edison stated is the following.…

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    For hundreds of years, humans have been faced with obstacles, in which our society has been able to learn and grow mentally, physically, emotionally and spiritually. Fulfillment does not fall into the hands of its contender unless it is rightfully earned by breaking through barriers. As initially stated by the inventor of the first light bulb, Thomas A. Edison, “I have not failed. I have just found ten thousand ways that won’t work.” These words strongly emphasize the concept of perseverance…

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    someone or something. My personal definition of honor is to be a productive member in society and to help out others around you. Thomas Edison In 1877 Thomas Edison invented the first phonograph. A phonograph is a sound reproducing that uses cylinders to record sound as well as reproduce sound. In 1879 Thomas Edison built the first commercially practical incandescent light bulb. Edison also introduced the world's first viable way of centrally generating and distributing electric light, heat and…

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