Evolution of Technology

Timeline created by dorothy_rape
  • Wave 1: Agricultural Age

    Wave 1: Agricultural Age
  • Wave 2: Industrial Age

     Wave 2: Industrial Age
  • Technology

    Technology
    Steam Locomotive
    IN 1815 George Stephenson invented a locomotive engine, which revolutionized rail transport.
  • Education

    Education
    250,00 US Children under the age of 15 did not attend school. These children worked in factories and mines.
  • Education

    Education
    Atlanta School system turns away 400 students because they do not have enough space.
  • culture/society

    culture/society
    Period of Great change
    Progressive Era was considered a time of great change
  • Business

    Business
    United States Steel
    In 1901 United States Steel Corporation was founded.
  • Education

    Education
    First public college
    Joliet Junior College opens in Illinois. It is the first public college in the US.
  • Education

    Education
    From 1905 to 1909 Jane Adams, leader of the Settlement House movement, served as a member of the Chicago Board of Education. She fought to change curriculum in public schools.
  • Education

    Education
    Binet-Simmons Scale
    Binet-Simons Scale was released. Its purpose is to measure the intellectual capacity of a child.
  • Technology

    Technology
    Cellophane
    Cellophane invented by Jacques Brandenberger
  • Political

    Political
    Corporate income tax act
    Corporate Income tax Act-Imposed an excise tax on corporations
  • Education

    Education
    MontessoriSchool
    First Montessori School opens in the US. Children teach themselves- Everything Montessori schools teach was based on this observation
  • Technology

    Technology
    Motorized Movie Cameras
    Motorized movie cameras invented that replaced hand cranked cameras.
  • Education

    Education
    Psychology of Learning
    Edward Lee Thorndike published a book” The Psychology of Learning”, based on his theory that human learning involves habit formation, or connections between stimuli and response.
  • Business

    Business
    Assembly line
    Ford develops first moving assembly line
  • Business

    Business
    FEDERAL RESERVE WAS FORMED
    Federal Reserve Act was signed to create federal reserve banks
  • Political

    Political
    WW! begins
    WW! Begins
  • Business

    Business
    Carrier Engineering
    Carrier engineering is founded beginning the commercialization of air conditioning
  • Technology

    Technology
    Pop up Toaster
    Charles Strite invented the first pop-up toaster in 1919
  • culture/society

    culture/society
    Right to vote
    With the passing of the 19th amendment women are given the right to vote
  • culture/society

    culture/society
    Child labor debate
    Child labor debate of 1920
  • Technology

    Technology
    Lie Detector
    First lie detector invented in 1921
  • Technology

    Technology
    John Harwood invented the self-winding watch
  • Education

    Education
    Gastalt Theory
    Gestalt Theory introduced
  • Education

    Education
    Piaget
    Jean Piaget’s “ The Childs Conception of the World” is published- His theory of cognitive development influences American education.
  • Political

    Political
    Stockmarket crash
    New York Stock exchange and the market crashStock market crash said to have occurred on Tuesday, October 24 and Thursday, October 26.
  • Business

    Business
    Crash of 1929
    The great crash of 1929
  • culture/social

    culture/social
    working women
    24% of women in the country were employed
  • Political

    Political
    Unemployment High
    Following the crash of the stock market unemployment reached 24.9%
  • Technology

    Technology
    Semi Joseph Begun built the worlds first tape recorder used for broadcasting.
  • Business

    Business
    United auto workers
    United auto workers stage their first sit down strike
  • Technology

    Technology
    First ball point pen
    First ball point pen with pressurized ink cartridge invented
  • Business

    Business
    First concept car
    Harley Earl created the Buick-Y-Job-considered to be the first concept car
  • Political

    Political
    Hitler invades Poland
    Hitler invades Poland
  • Education

    Education
    http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/David_Wechsler
    The Wechsler- Intelligence Scale is developed by David Wechsler. This is still used in schools today to help identify students needing special education.
  • culture/society

    culture/society
    President Roosevelt
    President Roosevelt pressured to ban military segregation
  • Technology

    Technology
    John Atanasoff and Clifford Berry built the first electronic digital computer at Iowa State University.
  • Business

    Business
    Kaiser Shipyards
    Kaiser's shipyards surpass all expectations of production
  • Technology

    Technology
    Z3
    Konrad Zuse completed the Z3- the worlds first electronic, fully programable digital computer
  • culture/society

    culture/society
    Naturalism
    Between 1943 and 1944 nearly 1 million people were naturalized.
  • Political

    Political
    Hiroshima bombed
    Atomic Bombs dropped on Hiroshima
  • Political

    Political
    Churchills Iron Curtain speech
    Churchill’s Iron Curtain speech sparks beginning of cold war
  • :Wave 3: Information Age

    :Wave 3: Information Age
  • society/culture

    society/culture
    Population Explosion
    In 1954 the country experienced the most births than any previous year
  • culture/society

    culture/society
    Fads
    Newest trends included Rock-n-Roll, silly putty and the Hula Hoop
  • Technology

    Technology
    Black Box
    David Warren invents the first black box flight recorder
  • Education

    Education
    Theory on operant behavior
    Skinner’s book” Science and Human Behavior” is published which explains his theory on operant behavior.
  • political

    political
    Racial segregation
    Brown vs Board of Education-begins unraveling US racial segregation
  • Business

    Business
    1956 Federal Aid Highway Act
    Eisenhower creates the interstates by signing the Federal Aid Highway Act
  • Political

    Political
    Sputnik 1
    Russia launches Sputnik-1
  • BUSINESS

    BUSINESS
    FIRST CREDIT CARD
    BANK OF AMERICA OFFERED THE FIRST CREDIT CARD IN 1958
  • Technology

    Technology
    Internal pacemaker was invented by Wilson Greatbatch
  • society/culture

    society/culture
    Birth Control
    Birth control/The Pill was made available
  • Political

    Political
    Creation of malls
    Creation of Malls – Department stores were testing night time shopping and starting to end the never open on Sunday policy
  • Education

    Education
    Proximal development
    - Lev Vytosky’s ideas are brought to the US- He is best known for his ideas on “ zone of proximal development"
  • Business

    Business
    Walmart
    First Walmart opens
  • Business

    Business
    Equal Pay
    Equal Pay for equal work
  • society/culture

    society/culture
    Civil Rights
    Civil Rights Act of 1964
  • Technology

    Technology
    Hand calculator
    First hand calculator was invented in 1966 by a team at Texas Instruments
  • Education

    Education
    cognitive learniing theories
    Jerome Brunner’s theories help popularize the cognitive learning theories
  • Technology

    Technology
    RAMRobert Dennard invented RAM( Random Access Memory)
  • culture/society

    culture/society
    Woodstock
    Hippies,drugs and rock-n-roll converge on the Woodstock festival
  • Political

    Political
    1970 prices
    Cost of US postage stamp was .06- cost of a gallon of gas .36- and the President was Richard Nixon
  • Technology

    Technology
    Floppy Disc
    In 1971 IBM introduced the first memory disc
  • Education

    Education
    Rehabilitation Act
    Rehabilitation Act becomes law and guarantees children with disabilities access to public schools
  • Business

    Business
    [First Digital Camera](Harles Seeberger Escalator Inventors)
    Steve Sasson of Kodak created the first digital camera
  • Technology

    Technology
    WordStar released
    Wordstar: Released by Micropro International, WordStar was the first successful word processing program for microcomputers.
  • society/culture

    society/culture
    Ronald Reagan
    Ronald Reagan was elected president.
  • Education

    Education
    Madeline Hunter
    Madeline Hunter’s direct instruction teaching model is widely used.
  • Political

    Political
    Recession
    Unemployment continued in the face of recession. By the end of the year nearly 12 million persons were jobless.
  • Education

    Education
    At risk schools
    1983- A report on schools deems we are a nation at risk and wants changes in all public schools.
  • Business

    Business
    AT&T Breakup
    AT&T is dismantled
  • Technology

    Technology
    Apple
    First Apple-Macintosh computer created by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak
  • Technology

    Technology
    Microsoft windows
    First version of Microsoft windows released
  • Political

    Political
    Gulf War
    Gulf war begins. Massive air attacks on targets in Iraq, Kuwait
  • Business

    Business
    Netscape
    Netscape goes public
  • Technology

    Technology
    Java
    James Gossling and the Green team created Java
  • society/culture

    society/culture
    OJ
    The country watched the saga of a football hero
  • Technology

    Technology
    Web TV invented
  • Education

    Education
    Multiculturalism
    James Banks book on multiculturalism changes thinking about multicultural education.
  • Political

    Political
    Madeline Albright
    Madeline Albright was sworn in as the first female secretary of state on January 23, 1997
  • Education

    Education
    Teacher report cards
    Higher education act requires teacher report cards
  • society/culture

    society/culture
    Columbine
    Mass killing at Columbine High School
  • Wave 4:Communication Age

    Wave 4:Communication Age
  • society/culture

    society/culture
    911
    Terrorism
  • Technology

    Technology
    iPod
    First iPod released
  • Education

    Education
    NCLB
    NCLB is signed
  • Technology

    Technology
    YouTube
    YouTube invented
  • Political

    Political
    Oil Prices
    oil hits $147 a barrel
  • Political

    Political
    Obama
    Obama elected first African American presidenthttp://noosphere.princeton.edu/obama.elected.html
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    Agricultural Age

    The age of agriculture began and people started to move away from wandering and begin to settle down into small villages and develop culture. Animals were domesticated and cattle were herded.
    As the knowledge of tools began to grow food production began t increase. With this new knowledge wealth developed and class bega to form.
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    Industrial Age

    Information or Knowledge age-driven by technology
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    Information Age

    This wave is driven by information technology.
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    Communication Age

    Fourth wave to include major breakthroughs in biotechnology and nano technology.