The Industrial Age

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  • The first telegraph line

    The first telegraph line
    in 1844, Samuel F.B. Morse developed the telegraph, and sent the first message from Washingdon, D.C. to Baltimore. The messsage was "What hath God wroght?"
  • Seneca Falls Convention

    This women's rights convention was the beginning of the fight for Women's sufferage.
  • New steelmaking process

    New steelmaking process
    In 1856, British engineer Henry Bessemer developed a process for steelmaking. He patented it, and this process quickly made the steel from which railroads, bridges, and tools were made.
  • Afred Nobel's invention of dynamite

    Afred Nobel's invention of dynamite
    In 1866, Swedish chemist Afred Nobel invented the safer dynamite. Though his intentions were peaceful uses for his invention, such as in construction, much to Nobel's dismay, it was used in warfare. He later funded the Nobel prize, which is still awarded today.
  • The First Telephone

    The First Telephone
    Communication became even faster in 1876 when Alexander Graham bell patented his telephone.
  • The first automobiles

    The first automobiles
    In 1886, Nikolaus Otto recieved a patent for the first automobile, which had three wheels. A year later, Gottlieb Daimler introduced his four wheeled automobile.
  • The First Transatlantic Radio Message

    The First Transatlantic Radio Message
    In 1901, Guglielmo Marconi recieved the first transatlantic radio message, from Britian to Canada.
    (It is notable that Nikola Tesla claimed that Marconi was using several of Tesla's patents.)
  • The Wright Brothers' Flight

    The Wright Brothers' Flight
    in 1903, Orville and Wilbur Wright designed and flew the first airplane at Kitty Hawk, NC.