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Faith Castle-History of Communications

  • Jan 1, 1451

    Johnannes Gutenberg uses a press to print an old German poem.

     Johnannes Gutenberg uses a press to print an old German poem.
    http://www.historyguide.org/intellect/press.html
    A printing press is a device for applying pressure to an inked surface resting upon a print medium (such as paper or cloth), thereby transferring the ink. This is important becuase it led to future creations of print material.
  • Jan 1, 1565

    The pencil.

    The pencil.
    A pencil /ˈpɛnsəl/ is a writing implement or art medium constructed of a narrow, solid pigment core inside a protective casing which prevents the core from being broken or leaving marks on the user’s hand during use. The pencil is important so people can erase markings with wasting space by scratcing it out.
  • First Newspaper in Europe

    First Newspaper in Europe
    http://gh.oxfordjournals.org/content/24/3/387.abstract
    The first newspapers were important because they help spread the news faster in order to let citiznes know what's going around in the world.
  • Typewriter

    Typewriter
    http://site.xavier.edu/polt/typewriters/tw-history.html
    The QWERTY keyboard came to be called the "Universal" keyboard, as the alternative keyboards fought a losing battle against the QWERTY momentum
  • Ben Franklin FInds the first public library

    This is important because it alwasys people to gain knowledge for free through the use of a variety of books.
  • First African American newspaper

    First African American newspaper
    http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/Content.aspx?dsNav=N:4294963828-4294963805&dsRecordDetails=R:CS4415
    Freedom's Journal was the first African-American owned and operated newspaper published in the United States. Founded by Rev. Peter Williams, Jr. and other free black men in New York City, it was published weekly starting with the 16 March 1827 issue.
  • Joesph Henry invents the first electric telegraph

    Joesph Henry invents the first electric telegraph
    is the long-distance transmission of textual or symbolic (as opposed to verbal or audio) messages without the physical exchange of an object bearing the message.
  • Morose Code

    Samuel Morose invented the Morose Code
  • Telephone

    Telephone
    Alexander Ghram Bell invented the telepjone in Boston, 1876. It changed into smaller portable devices used with cords. This later led to inventions such as the cell phone, which is apart of everyday use.
  • George Eastman invents phtographoc film

    George Eastman invents phtographoc film
    Photographic film is a strip or sheet of transparent plastic film base coated on one side with a gelatin emulsion containing microscopically small light-sensitive silver halide crystals. The sizes and other characteristics of the crystals determine the sensitivity, contrast and resolution of the film.
  • Guglielmo Marconi invents the radio.

    Guglielmo Marconi invents the radio.
    The radio was a chance to listen to the news, music, and other entertainment before television.
  • Congress Establishes the Goverment Printing Office

    Congress Establishes the Goverment Printing Office
    an agency of the legislative branch of the United States federal government. The office prints and binds documents produced by and for the federal government, including the Supreme Court, the Congress, the Executive Office of the President, executive departments, and independent agencies.
  • Jospeph Maxwell inrtoduces electrical microphones

  • Time magazine created

    Time magazine created
    Time magazine is a weekly magazine known worldwide
  • First radio network linkup carries the World Series

    First radio network linkup carries the World Series
  • CBS created

    CBS created
    CBS is an American commercial broadcast television and radio network that is the flagship property of CBS Corporation.
  • Snow White

    Snow White
    Walt Disney produces the first animated feature. This is important because it changed the way we see movies for years to come.
  • CBS AND NBC

    CBS AND NBC
    CBS and NBC begin first newscasts which is important for the devleopment to news being spread.
  • Harry Truman's Inauguration in the first televised.

    Harry Truman's Inauguration in the first televised.
    Harry S. Truman's inaugural address, known as the Four Point Speech, was delivered by United States president Harry S. Truman, on Thursday, January 20, 1949.
  • Black and White Television

    Black and White Television
    Black and White television becomes part of the average American Home.
  • FIrst Computer Event

    The first commercially available, "misporduced" electronic computer entered the market.
  • Color tv

    Color tv
    Color television is a television transmission technology that includes information on the color of the picture, so the video image can be displayed in color on the television.
  • Online

    Online
    A global computer network emerged available, "mass produced" electronic computer entered the market in the United States
  • Online Calling

    Online Calling
    Software that allows you to call people on their computers or phones such as akype.
  • A phone that you can cook food.

    A phone that you can cook food.
    This phone is portable and you can cook food on it because it has oven/heat coming from it.