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Industrial Revolution

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    Industrial Revolution

  • Electric lamp

    Electric lamp
    Humphry Davy invents the first electric light - the first arc lamp. Makes home life easier for people with the money to buy one.
  • Locomotive

    George Stephenson designs the first steam locomotive. Eventually makes travel over long distances much easier. Also alows massive amounts of goods to be transported across land easily.
  • Electromagnet

    William Sturgeon invented the electromagnet
  • Typewriter

    American, W.A. Burt invents a typewriter. Alows papers and books to be written more efficiently
  • McCormick Reaper

    McCormick Reaper
    American, Cyrus McCormick invents the first commercially successful reaper. Reduces the amount of work needed to harvest crops. Production increases.
  • Wrench

    Solymon Merrick patents the wrench.
  • Photography

    Englishmen, Henry Talbot invents calotype photography.
  • Revolver

    Samuel Colt invented the first revolver. makes life on the frontier more and less dangerous. this invention is widely used in the Civil War
  • Telegraph

    Samuel Morse invents the telegraph. Begins a time of lightning fast communication
  • Morse code

    Morse code
    Samual Morse invents Morse Code. This system of tones is used to turn the telegraph into an effective mode of comunication