Invention Timeline Vanessa McManaway

  • Bifocals

    Binjaman Franklin invented the Bifocals in 1784. 1. Ben was buried in Christ Church Burial Ground. 2. He tought himself to read French, Spanish, and latin. Bifocals are a type of glasses. They help you see. So if you need to read you wont strugle.
  • Cotten Gin

    Cotten Gin
    Eli Whitney invented the Cotten Gin in 1792. 1. His birthday was December 8. 2. He died when he was 60. A cotten gin seperates the cotton and the seeds. This helds us so we dont have to do it yourself. It is a easy michine to help us.
  • Continuous Sewing Machine

    Continuous Sewing Machine
    John Knowles invented the Continuous Sewing Machine in 1818. 1. He was born in West Virjnia. 2. His dad was James M. Knowles. The continuous sewing machine help people put matereal together. It also helps the wemen in the older days make cloths. The only bad part about it is there was a peddle you had ot press to make ot work.
  • Mechanical Reaper

    Mechanical Reaper
    Cyrus McCormick invented the Mechanical Reaper in 1831. 1. He died May 1885. 2. He was born Febuary 15, 1809 in Rockybridge Country Virginia. The mechanical reaper helps by cutting down grain stalks. You also can cut grass and hey. This machine is very useful to farmers.
  • Morse Code

    Morse Code
    Samuel Morse invented the Morse Code in 1835. 1. On April 27 Samuel Morse was born in Charlestown Massachusetts. 2. He was the oldest child. The morse code was a code the used in the later days. They out it on lights. Maybe also in messeging.
  • Typewritter

    Christopher Sholes invented the Typeritter in 1866. 1. He was born in Mooresburg. 2. His brother was named Henrry Sholes. The typeritter is a useful invention now and back then. Back then and now are not much difforent they are used for writting mewssages. They are also use to write speeches.
  • Telephone

    Alexander Grand Bell invented the Telephone in 1875. 1. He was born in March 3, 1847. 2. His home town was Edinburgh Scotland. The telephone is a device to call people. The are you can talk to people without going to them. Now they have cell phones to call peope without a cord.
  • Zipper

    Whitcomb Judson invented the Zipper in 1893. 1. He was born in Chicogo Illiniois. 2. He went to Knox Collage. The zipper was a thing used to zip things together. It would help you hold stuff together. This was a good invention for caots and other things.
  • Air Conditioning

    Air Conditioning
    Willis Carrier invented the Air Conditioning in 1902. 1. His middle name was Haviland. 2. He died October 9, 1950. Air conditioning is a device to blow out cool air. This was to keep you cool on the hot days. We still have this invention today but it is more expensive and it probley works better.
  • Windshild Wipers

    Windshild Wipers
    Mary Anderson invented the Windshild Wipers in 1903. 1. She was born Washington DC. 2. Her mother was Katherine Erpenbeck. Winshild wipers are to clean off your car windows. They are mostly used for when to rains. They probly also be used for getting off alll the ice when it gets cold.
  • Microwave Oven

    Microwave Oven
    Percy Spencer invented the Microwave Oven in 1945. 1.He was 76 when he died. 2. He was born in July 9, 1993 in Howland Maine. The microwave oven is used to cook and heat stuff up. They probly cost alot but they were very helpful. They were helpful to house wifes. It makes there jobs of cooking easyer.
  • Computer Mouse

    Computer Mouse
    Douglas Engelbart invented the Computer Mouse in 1964. 1. He was born January 30,1925 in Portland Organ. 2. His full name is Douglas Carl Engelbart. The computer mouse is very helpful it moves the arow on the sceen of computers. They were probly a little big back then but now they are probly smaller.