Inventions and Technology Advances Between 1800-1850

Timeline created by mbbruce1
  • Count Alessandro Volta invents the battery

    Count Alessandro Volta invents the battery
    Source This set the basis of something to improve on for many years to come for the battery that we still use today.
  • Freidrich Winzor patents gas lighting

    Freidrich Winzor patents gas lighting
    Source This idea was formed and inspired Thomas Edison for his inventions later on.
  • George Stephenson designs first steam locomotive

    George Stephenson designs first steam locomotive
    Source This technolgy invention made communication much more efficient by enabling better transportation.
  • Friedrich Koenig invents improved printing press

    Friedrich Koenig invents improved printing press
    Source The printing press was obviously invented well before Koenig but his improvements made it much easier. From then on, they used steam powered presses instead of hand-operated presses.
  • Samuel Fahnestock invents first soda fountain

    Samuel Fahnestock invents first soda fountain
    Source The soda fountain has become a major source to dispense our favorite beverages at local restaurants and shops. Organizations like Pepsi and Coke were sure to take advantage of this later on.
  • Rene Laennec invents the stethoscope

    Rene Laennec invents the stethoscope
    Source The stethoscope is a major tool still used in medicine today. It has played a key role in helping doctors in the medical field almost two centuries later.
  • Charles MacIntosh invents the first raincoat

    Charles MacIntosh invents the first raincoat
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    The raincoat has much improved since this time but it helped start the trend of water repellant clothing on rainy days.
  • Michael Faraday invents the first toy balloon

    Michael Faraday invents the first toy balloon
    Source Who doesn't like balloons? This helped bring more excitement to us.
  • William Sturgeon invents the electromagnet

    William Sturgeon invents the electromagnet
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    The communication in science has been much improved thanks to this invention.
  • John Walker invents modern matches

    John Walker invents modern matches
    Source Matches were a major breakthrough in igniting fire instantly. Another invention that has withstood the test of time and something that we still use to this day.
  • W.A. Burt invents a typewriter

    W.A. Burt invents a typewriter
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    A communication tool that has helped in writings for organizations. The typewriter is now obsolete but since has went into the work we now do on computers.
  • Solymon Merrick patents the wrench

    Solymon Merrick patents the wrench
    Source A tool that has made major impacts on things being built and enhanced structures since then.
  • Rowland Hill invents the postage stamp

    Rowland Hill invents the postage stamp
    Source This is an invention that definitely helped with communication between many organizations. It helped with many postal services since then.
  • Samuel Morse invents morse code

    Samuel Morse invents morse code
    Source Another communication tool that really helped in the communication within many different organizations. Morse code was a big step in communciating with others in long distances.
  • Elias Howe invents the sewing machine

    Elias Howe invents the sewing machine
    Source The sewing machine was a major invention. It was used to make many garmets and articles of clothing that has since been enhanced by other orgnizations.