Inventions for the 19th and 20th

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  • High Pressure Steam Engine

    High Pressure Steam Engine
    The High Pressure Steam Engine was invented by Richard Trevithick and Oliver Evans in 1800. The High Pressure Steam Engine lead to the automation of factories.
  • Jacquard Loom

    Jacquard Loom
    The Jacquard Loom is a mechanical loom that was invented by Joseph Marie Jacquard in 1801. The loom makes the process of manufacturing textiles easier by making complex patterns.
  • Morphine

    Morphine is a narcotic pain reliever used to ease pain.
  • Pattern Tracing Lathe

    Pattern Tracing Lathe
    A Pattern Tracing Lathe is a machine that cuts different patterns into metal
  • Friction Match

    Friction Match
    A Friction Match was invented in 1826 by John Walker. It is a match that was dipped in a paste of sulfur, gum, potassium cholorate, sugar and antimony trisulfide.
  • Rebreather

    Henry Fleuss invented a rebreather using stored oxygen and absorption of carbon dioxide by an absorbent, to rescue mineworkers who were trapped by water.
  • The Electric Lightbulb

    The electric lightbulb was invented by Joseph Swan in 1878 . It produces light by heating metal filament wire to a high temperature until it gloes
  • Flushometer

    William Sloan first made his "flushometer" style toilet flush valve, incorporating his patented design available to public.
  • Tobacco mosaic virus

    Tobacco mosaic virus
    The tobacco mosaic virus was discovered as a protein molecule by Wendell Stanley in 1935.