Pre-Industrial Age-People discovered fire , developed paper from plants,and forged weapons and tools with stone,bronze,copper and iron.
-Pre-industrial is a time before there were machines and tools to help perform tasks.
-Europe is known for its feudal system and Medieval era. Examples:
*Cave paintings(35,000 BC)
*Clay tablets in Mesopotamia(2400 BC)
*Papyrus in Egypt(2500BC)
*Dibao in China(20 Century)
Industrial Age-People used the power of team , developed machine tools,established iron production and the manufacturing of various products(including books through the printing press)
-the process of change from an agrarian and handicraft economy to one dominated by industry and machine manufacturing. Examples:
*printing press for mass production (19th century)
*newspaper- The London Gazette(1640)
Electronic Age-The invention of the transistor ushered in the electronic age.Early computers.in this age, long distant communication became more efficient.
- began when electronic equipment, including computers came into use. Examples:
*large electronic computer(1949)
*mainframe computer (1960)