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Technology Over Time

  • 3500 BCE

    The wheel

    The wheel
    The invention of the wheel has changed the way people and goods move. Before the wheel was invented, the number of things people could transport over long distances was limited. When it was created the wheels can get you from place to place. The wheel was able to be the start of the evolutionary land transportation journey
  • 2500 BCE

    Horses are Domesticated

    Horses are Domesticated
    Horses were also used for transportation because they were capable of moving much further than humans at a much faster pace They are domesticated for use in transportation.
  • First Train Ever Built

    First Train Ever Built
    The first train ever built was in the United Kingdom, by Richard Trevithick. The maximum speed was around 48 miles per hour.
  • First Bicycle Invented

    First Bicycle Invented
    In 1817, in Germany, Baron Karl Von Drais made the first-ever bicycle. This early bicycle had no pedals, and its frame was a wooden beam.
  • The first bus

    The first bus
    In 1830 Sir Goldworthy Gurney of Great Britain designed a large stagecoach driven by a steam engine that may have been the first motor-driven bus.
  • First Automobile Made Running on Gas

    First Automobile Made Running on Gas
    In 1885, in Mannheim, Germany, Karl Benz made the first automobile that ran on gas. It was the first car that had an internal combustion(gasoline).
  • First Electric Car

    First Electric Car
    In 1884, the first electric car was made by Thomas Davenport. It took Davenport 132 trials before to finally make this car. The vehicle was a six-passenger wagon capable of reaching a speed of 23 kilometres per hour
  • The Bullet Train

    The Bullet Train
    In 1964, the Bullet Train was made by Hideo Shima, in Tokyo, Japan. The maximum speed of this train was 186 miles per hour.