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Thomas edison

  1. 1.  Thomas Edison was born on February 11, 1847.  He was born in Milan, New Jersey in the United States of America
  2. 2.  Thomas Edison was the last child ode Samuel Odgen Edison Jr. and Nancy Matthews Elliot.  He started to develop hearing problems at an early age.
  3. 3.  He was homeschooled by his mother because he was having problems with the teachers.  He studied telegraph the field of science and studied how to
  4. 4.  He didn’t actually invent the light bulb but, made it better that it was before.  The only thing that Thomas Edison actually making the electric chair.
  5. 5. One thing that happened during the period of time of 1867 to 1931 was World War I  World War I was 1914 to 1919.  Thomas Edison develops the first incandescent light bulb.  This happened on October 21st, 1879. 
  6. 6.  His influence on society is when he made the electric light bulb  Without the light bulb we can’t see anything when it is dark.
  7. 7. Officer of the Legion of Honor  The Matteucci Medal  The John Scott Medal  The Edward Lognstreth Medal 
  8. 8.  “Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.”  “Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.’
  9. 9.  Thomas Edison did a positive thing for the community. He helped us see in rooms in the dark.  Even though Thomas Edison did not make the first light bulb he helped by making it better than it was before
  10. 10.  http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/quotes/ t/thomasaed109004.html  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Ediso n

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