Social Studies Presentation
Pennsylvania “Firsts” Inventions
October 29, 2013
FIRST CREATIONS IN PA
Some first things that were created in PA were:
• the first artist successful in commercial art,
• the first law digest published,
• the first Christmas savings club, and
• the first book entered for copy right.
Some of the first food productions in PA were:
• larger Beer,
• mustard, and
• root beer.
Some of the first schools in PA were:
• a commercial high school,
• a graduate school for women,
• a nursing school, and
• the first roman catholic school.
FIRST ENTERTAINMENT ACTIVITIES
Some entertainment activities that were in
PA first were:
• the circus and
• an arcade.
Some of the first special inventions in PA were:
• a printing press in America,
• an automatic telephone system, and
• a Ferris wheel.
Some of the most important things were:
• the first nation’s capital,
• the first rolling mill,
• the first iron casting,
• the first carpet mill, and
• the first paper mill.
BOUNS SLIDE INVENTORS
Some inventors were:
• Walter E. Diemer
• Ben Franklin
• Richard James
• Hyman L. Limpan
• Edward Binney
• Harold Smith
• Townsend Speakman
WHY I LIKE PENNSYLVANIA
Here are some reasons of why I like
We have great state parks so I can go
camping. I also like how we are the
Keystone State and that means that we
are the strongest state!