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Us ch 14 and 16 2013

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Turn of the 20th Century

Turn of the 20th Century

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  • 1.  Used steam engine to drill oil (Pennsylvania) Removing oil from earth surface became practical
  • 2.  Discover cheaper and quicker wayto make steel Bessemer Process Air boiling produce strong and durablesteel lighter, more flexible, stronger, rust resistance
  • 3. Raw MaterialsExample: Iron OreMeltingHot air is pumped intoa furnace, melting iron atRefiningImpurities areremovedCastingLiquid steelcast into billetsand slabsRollingBillets and slabsRolled into finishproduct Discover cheaper andquicker way to makesteel Bessemer Process Air boiling producestrong and durable steel lighter, more flexible,stronger, rust resistance
  • 4.  Perfected the firstincandescent lightbulb establish the firstresearch laboratory(Menlo Park) “Genius is one percentinspiration and 99%perspiration”
  • 5.  created theelectricaltransformer (powerdistribution) alternating current made electricitysafer and lessexpensive
  • 6.  Invented the telephone Communication device
  • 7.  Invented the typewriter
  • 8.  Introduced refrigeration to the meatpackingindustryGustavus Swift and Philip Armour
  • 9. Invention/DevelopmentWho What otherinvention ordevelopment did itlead to?How did this invention contributed orhelped American lives today?Drilling of oil Edwin L. DrakeBessemerProcess (steel)Henry BessemerTelephone Alexander GrahamBellElectricity Thomas AlvaEdisonLaboratory EdisonTypewriter ChristopherSholesRadio Tesla / MarconiGustavus/SwiftRefrigeration
  • 10.  Used steam engine to drill oil (Pennsylvania) Removing oil from earth surface became practical
  • 11.  Discover cheaper and quicker wayto make steel Bessemer Process Air boiling produce strong and durablesteel lighter, more flexible, stronger, rust resistance
  • 12. Raw MaterialsExample: Iron OreMeltingHot air is pumped intoa furnace, melting iron atRefiningImpurities areremovedCastingLiquid steelcast into billetsand slabsRollingBillets and slabsRolled into finishproduct Discover cheaper andquicker way to makesteel Bessemer Process Air boiling producestrong and durable steel lighter, more flexible,stronger, rust resistance
  • 13.  Perfected the firstincandescent lightbulb establish the firstresearch laboratory(Menlo Park) “Genius is one percentinspiration and 99%perspiration”
  • 14.  created theelectricaltransformer (powerdistribution) alternating current made electricitysafer and lessexpensive
  • 15.  Invented the telephone Communication device
  • 16.  Invented the typewriter
  • 17.  Introduced refrigeration to the meatpackingindustryGustavus Swift and Philip Armour
  • 18.  Write one paragraph 5-7 sentences: Which invention or development describe inthis section had the greatest impact onAmerican culture today? Justify your choice: Think about the applications of inventions The impact of inventions on people’s daily lives The effect of inventions on the workplace
  • 19.  Designed railroadsleeping car

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