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  1. 1. Thomas Edison By Yvon Pierre
  2. 2. Edison's Date of Birth • Thomas was born in Milton, OH on February 11, 1847 • Thomas died in West Orange, NJ on October 18, 1931
  3. 3. Edison’s Background • Mother- Nancy Elliott • Father- Samuel Edison • Thomas’s education- high school dropout
  4. 4. Edison's Achievements • Edison was the first to improve the light bulb.
  5. 5. Historical Epoch in Thomas's timeline • At the time when Thomas was 14 the Civil War started in the U.S. • At age 67, World War 1 started in Europe
  6. 6. The Influence of Society • He was influenced to make the light bulb better so it can last longer
  7. 7. Edison's Awards • • • • Officer of the legion of honour Matteucci medal John Scott medal Edward Lognstrenth medal
  8. 8. Edison's Quote • I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work
  9. 9. Reflection in Life • Thomas Edison was a great man who re-designed the light bulb to what it is today
  10. 10. Citations • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Edison • www.brainyquotes.com/quotes/author/t/thomas • http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=edison+li ght+bulb&FORM=HDRSC2&adlt=strict#a

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