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Discoveries in the World

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Discoveries in the World

  1. 1. Discoveries in the World
  2. 2. The world of the apes <ul><li>The fire </li></ul><ul><li>They had to discover how to use it </li></ul><ul><li>The use of chert </li></ul><ul><li>Protect it </li></ul>
  3. 3. The wheel <ul><li>Used in carrying, wars </li></ul><ul><li>Human knew it about 5500 years ago </li></ul><ul><li>Its ancestor was the carriage or sleigh </li></ul><ul><li>First findings from Mesopotamia </li></ul>
  4. 4. The gunpowder <ul><li>From China, 800 B.C. </li></ul><ul><li>First just for fireworks and rockets </li></ul><ul><li>Muslims used it for shoot </li></ul><ul><li>The producing in Europe just in the 14th century </li></ul>
  5. 5. The Hungarians from 700 to 950 <ul><li>Good strategists </li></ul><ul><li>Some new inventions in strategy </li></ul><ul><li>A new kind of bow </li></ul><ul><li>Stirrup on the horses </li></ul>
  6. 6. A new continent <ul><li>Social, industrial reasons </li></ul><ul><li>New ideas in geography </li></ul><ul><li>1492, Christopher Columbus </li></ul><ul><li>Wanted to reach India </li></ul><ul><li>Amerigo Vespucci </li></ul>
  7. 7. Australia <ul><li>15th century: Chinese travellers </li></ul><ul><li>1500- 1600: Spanish, Portugese and Dutch ships </li></ul><ul><li>1770: James Cook took control on the continent </li></ul><ul><li>Convict colony, than part of the British Empire </li></ul><ul><li>1901, freedom and developing </li></ul>
  8. 8. ‘ Spinning Jenny’ <ul><li>Industrial Revolution </li></ul><ul><li>1764, James Hargreaves </li></ul><ul><li>Big developing in machine manufacturing </li></ul><ul><li>Steam-engines </li></ul><ul><li>These were the basics for the industrialization </li></ul>
  9. 9. The atom bomb <ul><li>Experiments in the WWII </li></ul><ul><li>American, Italian, English, Hungarian scientists </li></ul><ul><li>Hydrogen, uranium, plutonium bombs </li></ul><ul><li>The USA and the Soviet Union also had it </li></ul><ul><li>Hiroshima, Nagasaki </li></ul>
  10. 10. The Moon <ul><li>In the bipolar world there was a space technology contest too </li></ul><ul><li>21th July 1969, Apollo 11,Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, Michael Collins </li></ul><ul><li>True or hoax? </li></ul>
  11. 11. What about the future? Possibilities are endless…

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