By: Marien Kind
The 19th century saw a drastic change from the home economy to mass production. Factories were erected not only by sources of water, but also in cities and towns all across Europe. This resulted in a plethora of new groundbreaking inventions in the 19th century...
By: William Kesatie
In the early 1790s, cotton growers in the United States - especially inland in the southern states - had a very large problem: their farming efforts weren't profitable. While cotton is one of the most common materials used in the creation of a large number...
By: Dangerous Toy
A loud bang shakes your ear drums and a lightening bolt travels faster than the speed of sound hitting the earth. A flash here, a drum roll there. What was so fantastic about this flash is that it could relate to what we call today...
By: Darian Peters
The history of the wheel stretches as far back as 3500BC in Sumeria, present day Iraq. Whislt some ancient wonders, such as the Pyramids and Stonehenge, were created without the use of the wheel, so much more was possible with the advent of the technology...
By: Darian Peters
The bicycle, one of the most potent symbols of our increasingly environmentally aware society, was quite a late arrival on the technological scene, being developed in Europe in the 19th Century. It now serves mainly to allow people to travel short journeys reasonably quickly using...
By: Darian Peters
One of the most fundamental advances in human history is the ability to measure the passage of time accurately. A number of techniques are known to have existed in the ancient world. The sundial, for example, showed the changing time of day in relation to...
By: Louanne Cox
For me the most important invention of the 19th century was made by a man called Joseph Fry in 1847 and it was a bar of chocolate, where would we be today without a readily available supply of chocolate? Whilst we're talking junk food the...
By: Drew Price
In today's society we take advantages of many luxuries and often forget about them until they stop working. Air conditioning is one of these luxuries that people most people have grown accustomed to. Why shouldn't they? Our ancestors would have jumped at the chance to...
By: Rita Chandler
Groundbreaking Inventions of the 20th CenturyThere are so many inventions from the 20th century, it would be hard to narrow down the greatest, considering more products were patented from 1900-1999 than any of the previous centuries. Patented products include radio receivers, air conditioners, color photography...
By: Rita Chandler
Groundbreaking Inventions of the 19th CenturyThe greatest invention of the 19th Century can only be the telephone. I could discuss facts about the creation of the telephone being perfected from a Wolfgang Von Kempelen invention that used bellows and wire. I could also discuss the...

 

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