Monthly Archives: June 2011

The World is Flat?

Please respond to this question in the comments section of this post: List and describe in detail one connection between the industrial and/or scientific revolutions and the “Flat World” of today as described by Thomas Friedman in the article/interview you … Continue reading

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Threshing Machine

Was created around 1784 by Andrew Meikle. It was used on farms for seperating grain from stocks and husks. It made the process of farming a lot easier because instead of having to do it by hand, a machine seperated … Continue reading

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The Flying Shuttle

The Flying Shuttle was a new invention that helped weavers work almost twice as fast. The operator of the machine does not need to touch the device much at all until the string needed to be reloaded. It was invented … Continue reading

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The sewing machine

This is the sewing machine invented by Elias Howe in 1846. The people used to make the clothes by the hand, sewed the shirts, pants and dresses using a needle and thread in the early 1800s. This machine changed all … Continue reading

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the Telephone

The telephone uses electrical signals and speech and transmit them through a wire into a receiver. What’s the result. The telephone is now able to transmit speech electronically. So you can talk to someone and hear as clearly as you … Continue reading

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The light bulb

The light bulb has a screw cap on the bottom that can attach to almost anything. There is a glass fuse enclosure next to connecting wires. Inside of the glass envelope, a coiled tungsten filament that is ready to go … Continue reading

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Steam Engine

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Printing Press

Have you ever wondered about what’s happening far from your home? If so then you need to visit your town printer. This is not new technology, the first printing press was invented by Johannes Gutenburg in the 1500’s but now … Continue reading

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THE STEAM ENGINE

  THE STEAM ENGINE Mail and information is able to travel much faster to where you want it to go. Not only is mail able to travel but you and your family as well. If you like to take long … Continue reading

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