THE GREAT INVENTIONS OF THE 1800S THAT FOREVER CHANGED THE WORLD BY BEN PHILLIPS

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In History
  • The Steamboat

    The Steamboat
    Invented by Robert Fulton, it helped transfer goods to different parts of America, especialy from west to east, or vice versa
  • Cotton Gin

    Cotton Gin
    Invented by Eli Whittney, this machine gave work to many men in the slave south, mainley by the great climate in the South and the textile mills opening up in Great Britain, which was able to give millions of dollars to american farmers and slave holders.
  • The Railroad

    The Railroad
    The first, invented by Samuel Homfrey, gave great transportation advantages of getting from one place to another, and putting up the rails gave great money to fund it and the people who put it together got rich.
  • Sewing Machine

    Sewing Machine
    Invented by Elias Howe, it made it a lot more faster to sew things up, and a mass production of cloth could be sewn up faster, saving lots of money.
  • The Telegraph

    The Telegraph
    Invented by Samuel F.B. Morse, the telegraph helped keeped all of America informed better of what was going on around the country.
  • Telephone

    Telephone
    Invented by Alexander Graham Bell, the telephone helped more than the telegraph ever could in relaying infomation from one part of the country to another
  • The Lightbulb

    The Lightbulb
    Invented by the one and only Thomas Edison, this invention brought the night life alive,by inventing the light bulb, people would be able to see after the sun went down, the allowed for more production to go on after dark