Technological Advancements During 1750-1900

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  • Sextant- Invented by John bird

    Sextant- Invented by John bird
    The Sextant was used for navigation.It is used to measure the elevation angle in objects. This was used many times by navy and military in order to pinpoint areas. This invention changed the lves of sailors on the seas because it became a reliable object to refer to when traveling from one place to another. It is the object that replaced the astrolobe and is still used today for military purposes.
  • Marine Chronometer Invented by John Harrison

    Marine Chronometer Invented by John Harrison
    The Marine Chronometer revolutionized water trasportation because it gave a precise and accurate time standard. Therefore, this advancement allowed sailors to determine the longitude by the means of celestial navigation. This invention allowed precise reading for sailors which made it easier for them to travel from destination to destination.
  • Spinning Jenny invented by James Hargreaves

    Spinning Jenny invented by James Hargreaves
    The spinning jenny allowed people, mainly woman, to spin wool faster and easier. The spinning jenny also made it possible to spin more than one ball of yarn or thread at a time which meant that it was easier to mass produce clothing or wool which lead to an increase in economy.
  • Spinning Frame or Water Frame Invented by Richard Arkwright

     Spinning Frame or Water Frame Invented by Richard Arkwright
    Spinning Frame or Water Frame was able to produce stonger threads of yarn. It was also first powered, automatic, and continuous textile machine and allowed peoople to move away from home manufacturing and into factory production of textiles. This invention allowed people to mass prodcue clothing which also lead to an increase of economy.
  • Indoor Plumbing

    Indoor Plumbing
    Indoor plumbling revolutionized homes and towns mainly in the US and Europe. Before, people were not using sanitary methods of discarding waste which kept towns unlean and lead to sicknessess. After this advancement, the amount of sicknesses decreased and towns became more clean and enviormentally friendly.
  • Hot Air Ballon Intented by Tracy Barnes

    Hot Air Ballon Intented by Tracy Barnes
    The Hot Air Ballon is the oldest successful hunamn carrying flight technology. Because it was the first successful human carrying flight, it meant that people would be able to easily travel to one destination to another. This invention also made an advancement in science as it used ideas of air, fire and gravity.
  • Steam Engine Invented by James Watt

    Steam Engine Invented by James Watt
    Prior to the invention, most work was done by mass production and hands. The steam engine was successfully invented by using various methods similar to the steam engine stamping mills and presses. This invention revolutionized transportation as it improved rail trasnportation as carriages pulled by animals were used before. The steam engine also made transporation faster and more reliable,
  • Morse Code Invented by Samuel Morse

    Morse Code Invented by Samuel Morse
    Morse Code used a letter based method of communication by the means of any type of signal that was able to be switched off and on like sound and light. It was able to transfer messages that was able to be heard over very noisey "cannels" which made radio communication more extensive and precise. In addition, morse code allowed messages to be transferred from one party to the next faster, compared to sending messages by a messenger.
  • Yale Lock Invented by Linus Yale

    Yale Lock Invented by Linus Yale
    The Yale Lock uses the same flat key with serrated edges similar to the ones everyone uses today. Without this invention, anything that had a roof over your head would be broken into and not as safe.
  • Escalator Invented by Nathan Ames

    Escalator Invented by Nathan Ames
    The invention of the escalator had become a time saver for everyone which people later applied the new technology to new coming department stores.
  • Submarine- Invented by Corneuius Drebble

    Submarine- Invented by Corneuius Drebble
    The first submarine to be used for war purposes was used in the American Revolution. Because of this invention, warefare became more effective because it was easier to disrupt merchant marines. It was now easier to fight in water because of the fact that the submarine was able to travel under water and attack any enemies.
  • Dynamite- Invented by Alfred Noble

    Dynamite- Invented by Alfred Noble
    Alfred worked in the construction buisness and found dynamite in his use when blowing out rock and other things to build bridges, tunnels and roads. Dynamite was also useful to revolutionaries as explosives in war.
  • Type Writer- Invented by Christopher sholes and Carlos Glidden

    Type Writer- Invented by Christopher sholes and Carlos Glidden
    Type writers allowed people to communicate easier with eachother as well as make message sending more efficient. The nvention of the type writer in a sense, inspired many to write more including books and poetry. Without this invention, the idea of a newspaper would not have been existent because the type writer allowed people to create the nwespapers.
  • Motion Pictures Invented by Eadweard Muybridge

    Motion Pictures Invented by Eadweard Muybridge
    With the invention of motion pictures, people would now be able to doctument images and moving pictures. This invention is also the reason why today people are able to view images of historical people, places and events because of the invention.
  • Telephone- Invented by Alexander Graham Bell

    Telephone- Invented by Alexander Graham Bell
    The Telephone is by far one of the most influental inventions. It allowed instant communication. This helped in many aspects. In war it woulb be easy to make descisinons and have them communicated in time. Today the phone is a MAJOR part of our society and very few people don't own one. Without phones many things would be impossible to get done.
  • Traffic Lights- Invented by JP Knight

    Traffic Lights- Invented by JP Knight
    The First Traffic Light was installed in Britain which was gas and opperated manaually a police officer. The new traffic light was made manual. The Traffic light advanced the ability to travel because it made streets safer.
  • Electric Light- Invented by Tohmas Edison

    Electric Light- Invented by Tohmas Edison
    Before Tohmas Edison invented the lightbulb many had tried to experiment with electric light. Tohmas Edisons was the only one to efficiently use a worthy amount of energy and get the light bulb to burn a decent amount of time. Edisons invention revolutionized lighting forever.
  • Automobiles Invented by Karl (Carl) Benz.

    Automobiles Invented by Karl (Carl) Benz.
    Originally, people traveled either by foot or horse drawn carriages. which was not only slow, but the horses made towns very unclean and unkempt. With the invention of automobiles, people were able to travel faster from place to place. It also gave a boost to the economy because people were now required to buy gas to run the automobile and a demand for automobiles increased because more and more people wanted a fater way to travel.
  • Machine Gun- Invented by Helge Palmcrantz

    Machine Gun- Invented by Helge Palmcrantz
    Machine guns were one of the first semi-portable and convinient guns. They affected war and malitia greatly because soldiers were able to efficantly carry the weapon from one place to another. Machine guns rapidly spat out bullets which also a large advancement because battle was more leathal, or deadly, to the opposing side.
  • Radio-Guglielmo Marconi

    Radio-Guglielmo Marconi
    Radios were a major advancement. Radios allowed news to be transmitted quickly.Many people were involved in the developement of the radio but Guglielmo was the one who "invented" it. Radio Transmitters allowed armies, Sargeants and soldiers to communicate faster and is a major advancement in communication.