Essay On Gilded Age Technology

comparative Essay
578 words
578 words

Since the beginning of humans technology was developing, at the beginning it was revolutionary invention of wheel and latter many other inventions were developed and widely used by people. In this project I will focus on American technological development since the Gilded Age. As the era of Gilded Age was closely associated with rapid economic growth many new things were invented. Typewriter was invented in 1873 by Cristopher Latham Sholes. He was working on prototype that later that year he sold to Remington and Sons who would mass produce the machine and sell it to many writers. Some of the first famous books written by his machine were “Adventures of Tom Sawyer” Structural Steel Bridge was master piece of engineer James Buchanan in 1874 across the Mississippi river. This type of construction was something unseen …show more content…

Thanks to his assembly line he also made this car available to many people by reducing its price and producing it faster. In 1926 Robert H. Goddard, Professor of Physics at Clark University makes the first successful launch of a liquid-fueled rocket. The rocket reaches 41 ft. in altitude. Device that any home is unimaginable without called television was invented in 1927 by Philo Farnsworth. Many companies around the world are producing it now but RCA was one of the first ones. Invention of Digital Computer in 1939 by John Atanasoff and Clifford Berry of Iowa State College changed the course of the world. This machine could store data and perform addition and subtractions using binary code. In 1945 first Atomic Bomb was built by J.R. Oppenheimer and Arthur H. Compton and the rest is history. Dr. Albert Sabin develops a polio vaccine in 1957 using strains of polio too weak to cause infection but strong enough to activate the human immune system. His invention will put an end to the polio epidemics that have crippled thousands of children

In this essay, the author

  • Explains how they will focus on american technological development since the gilded age, which was closely associated with rapid economic growth.
  • Explains that cristopher latham sholes invented the typewriter in 1873 and sold it to remington and sons.
  • Explains that the structural steel bridge was a master piece of engineering by james buchanan in 1874 across the mississippi river. alexander graham bell invented the telephone and thomas watson was his personal assistance on this project.
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