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History of the Telegraph

- The electric telegraph is a now outdated communication system that was used to transmit electric signals over wires from location to location that translated into a message by people at stations. The non-electric telegraph was invented by Claude Chappe in 1794. This system was visual and used a semaphore, an alphabet based on flag language, and depended on a line of sight for communication. This “optical telegraph” was replaced by the electric telegraph, eventually. In 1809, a crude telegraph was invented in Bavaria by Samuel Soemmering....   [tags: communication, ]

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Cooley and the Telegraph

- Former Michigan Supreme Court Justice Thomas M. Cooley, in a forward-looking article, advocated for extending Fourth Amendment protections to telegrams in 1879. Cooley articulated a position that both foreshadowed 20th century arguments over telephone wiretaps, and reflected his late-19th century concerns. Cooley’s Inviolability of Telegraphic Correspondence advocated for protecting correspondence sent via this relatively new technology from “unreasonable searches and seizures.” As support, Cooley turned first to the influential English case of Entick v....   [tags: Supreme Court Justice, Search and Seizure]

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Remembering the Telegraph

- In an age of telephones and computers and emails, for many of us it is difficult to imagine a time when we couldn't talk to people from miles and miles away on a moment's whim. Indeed, there was in fact an era when our epiphanies were not instantly transferable, and they often had to stay in our heads for a little while until we could transcribe them to paper and wait days, weeks, even months for them to be carried away on a horse in an envelope. Morse code and the electric telegraph was the first time in human history that communication was sent through electric means, and would shape the progress of communication for the rest of history to come....   [tags: inventions that changed the world]

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The Functions and Structure of the Legendary Telegraph

- The telegraph, which revolutionized communication, was the first step in making people to talk to one another easily. It had lead people to take a step in something we commonly use today, but with different methods. The process, in which it worked, electromagnetics, was still an experimental study during the time it was being developed. As Morse’s curiosity lead to one of the greatest steps in the world of communication, it helped people get closer to one another. Not only was it when it was used during its golden age, but it also brought the Morse code with it which is still useful in today’s world....   [tags: history of communication technology]

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The Invention of the Telegraph and Morse Code

- ... During World War II, the telegraph was magnificently valuable. It made instantaneous communication between commanding officers, even other armies, a possibility. On an individual level, the telegram made communication between family and friends around the world feasible. For the first time in history new could travel around the world in a day. Because of this availability of new information, people stayed more informed and were in return more involved in national issues. Alexander Graham Bell and Elisha Gray both independently designed a telephone in the 1870s....   [tags: machine, communication, society, wire]

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Abraham Lincoln And The Telegraph

- Abraham Lincoln and the Telegraph: A Turning Point in Warfare Communication Erin Bristow Junior Division Historical Paper Paper Length: 1732 Words When Samuel Morse developed the telegraph and sent its first message in 1844, he had no idea of the effect that it would bring to the future of communication. He would change warfare, politics, and the world forever. Before the telegraph, all warfare communication was very slow and costly via horseback. In the 1860s, the American Civil War raged on between the Northern and Southern states over the issues of slavery, states’ rights, and President Abraham Lincoln’s actions during his presidency....   [tags: American Civil War, Abraham Lincoln]

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Developing the Electrical Telegraph

- Electrical Telegraph is a device that uses electrical signals to instantaneously send and receive messages over great distances via telecommunication lines or radio. The originator of this way of communication was electromagnetic telegraph from early years of 19th century which enabled first transfer of coded messages between vast amounts of land. Electrical telegraph (most commonly called just telegraph) was first introduced by several scientists from United States and America, but most common name associated with it is Samuel Morse who won the patent rights to this device and was one of the contributors in the creation of Morse code....   [tags: morse, communication, wires]

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The Effect of Users on the Development of the Telegraph and Telephone

- Starr argues that it is the government and political decisions that mainly influence the development of the post office, telegraph, and telephone during the 19th and early 20th centuries. While accurate in some regards, this view is too narrow-sighted in that it forgets the impact that users (individuals and organizations) had on the development of the various technologies. It also overlooks the fact that the users of the systems are able to influence the government, either through voting or through lobbying, and can therefore be responsible for the very decisions that Starr attributes solely to the government....   [tags: Socio-Technical Systems]

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Communication Technology: The Impact of the Telegraph on Society

- Over the course of the next two essays, we will address the factors which made the advent of the telegraph in 1876 such a deciding influence on the future prospects of the technology industry as well as the growth of communication itself. We will also observe examples of just a few of the logistical, financial and distributional processes that go into the publication of a magazine designed for controlled circulation. Essay #1 Before the invention of the telegraph in 1844 by Samuel Morse and his colleagues, news and messages traveled at a much more laborious and protracted rate....   [tags: Technology ]

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The History of American District Telegraph Company

- ... It can be attached to all electronics and will give law enforcement the ability to track stolen electronics. The device is paper thin and attaches to the interior of the chosen electronic device. It does not interfere with the operation of any of the electronic devices. To explain to a lay person about how the device attaches to his or her device, it is a thin strip with miniature tracking device embedded into the strip. The strip has strong adhesive and can, at this time, only be installed or removed by a representative of ADT....   [tags: transmit, security, GPS tracking device, ]

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Alexander Bell And The Invention Of The Telegraph And Telephone

- Way before we had cell phones and Internet ; we had to travel great distances to deliver messages.This method of delivering messages took along time. Fast forward a couple hundred centuries to a man that changed the face of faster communication with the invention of The Telegraph and the Telephone. Mr Alexander Graham Bell was born March 3, 1847 in Edinburgh, Scotland. His middle name Graham was added to his full name when he was only 10 years old. During his childhood, Alexander Bell Experienced many positive influences that helped him to become the famous man he is today....   [tags: Mobile phone, Telephone, Alexander Graham Bell]

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The Invention Of Telegraph During The Industrial Revolution

- There were some great changes that came about during the industrial revolution times, as population increased/ grew and people starting moving to form cities, this increased the demand for products, not only did it bring changes in the world of communication and how we traveled, it also brought changes in our overall quality of life, and these changes helped the society to move from an agrarian to primary industrial. The changes helped fixed many inefficiencies that existed and limited production, an example would be the power loom which moved textiles from cottage to industries....   [tags: Industrial Revolution, Rail transport]

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Telegraph Communication In The Civil War

- I. The Telegraph and Abraham Lincoln The urgency of communication was never much felt until the beginning and use of telegraphy. It was much easier to transmit and receive messages over long distances that no longer needed physical transport of letters. As such, Abraham Lincoln made use of this medium described in an unprecedented manner that revolutionized and secured the status and dealings of his national leadership. When Lincoln arrived for the 1861 inaugural, there were no existing telegraph line to the War Department and even the White House itself....   [tags: US History Civil War Communication]

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Telegraph to Telecom: Transitions in Time

- A major milestone in the history of telecommunications was the invention of the electric telegraph. It was the beginning of communication via wire. The computer industry is typically thought of as new, but the essential technology of computer networks was developed when Americans were migrating westward. The Magnetic Telephone Company, as well as dozens of other high tech companies of the nineteenth century, followed the railways with miles and miles of telegraph lines. (Derfler & Freed, 2003)....   [tags: American History]

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The Invention Of The Steamboat, Canal, Railroad, Railways, And Telegraph

- Around the year 1800, there are some significant political, economic, and social changes. These changes affected Americans significantly. Americans in nineteenth century described that freedom is the most important character of their country. Freedom was connected with economic and democracy but it is also influenced by the slavary system. In the first half of the nineteenth century, the Market Revolution was famous in America. It was an economic revolution marked by industrialization, improvements in transportation, and expansion....   [tags: United States, Slavery in the United States]

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The Construction of a Nation Through the use of The Printing Press, Postal Service & Telegraph

- Founded as a republic, the United States would be a nation where its citizens would have plentiful freedoms including the freedom to receive current and reliable information made by the state to in turn help them make better decisions about their families, cities, and country. Thomas Jefferson, America’s third President and father of the U.S. Constitution, stated “an informed citizenry is the only true repository of the public will.” In order for Jefferson’s wishes to be carried out, revolutionary ideas and technological advances would need to occur and so it did with the importation of the printing press, the creation of the postal service, and the invention of the electric telegraph....   [tags: Information Technology, Communication]

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The First Form of Communication over Long Distances

- The telegraph is one of the most efficient and critical inventions made during the Industrial Revolution. It did a lot more than simply allow us to communicate over long distances, it contributed during wars, kept us from future wars and allowed us to spread important information across the globe at high speeds. The Telegraph had its appearance between the 18th and 19th century, making it the first form of communication over long distances and also making it a landmark on human history. To become the remarkable invention it is today, the telegraph was dramatically innovated through the minds of many great inventors, each adding on to its complexity and of course, its communication efficienc...   [tags: telegraph, communication, robert hooke]

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The Civil War: The Birthplace of Modern Technology

- By utilizing the technological developments such as the railroad, the telegraph, naval improvements, firearms, and photography, despite the fact that many of these new technologies were being created for different purposes, the War organizers from the North used them to their advantage in securing a victory; almost every new invention during the time period was utilized and played a part in the war, regardless of whether or not it was made specifically for it. The introduction of Mr. Lincoln's High-tech War By Thomas B....   [tags: technological development, telegraph]

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AT&T and Alexander Graham Bell

- Company Overview In 1875 AT&T began its company, which was invented by Alexander Graham Bell. Graham had help in forming this global company from two men, Gardiner Hubbard and Thomas Sanders financially. Bell being the inventor tried and successfully invented a talking telegraph. In the few years to follow, Bell earned patents and in 1877 the three men formed the Bell Telephone Company to display the new invention, the telephone. In 1878 the first telephone exchange took place under license from Bell Telephone in New Haven, CT....   [tags: talking telegraph, international telephone]

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Types of Long-Distance Communication

- For hundreds of years, or at least since pens and paper became commonplace, people who wanted to get in touch with other people separated by distance had only one way to do it: they wrote letters, the only means of long-distance communication, at least until the invention of the telegraph in the 19th century. But where would Western civilization be without letters. As author of ‘To the Letter” Simon Garfield stated, we wouldn't have most of the New Testament—whatever you may think of St. Paul, he was indisputably a tireless letter writer....   [tags: letters, telegraph, email, mail]

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Biography of Samuel F.B. Morse

- ... His artistic talent attracted Washington Allston, a famous artist, who invited Morse to travel to England to meet with Benjamin West. He then later attended the Royal Academy where he studied Neo-classical arts of the Renaissance such as the works by Raphael and Michelangelo interested him. Throughout Morse’s painting career he did works for people such as James Monroe, a United States president, and Marquis de Lafayette, one of the biggest supporter of the American Revolution. While painting a portrait of the Marquis De Lafayette, a message was delivered to Samuel Morse about his wife dying....   [tags: invention, telegraph, morse, code, painter]

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Civil War Weapons

- Every American citizen over the age of six or seven should at least know the words “American Civil War”. Of the millions who have, most only know a little about it, like who won, and who the president was during the time. Many people do not think about all of the weapons of the time, though. I mean, the Iron Clad, Train, Telegraph, and the Gatling Gun are popular, but not many people think about revolvers and the Minie Ball. You didn’t think about that, did you. Technological changes during the American Civil War changed the tide of who was winning and who was losing....   [tags: gatling gun, telegraph, revolvers]

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History Of Cars, Telegraphs And Television

- What’s the first thing you do when you want to talk to your mom but she is not at home. You just get your cell phone and call her. That was an easy task. How about if you lived during the 1860’s when the American Civil War took place. Now, how would you contact her. Not that easy anymore. For the last generations, we take everything for granted. We are surrounded by technology and we don’t even give a thought how everything was created. Some things that have changed our world of technology during the last century are: telegraphs, cars, and television....   [tags: History Technology Innovation]

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Adam Foulds's Life and Accomplishments

- Currently, living in South London with his wife, Canadian photographer Charla Jones, Adam Foulds has come a long way in his thirty years on this planet. Born in 1974, on the border of London and Essex County, Foulds was a child of wonder. From an early age, Foulds found love in bird watching and natural history, believing he would grow up to become a zoologist (Wroe). Foulds attended Bancroft’s School in Woodford Green where at age fifteen he discovered his talent for writing, when a teacher suggested he wrote a piece for the school’s poetry club (Elgot; “Adam Foulds- UEA”)....   [tags: english writer, novelist, london telegraph]

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Biography of Alexander Graham Bell

- Alexander Graham Bell had prepared himself to follow the professional footsteps of his father and grandfather in the teaching of proper articulation and the correction of speech defect. He became a teacher of speech to the deaf. Early in his training, his investigation into the nature of sound led him to study electricity. It was out of this work, together with his understanding of the organs of the organs of speech and hearing, which his invention grew. He attempted to apply sound to telegraphy in a device called the harmonic telegraph....   [tags: sound, telegraphy, messages]

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A Detailed Comparison Between Tabloid and Broadsheet Newspapers

- A Detailed Comparison Between Tabloid and Broadsheet Newspapers The Sun and Telegraph, both support the conservative party but are very different. These papers have been chosen because they are representatives of stereotypical broadsheets and tabloids and are both best sellers, but both have similarities and differences. Rupert Murdoch owns the Sun, and Hollinger International owns The Telegraph. A tabloid paper is two A4 sheets wide and the name tabloid comes from the French word tablet, reflecting the size of the paper....   [tags: Papers]

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Communication Inventions During The Civil War

- Communication Inventions The Civil War was the first modern war due communication inventions. The war between the Union and the Confederacy was one of the most influential battles fought in the history of the United States. This war determined the future of America. New technology inventions were responsible for the American Civil War being as intense as it was. Both the North and the South took advantage of new inventions such as the electric telegraph, and advanced weaponry. Development of the mail system and journalism expanded throughout the nation, also a great advantage to both sides....   [tags: American Civil War, Abraham Lincoln, Morse code]

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Comparing Tabloid and Broadsheet Newspapers

- Comparing Tabloid and Broadsheet Newspapers In the last century, English newspapers have been categorized into two main groups: Tabloids and Broadsheets. The Telegraph and The sun are the most popular Tabloids and Broadsheets. Hollinger International owns the Telegraph while the media tycoon Rupert Murdoch owns the Sun, The Times and The BSkyB Television network. These papers are perfect examples of British newspapers. They both support the Conservative Party, although The Sun does tend to sway, but always comes back to The Tories point of view....   [tags: Papers]

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Northern Advantages of the American Civil War

- Northern Advantages of the Civil War Some people thought that the winner of the Civil War was determined by the side with the most guns, but the North's victory involved much more. The Civil War produced new technological advances and Lincoln used them to his advantage. One example is how he used trains and the telegraph to help him win the war. During the American Civil War the Union had a number of advantages against the South. Abraham took advantage of his knowledge of the railroad system to help him win the war....   [tags: American History, Abraham Lincoln, Slavery]

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Comparing the Ways Newspapers Sell Their Message

- Comparing the Ways Newspapers Sell Their Message Introduction For my English media studies coursework I shall compare the way in which each given newspaper seeks to sell its message. I shall also say which publication I think is most effective at selling its self and which publication I would buy. British newspapers have been around for nearly three centuries. Newspapers fall into two distinct categories: Tabloids such as Express, Sun, Mirror and Broadsheet such as Times, Independent and Telegraph....   [tags: Papers]

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History of Communication

- Since the beginning of time, people have always been looking for means of communication, but a way to communicate in a fast and easy way. In earlier times, Egyptians carved on rocks, leaving records for the next civilization. The Incans of South America knotted several colored pieces of string in a specific pattern and had a messenger run to the next village to deliver it. Many wrote messages on paper to be delivered by a messenger and some simply sent a messenger to deliver the message orally. Of course, there were many problems with these means of communication....   [tags: Communication]

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Thomas Alva Edison: The Man of a Thousand Inventions

- “I find out what the world needs. Then I go ahead and try to invent it (Sullivan 5).” These are the word that Thomas Alva Edison lived his life by. This is why he is known as the greatest inventor in Americas history. Thomas was granted 1093 patents over his life time. Some of the main inventions that changed the world are the electric light bulb, phonograph and movie camera and projector and much more(Jenkins 1). Thomas Edison is well known for his invention of electricity but he has made many more contributions to society....   [tags: Thomas Edison, Inventions,]

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A Comparison of School Riots Newspapers

- A Comparison of School Riots Newspapers In Bideford, Devon a disturbance broke out in a comprehensive school. The Daily Mirror and The Daily Telegraph both wrote a report on the story but their comments were quite different. I will analyse both papers use of language and their effect on the reader will be compared along with how emotive the tabloid and the broadsheet are. The two headlines for each story immediately show you how different the two papers are. The headline in the Daily Mirror is very emotive....   [tags: Papers]

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Compare and Contrast the Presentational, Structural and Linguistic Features of the Two Texts

- Compare and Contrast the Presentational, Structural and Linguistic Features of the Two Texts In both articles there are many features and techniques to capture the readers attention to be compared and contrasted. Some features are more effective than others are. One article may be more presentable, and eye catching than the other, however this doesn't mean that it is the better of the two. In this review, the differences between 2 articles; 'The weekly Telegraph' and 'The Straits Times' will be compared and analysed....   [tags: Papers]

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Edison Became Deaf By Thomas Alva Edison

- On February 11, 1847, in a town called Milan in Ohio, Thomas Alva Edison was born hearing to parents Samuel Ogden Edison Junior and Nancy Elliott Edison. It was not until later that Edison became deaf. He was born the youngest of Samuel and Nancy’s seven children, although three weeks after his mother died in 1871, his father began a relationship with Mary Sharlow, who was the housekeeper, and they went on to have three daughters (National Park Service). Although born in Ohio, much of his childhood was spent in Port Huron, Michigan....   [tags: Hearing impairment, Deaf culture, Thomas Edison]

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Brief Biography of Thomas Alva Edison

- “I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work”(brainyquote.com 2014) . These are the words of Thomas Alva Edison, possibly the most famous inventor in American History. With 1,093 patents to his name, no one has even come close to his greatness. Thomas loved inventing and never thought anything as a failure, even his mining failure, which was possibly the worst of them all. He was affected by an interesting childhood, thus he had an enterprising career, and was remembered with an amazing legacy (invention.smithsonian.org 2014)....   [tags: Inventor, Patent]

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Biography of Thomas Edison

- Have you ever wondered how the light bulb works. Do you know the genius brain behind the creation of the light bulb. It is a simple but really useful thing that can help us to pass our daily life. Edison is the man. He is one of the greatest inventors in the history. His creation had changed the world a long time ago. He was known to be one of the people with the most perseverance and patience. The light bulb we know today is one of his greatest and most influential inventions. Without his perseverance and patience, he won’t be as successful as the world knows him today....   [tags: light bulb, invention]

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The Influcen of the Fashion Industry on Teenagers' Standard of Beauty

- Nowadays, fashion industry is such a negative push on teenagers’ standard of beauty that it is now becoming an unsolved dilemma for our society. Firstly, Sarah Murdoch, the representative of Bonds underwear, is of the opinion that fashion industry encourages “unhealthy body images” (Dunkerley, 2008) that is thought to be unrealistic and unhealthy for most women and girls. Besides, the fact that most designers prefer to choose thin models than bigger size ones (Bolger, 2007) shows us an astonishing phenomena that there are series of clothes from size 0 to size 4 seen not only in the fashion shows but also even on the sale markets because they think that there will be “stigma attached” when do...   [tags: Fashion]

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The History Of Acronyms And Discover The Transition From Coded Language

- In 2007, AT&T ran a commercial that would soon become viral due to its tongue-in-cheek representation of teenagers speaking “shorthand”. The commercial starts with a mother upset at her daughter for her excessive texting. The commercial gained popularity for its tagline, which appears after the mother asks, “Who have you been texting fifty times a day?” to which the daughter replies, “IDK my BFF Jill.” AT&T’s caricature of the 2007 preteen was closer to the truth than they would have thought. In today’s society, acronyms such as “LOL”, “OMG”, “IDK”, and “WTF” have breached the English language and are used commonly in every day conversation....   [tags: Text messaging, SMS, Mobile phone]

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Cellphones Should be a Privilege for Teenagers not a Necessity

- We as humans have always needed the ability to communicate with each other; this is how we express our emotions, feelings, concerns and also how we pass down our knowledge from one another. Communication has been the key to hour species survival; this is how we let each other know the latest information that relates to our lives. However, getting the information from one place to another especially across countries or even continents has always been a difficult task, many times the information got lost or it just never reaches its destination....   [tags: Effects on Generation, Technology, Mobile Devices]

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Population, Industry, and Generals: How the Confederacy Survived to 1865

- Both Grant and Lee had fought during the Mexican-American War, allowing them to obtain precious experience prior to the Civil War. However, many Union generals were political appointees, and had little or no combat experience. There were some incredible embarrassments caused by the necessity of Lincoln appointing political generals to appease certain parties. One example is Ben Butler, “[Walrus-like] Ben Butler of Massachusetts became the center of every conceivable controversy…” (Catton 82). There were others who seemed good at first but broke down later....   [tags: mexican-american war, civil war]

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Samuel F.B. Morse

- Samuel Finley Breese Morse was born on April 27, 1791, in Charlestown, just outside of Boston, Massachusetts. He was the son of Jedidiah Morse, a pastor who was as well known for his geography as Noah Webster, a friend of the family, was known for his dictionaries. At Yale College, Morse was an indifferent student, but his interest was aroused by lectures of the newly-developing subject of electricity, and he painted miniature portraits. After college, to the discomfort parents, Morse directed his enthusiasm to painting, which he studied in England....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Great Andrew Carnegie Born

- The beginning was very meager for young Andrew Carnegie born in a small town named Dunfermline in Scotland on November 25th 1835. His father was a hand loom weaver with an immense shroud of pride in his trade and his mother a seamstress who worked with local shoemakers. (Bio. A&E Television Networks) The family was able to survive comfortably for the early years of young Andrews’s life by working in the trades they were skilled in until industry spread to Dunfermline. Andrew’s morals and personality was developed early on in life....   [tags: Andrew Carnegie, Homestead Strike]

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The Great American Inventor

- In 1868 Edison, an independent inventor flourished with an acquiring reputation as a top inventor. In Newark, by creating and improving stock tickers, he managed and prepared a manufacturing shop. His profession comprised upon improving the achievement of the quadruplex telegraph, which sent two messages simultaneously in each direction on one wire. Here, he met Alexander Graham Bell and his associate Benjamin Franklin Bredding. Bredding was much more advanced in the techniques of telegraphy and electricity out of both Edison and Bell.Thomas Alva Edison was born on February 11, 1847 in Milan, Ohio, to Samuel Ogden Edison, Jr....   [tags: Entrepreneur ]

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The Invention of the Telephone: Alexander Graham Bell

- Growing up as a child living with his deaf mom, Eliza, Alexander Graham Bell sympathized with the hearing impaired and later devoted his life to teaching speech and liberating deaf children. In 1870, Bell and his family moved to Canada where Melville taught his son Visible Speech and setup teaching jobs for him around New England. One year later Alexander Graham Bell moved to Boston, which was a hotspot for commercial, education, and scientific activity. He began writing articles on deaf education and teaching scientific lectures (Grosvenor, Wesson)....   [tags: biography, education, sound]

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Investigation Into Correlation Between Newspapers

- Investigation Into Correlation Between Newspapers Plan I have been asked to do a project about different newspapers. The newspapers I have chosen are: The sun, Express, Times, Telegraph, Metro and News of the world. I have chosen these as they are all different newspapers. I will collect data to see if there is any correlation between the newspapers. The things that I am going to find out is the numbers of photo's, pages on sport, size (perimeter), price and total number of pages....   [tags: Papers]

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Introduction and Globalization of Mobile Phones and How They Affect Our Society Today

- This report is on the introduction and globalization of mobile phones and how they ultimately affect our society today. I will detail the origins of the first telephones, including the innovative and creative minds that were the first inventors of the device all the way to how the modern cell phone was created and used to this day. It is imperative to understand that without established “networks,” our current mobile phones would essentially be rendered useless. These “3G/4G” networks are what allow us to stay connected within such a telecommunication-based environment that we, as people, live in today....   [tags: history of the telephone]

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Travelling Around the World

- In the nineteenth century, it seemed impossible to circumnavigate the world in only eighty days. That, however, was exactly what Phileas Fogg did in Jules Verne’s Around the World in Eighty Days. This novel follows the journey of the eccentric Englishman, Phileas Fogg, after he bet he could race around the world in eighty days. Accompanied by his faithful servant, Passepartout, and a scheming detective, Fix, he encountered many challenges he had to overcome in order to return in time to win the bet....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Jules Verne]

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Effects Of The Tort Fault System

- The effects of the tort fault system in Australia Criticism of torts – may discourage people wanting to be practitioners. . Australia has seen a 68.92% increase of medical practitioners between 2000 and 2014. 1 2 . New Zealand has seen a 32.71% increase of medical practitioners between 2000 and 2014. The New Zealand Medical Workforce in 2014 and 2010. 3 4 . During the insurance crises the average annual practitioner growth was 3.55...% between 2003 and 1996. 5 6 . The post crises growth annual growth was 5.17…%....   [tags: Health care, Health economics, Health insurance]

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Biography of Samuel Morse

- Biography of Samuel Morse Samuel Finley Breese Morse was born on April 27, 1791 in Charleston, Massachusetts. He was born into a wealthy family with two younger brothers named Sidney and Richard. His father, Jedidiah Morse was a minister, writer, geographer and a congregational clergyman. His mother was Elizabeth Ann Breese. When Samuel got older, he married a woman named Lucrece. Together they had three children, Susan (the oldest), Charles (the middle child), and Finley (the youngest) who was named after Samuel....   [tags: Papers]

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Biography of Thomas Edison

- Biography of Thomas Edison Thomas Alva Edison is one of the most famous inventors. He saw many changes take place in his lifetime. His inventions were responsible for many of those changes. Some of his inventions were the telephone, the light bulb, the movie projector, and the phonograph. These inventions contributed to modern day, lights, movies, telephones, records and CDs. When Edison was born, there was no such thing as electricity, but by the time he died entire cities were lit by electricity (www.minot.k12.nd.us/edison.html)....   [tags: Papers]

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Fax Technology System and Failure

- ... In 1865, Giovanni Caselli, an Italian physicist, invented the first practical operating facsimile machine system in France. The fax transceiver, which he named “Pantelegraph,” was patented in September 1861. This ancestor of the modern fax machine was huge, about 7-foot high. When the invention was first completed and assembled in workshop, it excited the Parisian scientific world that a Pantelegraph Society was created to promote its adoption. An Important supporter was Emperor Napoleon III....   [tags: communication technology development]

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Thomas Edison

- Thomas Edison Thomas Alva Edison - born February 11, 1847, Milan, Ohio, U.S. d. Oct. 18, 1931, West Orange, N.J. American inventor who, singly or jointly, held a world record 1,093 patents. In addition, he created the world's first industrial research laboratory. Edison was the quintessential American inventor in the era of Yankee ingenuity. He began his career in 1863, in the adolescence of the telegraph industry, when virtually the only source of electricity was primitive batteries putting out a low-voltage current....   [tags: Thomas Edison Inventor Biography Essays]

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History Of Communication

- Since the beginning of time, people have had the need to communicate with one and other. The most common type of communication is speech, but you could not talk to someone who lived 20 miles away. Then written language was developed, people marked symbols on paper, stone, or whatever was available. Then hundreds of years passed, and people who wanted to share their ideas with people had to do allot of writing, until someone thought to make a writing machine. This machine is called the printing press....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Analysis of Newspaper Reports

- Analysis of Newspaper Reports For this story, the Daily Telegraph uses the headline "Girl frozen alive on her own doorstep," this is just stating the facts. This is common in broadsheets; they do not tend to sensationalise stories like tabloids do, just state the facts. The Daily mail uses the headline "The Ice Girl who came back from the dead." This uses intertextuality. 'The ice girl' has been altered from 'the ice maiden,' a well-known phrase. The rest of the headline is taken from the title of a well-known book "The Spy Who Came In From The Cold." This gives the story an interesting title and makes you wonder what it is actually a story relating to....   [tags: Papers]

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Alexander Bell's Life and How He Changed the Way We Communicate

- Alexander Bell's life and How He Changed The Way We Communicated Alexander Graham Bell was born on March 3, 1847, in Edinburgh, Scotland. His mothers name was Eliza Grace Symonds Bell and his fathers was Alexander Melville Bell. He had two brothers which had both died from tuberculosis. Their names were Melville James Bell and Edward Charles Bell. His mother was deaf and this taught him to look past peoples disadvantages and to find solutions to help them. His father was a professor that taught elocution to the deaf which influenced Bell's later career choice as a teacher of the deaf....   [tags: the telephone, communication technology]

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The History of Technology

- As early as 1600 to present day 2012, electricity is being used for the most simplest objects to the most complicated gadget‘s. Today people take electricity for granted simply by just leaving a house light on. Whereas back in the 1600’s a candle was the main source of light. In 1600, a English scientist by the name of William Gilbert was the first person to use the term Electricity. He also wrote about the electrification of many substances. With William Gilbert’s success, many scientist have followed his foot steps which led to the great inventions that we have today....   [tags: Technology ]

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What 's The First Thing You Do When You Wake Up?

- What’s the first thing you do when you wake up. Hit the snooze button. Go to the bathroom. Brush your teeth. If you’re like 80% of 18-44-year-olds, the answer is “check my smartphone.” The smartphone is becoming more and more of everyday life everyday. The smartphone is a great connection to know what is going on in the world. It is so important that not only is it a way of learning but used for propaganda. Snapchat is a messaging app for sharing moments. Which has over 100 million downloads and has almost every single debate and political event on it....   [tags: Richard Nixon, Vietnam War, Watergate scandal]

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The Impact Of Modern Social Media On Modern Society

- With today’s technological advancements, many people forget to look back on the way things used to be done. Right now we have Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat, and Pinterest to socialize and share knowledge. Back before these social sites existed, people were not living in the dark or under a rock; people had non face-to-face communication before these social media methods became wildly popular. Though with the current forms of social media, we have little to no need for the “old school” social media, instead the modern social media provide more benefits to users than the old social media methods....   [tags: Social network service, Sociology, Social network]

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What Led to The Invention of the Phonograph?

- During the second industrial revolution in the late 1800's, mass production and manufacturing of goods began to rapidly expand. With these changes also came a change in fuel sources, which began moving towards more modern forms such as petroleum and electricity. With theses changes in production and power came new possibilities and ideas. Many great thinkers became invested technological advancement by leveraging the changes that came with the second industrial revolution. Thomas Edison came to be one of America's greatest inventors during this time....   [tags: industrial revolution, Thomas Edison]

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Alexander Graham Bell, Inventor of the Telephone

- Alexander Graham Bell was a notable scientist and engineer that changed the world with his invention of the telephone. Without the telephone, everyone would not have a reliable communication device. Alexander Graham Bell is considered one of the most influential people in human history. Early Life ~ Alexander Graham Bell was born on March 3rd, 1847 at his family home, 16 South Charlotte Street, in Edinburgh, Scotland. He was born to Professor Alexander Melville Bell and Eliza Grace (nee Symonds)....   [tags: Inventor, Engineer, Scientist]

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Telecommunication in Jamaica

- Introduction & History People imagine that telecommunications means communications using only electrical or electronic technology, but that isn't so. Telecommunication is communication over long distances, by means such as by newspapers, telephone, radio, satellite, television and the Internet. The idea of telecommunication first came from the telegraph. The word telegraphy comes from Greek. "Tele" means distant and "graphein" to write. So the meaning is writing at a distance The first form of modern telecommunication - the electric telegraph - sent electrical currents along wires....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Thomas Alva Edison

- Thomas Alva Edison 1847-1931 Thomas Alva Edison is one of Americas most famous inventors. He invented the sound recording device, motion picture, and the light bulb. Thomas Edison was an amazing man who accomplished many historically important successes during his lifetime. Edison obtained 1,o93 United States Patents in telegraphy, phonography, electric lighting and photography. Some of the inventions that Edison Discovered were improvements of other inventions, some were things that he invented himself, some things with other peoples help and some he just stumbled onto....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Comparison of News Reports

- Comparison of News Reports On Thursday 22nd April 2004, Ron Atkinson, manager and footballing legend, was overheard making a racist remark concerning player Marcel Desailly- the black Chelsea defender during the Chelsea-Monaco Champion’s League semi-final. The story received colossal press coverage from all of the newspapers, mainly because Atkinson is famous for coaching so many black players. I have studies two newspapers’ accounts of the same story. One paper is a tabloid (The Sun) and the other is a broadsheet (The Daily Telegraph)....   [tags: Papers]

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The Quickest Technique For Achieving Acknowledgement Among Inventors

- The quickest technique for achieving acknowledgement among inventors, and in addition a Ph.D. what’s more, riches is through inventions, to issues. At the end of the day, if a person has his or her own particular patent, achievement is ensured. A patent is a creation as well as, sole rights to the development allowed by the country, to which the individual resides. The invention does not necessarily have to be a solution to a technological problem via an item, it can be as straightforward as even a procedure....   [tags: Thomas Edison, Incandescent light bulb]

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The Inverted Pyramid and The Evolution of Newswriting

- The Inverted Pyramid and The Evolution of Newswriting Newswriting, as it exists today, began with the adoption of the telegraph, which roughly coincided with the start of the American Civil War. The necessity of getting at story through before the telegraph’s occasional malfunction forced a radical change in the style of writing used in reporting. Before the telegraph, much of writing news was just that: writing. News was reported much like books were written. The reporter would set the scene with a detailed account of the setting or the mood and tell the tale just like any other narrative that one might read simply for pleasure....   [tags: essays papers]

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The Fax Machine – A Constantly Evolving Technology Dodging Extinction

- Despite the availability of advanced modern day technologies for transferring documents worldwide, the fax machine, a technology developed way back in 1843, continues to persist in homes and offices even today. Considering the fact that this technology is more than a century old, it should have already joined the telegraphs and pagers in antique shops by now. Surprisingly however, instead of going obsolete, fax machines have continued to evolve, adapt and conform to the requirements of modern telecommunications....   [tags: Technology ]

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New Technology in the Civil War Era

- New Technology In The Civil War Era My research project is about the new technology that was used during the Civil War. There was new weapons used during the war and also other technologies that helped with the war. These helped change the way people lived and made life easier for them. The Repeating Rifle was used during the Civil War by 1863. These guns could fire more than one bullet before they needed to be reloaded. The most popular one was called the Spencer Carbine and it could shoot seven shots in 30 seconds....   [tags: weapons, railroads, transportation]

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The history of British India

- The history of British India is remembered for its controversial events surrounding Indian nationalism. The seemingly indestructible empire was brought down by Indian nationalists following years of reforms and suppressions. Daniel Headrick’s article, A Double-Edged Sword: Communications and Imperial Control in India, provides insight into how and why the Indians were able to attain dominance over an apparently impregnable empire. This paper will examine Headrick’s specific argument about the significance of communications technologies in British India over the course of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries....   [tags: indian nationalism, british empire]

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Imperial Telecommunications

- Imperialism has existed in the world since the beginning of government all together, but this practice took a dramatic turn in the latter half of the nineteenth century. New inventions, modern thinking, and stronger governments all made imperialism easier. Now thousands of miles could be conquered in a matter of months; an empire could have a stronger hold on a colony than ever before. The result was that by the end of the century, at least one European nation had a claim to nearly every piece of land on the Earth....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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The Telephone And Its Corporation

- The Telephone And Its Corporation      The phone is easily one of man’s most important, useful and taken for granted inventions. The telephone has outgrown the ridicule with which it first received, now in most places taken for granted, it is a part of many people’s daily lives. It marvelously extended the ways man converses that it is now an indispensable help to whoever would live the convenient life. All disadvantage of being deaf and mute to any persons, which was universal before the advent of the telephone, has now happily been overcome....   [tags: History Communication Phone Essays]

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The Cell Phone Has Come a Long Way since Its Origins

- The first mobile cell phone was released by Motorola in the year 1973 although it was not technically a mobile phone,. They were two-way radios that allowed people to communicate. This was important because it did not have to rely on base stations with separate cells, the first mobile phone network involved a powerful base station covering a much wider area. There are many people who say they cannot live without, let alone, think about not having a cell phone in their lives. Cell phone are a big part of our society today because of how much people rely on them in their everyday lives....   [tags: evolution of communication technology]

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What Did The Cold War Begin? Why Did It End?

- AFP since WWII – Core Examination Question 1: Why did the Cold War begin. Why did it end. Why did it begin. The Cold War began in 1945, escalated in 1946, was unofficially “declared” and congealed into a system in 1948-1949. The major contributing factors to the start of the Cold War include both FDR’s and Stalin’s respective views of the post-war world, the death of FDR, George Kennan’s (misinterpreted) containment policy evident in his long telegraph and anonymous Mr. X article, the Truman doctrine that was based upon Kennan’s view of the Soviet Union, the interrelated crises known as the 3 Ds (Doppiezza, the Dollar Gap and the Deutch Frage) which lead to the Marshall Plan....   [tags: Cold War, Marshall Plan, Soviet Union]

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Andrew Graham Bell, The Man Behind The Creative Invention

- Everyone knows Alexander Graham Bell, the man behind the creative invention; the telephone. Not only was the telephone one of the biggest invention in the history of America, but it was the most successful one as well. During Graham Bell’s time period, the only way you could communicate to others was by writing letters which had usually taken about a week to get delivered due to the lack of transportation. While amused by Alexander, creation of the first telephone, he also created something to help deaf people....   [tags: Alexander Graham Bell, Telephone]

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The Internet and Social Media’s Influence on Relationships

- The Internet plays many roles in our busy technology driven lives today, without it many streamlined tasks would once again become mundane and bothersome. Since our lives have become so technology driven and Internet based it is no surprise that social media websites have become increasingly popular, first among young adults but eventually across the entire age spectrum. It is estimated that 30% of the world has Internet access and uses it daily. Of this 30% it is estimated that 72% of them use social media or networking sites (Brenner 2013)....   [tags: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube]

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The Internet and Social Media’s Influence on Relationships

- The Internet plays mays many roles in our busy technology driven lives today, without it many streamlined tasks would once again become mundane and bothersome. Since our lives have become so technology driven and Internet based it is no surprise that social media websites have become increasingly popular, first among young adults but now across the entire age spectrum. It is estimated that 30% of the world has Internet access and uses it in a daily manner. Of this 30% it is estimated that 72% of them use social media or networking sites (Brenner)....   [tags: technology, interaction, social, media]

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The War Of Freedom During The Civil War

- On April 12,1861 through May 13,1865 a greatly massacre had hanged America forever , a war was known as the Civil War , a war with almost nearly the same amount of deaths in all the nations war including the one in Iraq. Many Americans refer it to the “first modern war “ in which significant modern advances were used during the war , Many may argue that the Civil War wasn’t the second revolutionary war because in the end it had just worsen racial issues and equal rights , however the civil war did bring many good changes to the south , many black people referred it to “the war of freedom” in which they fought for their rights, and values....   [tags: American Civil War, Black people, United States]

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Social Media And Its Effects On Our Lives

- When was the last time you talked to your friends in person, not over text messages, Facebook or Twitter. In order to answer the question you would have to think about it first. It is not secret that social media is something that is controlling our lives everyday. In fact, it is something that comes natural to society to communicate with others through a screen. Whether it is a computer screen or phone screen, this screen is taking over our lives. In fact, according to www.pewinternet.org , “81% of online teens use some kind of social media....   [tags: Social network service, Facebook, Telephone]

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Andrew Carnegie And The Rise Of Big Business

- During the late 19th and early 20th centuries, the strength of the U.S. economy began transitioning from agricultural to industry. A variety of factors sparked this industrial revolution, but the genius industrial leaders, particularly Andrew Carnegie, allowed big business to take over and dominate the economy. As evidenced in Andrew Carnegie and the Rise of Big Business by Harold C. Livesay, Carnegie mastered and understood the organizational structures and technological factors necessary to run a profitable business....   [tags: Andrew Carnegie, Homestead Strike]

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Should The Internet Be A Human Right?

- Even though the online society is an intriguing distraction for individuals, it gives many the opportunity to spend immense amounts of time cultivating virtual relationships. “Roughly two thirds (67%) of social media users say that staying in touch with current friends and family members is a major reason they use social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, MySpace or LinkedIn” (Smith,2011). Internet access should be a human right because the internet is becoming an essential part of society, generating a unique aspect of interaction and participation that everyone should have the right to have access to....   [tags: Human rights]

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