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    Plastics are one of the most used materials on a volume basis in U.S. industrial and commercial use. Plastics are commonly into today’s lifestyle and make a major contribution to virtually all product areas. Although the plastics industry in the United States is now in its second century, the most important developments have occurred since 1910. The roots of these modern developments go back not only to the research of cellulose nitrate by John Wesley Hyatt in the 1860s, but also to the plastic-like

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    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

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    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. Edison was born on February 11, 1887 in Malian, Ohio. He had seven siblings and he was the youngest

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    George M. Fredrickson in his essay, Religion and the Invention of Racism, explains the invention of racism based on religious, cultural, and ethnic grounds and its progression from Europe to Africa and to North America through centuries. Fredrickson accounts these discriminations between groups as solely being related to religion based on how people who followed Christianity considered themselves as the superior one while the rest as inferior. Associating Jews with Devil and witchcraft (90)

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    Top Five Best Inventions of The 20th Century Have you ever wondered how something was invented? Have you ever wondered why they were invented? Well, I have and this is the result of that wondering. During the twentieth century, inventions were needed to keep up with the times and be the best country we can be. Most of these inventions were used to keep up with the war, such as the radio and the airplane. Other inventions, such as the car and television, were necessary to keep up with the

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    deaths were many firefighters who lost their lives due to not having protection from the smoke and fumes as they were trying to save lives. This inspired one man to create a brilliant invention that will save many lives in the future. His name was Garrett A. Morgan. One of Garrett Morgan’s greatest and most known inventions is the gas mask. Garrett created the gas mask in 1912 after spending two years in his workshop perfecting the device (Olson 27). He intended the device to be used by firefighters,

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    and a lot of casualties. 1936 was the official year in which World War Two began, sparking an new age of military technological advancements, in which countries wanted to build the strongest and most destructive new weapons to win the war. The new inventions were based off old designs that were not as strong or couldn’t with stand much damage. This occurred in planes, ships, and bombs. The war between the Axis Powers (Germany, Japan, and Italy) and the Allies (U.S.A, Great Britain, and The Soviet Union)

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    essentially, silica remains. After you combine them, it makes a paste. This paste is called dynamite. It is so malleable that it could be shaped into short sticks and put in drilling holes for mining. Nobel’s legacy was originally shaped by this invention of dynamite. Howstuffworks.com and chemistryislife.com ask people so, how does dynamite work? The chemical compounds of Nitroglycerin (4 C3H5(ONO2)3 = 12 CO2 + 10 H2O + 6 N2 + O2) and Diatomaceous (SiO2 Al2 O3 Fe2 O3) combine and make dynamite! Dynamite’s

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    Nineteenth Century ‘Latin America’ In Michel Gobat’s The Invention of the Latin America: A Transnational History of Anti-Imperialism, Democracy, and Race, he discusses the social construction of the term Latin America in the 19th century. The term Latin America was used to push against United States expansionism and European imperialism. The emergence of ‘Latin America’ is tied to a race, a democratic-republican government and linked to the idea of modernity, and the pushback against the United

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    technology in that time was very little Baird thought that he could do with what he had. If Nipkow could do it why couldn’t he? He soon learned that it wasn’t as easy as pie. He would go through years of technical tests, and many difficulties before his invention would be a success. He spent his days mostly in a small business. He... ... middle of paper ... ... of the television screen even more around the time Hitler was taking over Europe. After getting out of a jealous relationship with BBC, he wanted

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