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    said some form of light containing a light bulb of some kind. Well, before Thomas Edison came along people used gas lamps, and fire to see. Thomas Edison was person who revolutionized the world with his amazing invention of the incandescent light bulb, and he also had other revolutionary inventions. Thomas Alva Edison was born on February 11, 1847 in Milan, Ohio (Edison’s Light bulb). His parents were Samuel and Nancy Edison, and he was the last of seven children. As a child he had very little education

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    Thomas Edison Thomas (Alva) Edison was one of America’s most important and famous inventors. Edison was born into a time and place where there wasn’t much technological advancements. His inventions helped a lot of things quickly change in the world. His inventions contributed to many inventions today such as the night light, movies, telephones, and records and CDs. Edison is most famous for the development of the first electric light bulb. Like I said Edison was born into a time where America wasn’t

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    Biography of Thomas Edison Many when they think of Thomas Edison the first thing that pops up into their mind is that he is the man who invented the light bulb. The thing is, he didn’t really invent it. There was actually many people trying to create a way of light. He was just the first who successfully made it work and found a better way to do it. He had so many other projects and inventions. He actually had 1,093 license for his inventions. There is a lot to tell about Thomas Edison. He was a very

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    The Wizard of Menlo Park, formally known as Thomas Edison, was born into a medium sized family and lost most of his hearing by the time he turned 14. Essentially being a self-taught student, Edison, by the end of his career, held over 1,000 patents in America alone (“Thomas Edison Home.”). He made inventions that reduced the workload of people by a substantial amount. His inventions were many and helped many more by contributing masses of technological advances and providing them at an affordable

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    I decided to do my report on Thomas Alva Edison because he brought a lot of things into our world. He invented the light bulb, the alkaline battery, the phonograph, and many other things. Many of our modern electronics origins came from Thomas A. Edison. I thought he was very interesting. That is why I chose him. Thomas Alva Edison was born in Milan, Ohio, on February 11, 1847, and lived with his middle class parents, Samuel Edison (his father) and Nancy Edison (his mother). Surprisingly, the young

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    Born in Milan, Ohio and raised in Michigan, Edison was the seventh and last child to Samuel Ogden Edison and Nancy Matthews Elliot, who worked ordinary jobs and had no legitimate source of education. As a child, Edison’s was clearly elsewhere. It did not take long for him to be kicked out of school as a child, having only received 3 months of formal education. Following this, he was taught by his mother at home. Edison describes his relationship with his mother as very strong and

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    Thomas Edison was a man who influenced America more than anyone else. Some of the inventions he pioneered are still used to this day. He was a man who spent almost his entire life working as a scientist, and receiving more than 1,200 patents in his lifetime. (Anderson pg.7) Thomas Edison’s life was probably twice as productive as a modern day chemist, he was a firm believer of an eight hour work day, eight hours in the morning, and eight in the afternoon. Aside from his amazing history as an adult

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    Thomas Alva Edison had done many amazing things while he was alive and during his career. It all started when he was very young, when he started inventing. Although he was significant for so many reasons the one that I feel is the most important would have to be that he was the first person to finalize and invent the light bulb. That may sound kind of old but there is something special about it. It's special because many people tried making light and failed, Thomas Edison was the first one to make

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    uttered by a famous inventor, Thomas Alva Edison in the early 20th century. As such, his diligence has contributed to the progress of mankind. Before the 19th century and the birth of Thomas Edison, technology was limited and life was not as easy as it is today. Due to the absence of advanced technology, people relied on traditional methods to do work. Consequently, the productivity of the people during that time was low compared to the present. During his lifetime, Thomas Edison, introduced and invented

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    Thomas Edison was born February 11, 1847 in Milan, Ohio. His parents were Sam and Nancy Edison. His father Samuel Edison Jr. was a rebel against the Royal Canadian Government and high tempered and stubborn like his father Samuel Edison Sr. Thomas Edison's mother was the daughter of a Baptist Minister and was the base in the Edison family. She also has the same temper as her husband which countered Samuel Edison Jr. They were married in 1828 in Vienna, Ontario. At the age of 14 Thomas Edison was pretty

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