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    (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. Edison was born on February 11, 1887 in Malian

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    known technological innovator and manufacturer was Thomas Alva Edison. He invented many devices which are still being used today, with some modifications. He even built a vote-recording device before he was twenty-one. Some inventions were the phonograph, incandescent light bulb, and the kinetoscope, which was much like a motion picture camera. In total, he has patented 1,093 inventions. He earned the nickname “The Wizard of Menlo Park”. While Edison was in Newark, NJ, he and a team of researchers

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    thought more about Thomas Edison than Nikola Tesla, but why? Because Thomas Edison was better known because his inventions got out to the world quicker than Tesla and Thomas also had more inventions than Tesla, also because Edison did a lot of work with the light bulb. Although they both had a big part in controlling electricity one was for Alternating Current electricity and one for Direct Current. Nikola Tesla was against Direct Current and left with Alternating Current and Edison was for DC and so

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    Thomas Edison is one name that comes to mind when the word 'electricity' is heard, although few realize there is yet another name that should come to mind instead: Nikola Tesla. Nikola Tesla made numerous key innovations in the creation, distribution, and usages of electricity. He is best known for his work with AC (alternating current) electricity. In his lifetime he was granted over 100 patents for his inventions. Some of his creations are being used in the electronics around you, from the cell

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    Thomas Edison’s mother highly influenced him by being a very considerate mother, who constantly encouraged her son to read books. And helped him discover many different kinds of knowledge, which aided him, in his older years, to strive to become an excellent, vigorous, and robust inventor. Out of Thomas Edison’s many influences, his mother had the most dominant impact on his life, of inventing. Out of the many things she taught him of, the two most important were the “ Three R’s ” and to read and

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    Thomas Edison invented many machines and products that changed the way the world lived. He had dedication and perserverance and pushed through regardless of his failures, to invent some of the greatest inventions the world has ever seen. Thomas Edison truly was a gifted inventor. His machines provided an easier daily lifestyle for people, and his works benefitted many all over the world. On February 11, 1847 in Milan, Ohio, the world was gifted with the birth of one of the most talented and

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    significant role in our society. I believe Thomas Edison has been one of the most influential people. He was an American inventor who is considered one of America’s leading businessman. People today credit him for helping to build America’s economy during the nation’s vulnerable early years. Thomas had a very good childhood and was a very hard worker as a teenager. He invented the universal stock printer and he perfected the lightbulb. Thomas Alva Edison was born February 11, 1847, in Milan, Ohio

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    Thomas Alva Edison was born on February 11, 1847 in Milan, Ohio. He was one or even the greatest inventor ever in history. His inventions changed how the world used them leading to many other incredible inventions. Without Edison, we would never be at the point the world is at right now. No one will ever be as successful at inventing as he did. Edison had over 1,000 patents for his multiple inventions, and many places and people helped him along his journey to accomplish this. Edison's most

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    Inventing Solutions Thomas Alva Edison was born on February 11th, 1847 in Milan, Ohio. Thomas Edison was a very intelligent inventor and businessman. Although most of the people who were surrounding him lacked faith in him, he proved them wrong and accomplished astonishing things. Thomas Edison had over a 1000 patents, ranging from electric power, to the recording and projection of motion pictures, or video 's in today 's society.Thomas was the last of seven children in his family, and when he

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    man, Thomas Edison. Thomas Edison is an influential, honoured, and well known inventor throughout the world. Edison has created a bulk of inventions. He had 1093 patents over a span of 40 years. Thomas Edison is an accomplished inventor that started when his mother believed in him, the

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