The Dawn of the Modern Era. American Inventions. The Typewriter. Invented in 1874 by Christopher Scholes. Telephone. Alexander Graham Bell. Bell and his assistant showing off their first Telephone. 1892 First phone call. NY TO Chicago. First Subway , ny city. 1870’s. Thomas Edison.
The Dawn of the Modern Era
Invented in 1874 by Christopher Scholes
Alexander Graham Bell
NY TO Chicago
Flat Iron Building NY CITY
Guaranty Building Buffalo NY 1894
Titusville Pennsylvania---first steam powered oil drill
Invented the Alternator and the Airbrake for trains. He is also credited with investigating electric current and safer ways of handling electricity
Longest Suspension Bridge in the world for many years.
Completed at great cost in 1883
1903 The Wright Brothers of Ohio came to Kitty Hawk NC to test their powered flyer.
First Powered Flight
He didn’t invent the car. He simply mass produced it cheaply so everyone could afford one.
One of many Black Colleges opened during reconstruction
Made famous by its many high level graduates and talented professors!
Famous for Chemistry and experiments for using peanuts for various purposes in order to improve agriculture and science
Booker T Washington
w.e.b. Du Bois