Essays Tagged: "many inventions"

Mr. Lincoln's "Coffe Mill"

Many inventions and ideas came out of the American Civil War and they helped either side in various ... ar and they helped either side in various ways. These inventions influenced post Civil War years in many ways. The Civil War is often called the "first modern war" this is because many important disco ... r brass jacketed, .58 or .577 caliber paper cartridges through its rotating ring of six barrels. As many as 110 well trained men carrying the standard Springfield rifled musket could not produce an eq ...

(9 pages) 47 0 3.5 May/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Thomas Jefferson Inventions ... short essay about Thomas Jefferson and his inventions

Virginia's largest planters, and he thought agriculture was extremely important. Jefferson brought many plants from other countries into the united states. He also exchanged farming advice and ideas ... w designs were often based on mathematical formulas.The Wheel Cipher was another one of Jefferson's many inventions. This invention was made between the years 1792 and 1793 when Jefferson was the Unit ...

(2 pages) 65 0 3.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

America's Movement Westward.

utine of city life. Whatever the specific reason, most people moved westward to "better their lot." Many inventions and innovations helped improve the lives of settlers in the West. America's westward ... movement also sparked conflict.The American people settled on the land west of the Mississippi for many diverse reasons. Initially, many Americans were reluctant to move westward. Early explorers tho ...

(5 pages) 120 0 4.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History


In the past there were many legacies that changed today's' life. A lot of theories were formed and proven wrong, but they l ... day's' life. A lot of theories were formed and proven wrong, but they laid a base. In the same way, many inventions proved to be very significant. Cuneiform is the first ever form of writing in histor ... area of the square on the hypotenuse is the sum of the areas of the square on the other two sides". Many Ancient Egyptian and European megalithic structures were believed to be built by people who at ...

(6 pages) 76 0 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Eli Whitney and the Cotton Gin.

e Industrial Revolution ((Encarta Online Encyclopedia). During the Industrial Revolution there were many inventions. The cotton gin was probably one of the most important of them all.Eli Whitney was b ... onclusion the cotton gin has caused a big boom in the American industry. It provided employment for many workers. Some of the most controversial inventions of all times have been connected with the te ...

(4 pages) 74 0 4.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

Industrial revolution. what caused it

handmade items that were made at home to, products that were mass produced in factories. There were many inventions that developed during this time that improved communication, travel, and a easier wa ... s that they needed in their homes. But now factories can make these items and much more. There were many reasons why this important event happened in England first, and then spread to other parts of t ...

(3 pages) 62 0 0.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Technological Advances in the Entertainment Industry during the 20th Century

o live more peaceful lives. Humans had more time to spend learning, researching, and relaxing. With many inventions and discoveries such as the invention of the abacus, and discovery of how some mater ... 0's, people had mechanical devices, advanced printing presses, giant ships, colossal buildings, and many well educated scholars.After the civil war, inventions flourished like never before. After Thom ...

(12 pages) 154 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

The Toyota Way

is father was a poor carpenter. Sakichi contributed greatly to the development of Japan through his many inventions. The most famous of his inventions was the automatic textile loom. What made Sakichi ... he important standards of Toyota today, or other wise known as "pokeyoke" in Japanese. Sakichi made many inventions in his search for a more efficient yet economical loom and in 1926, Toyoda Automatic ...

(9 pages) 575 3 4.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

An essay that explains the effects of the cotton gin on the breakout of the civil war.

Throughout the history of the United States, there have been many world changing inventions. Many of these inventions have had a drastic affect on not only the s ... in the southern United States so drastically that it lead to the bloodiest American war in history. Many inventions have had a drastic impact on the Untied States and one of those was the cotton gin w ... es some of the dirt. One of the good things about this machine was that it could be manufactured in many sizes with a hand crank model for smaller farms or a larger mule or water powered model for the ...

(4 pages) 49 1 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

Railroad Evolution

Throughout all of American history, there have been many inventions and discoveries that have led us to the triumphant nation that we are today. However ... mphant nation that we are today. However, there is one development that really stands out among the many and this is railroads. Railroads have played a huge role in the development and expansion of th ... ompanies advertised in Europe and sometimes offered to transport the newcomers free to their farms. Many immigrants felt they had nothing to lose--people were offering them their land so that these im ...

(3 pages) 60 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

The Model T: A Legend in Automobile History

Many inventions are made and go through evolutions but when the automobile was created no one expect ... of a farmer and born in Dearborn Michigan, The Model T had a short production life and went through many different changes. The Ford Model T was made secretly in a twelve by fifteen-foot room i ... d to 66,350 workers making 286,770 cars in other factories. Ford could now produce more cars for as many people as he needed. The Model T had many different extras and carports. Some of the ext ...

(2 pages) 31 1 4.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Telecommuting In Today's Business

ng foot in the office. With a good computer, high-speed internet connection, phone and fax machine, many positions in today's workforce could be redirected to work from one's home instead of the tradi ... could be redirected to work from one's home instead of the traditional office. Of course, there are many inventions that would enhance this relationship such as: cell phones, pagers, copiers and even ...

(4 pages) 92 0 4.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Civilizations of the fertlile Crescent

citizens of the city whose origins are unknown migrated from the north. Sumerians are credited with many inventions such as the wagon wheel and plow, casting objects in copper and bronze, and created ... llowed by the image of a god. From 3500B.C.E Sumerian artists worked with various metals including. Many of the metal were made into animal shapes and musical instruments such as the lyre. About the t ...

(4 pages) 37 0 3.0 May/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

"Instead of uniting the country, the economic changes brought about by developments in industry, agriculture, and transportation from 1820 to 1860 produced more sectional conflicts and divisions."

Throughout the times of stressful manual labor and the heat of the unbearable sun there were many inventions and ideas that not only directly impacted the way society is today but also how peop ... only directly impacted the way society is today but also how people were seen back then. There were many breakthrough inventions such as the railroad, steamboat and the cotton gin that seem to be mira ...

(1 pages) 26 0 4.3 Oct/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Economic History

Printing Press Essay

knowledge and to make real life more interesting and creative, people started to invent. There were many inventions of the Renaissance: telescope, compass, printing press, etc. But the most important ... e of all was the development of printing, with movable metal type, about the mid-15th century in Germany. A German named Johannes Gutenberg invented the printing press in 1436. Printing press inventio ...

(2 pages) 52 1 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Running a Successful Business Takes More Than Just Good Luck

Luck is defined as an unknown or unpredictable phenomenon that contributes to a favorable outcome. Many important discoveries have been made by accident, and many inventions that brought significant ...

(3 pages) 34 0 3.0 May/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Art And Death In The Aneid

tands before the gateway of the dead, he sees various scenes carved by the inventor Daedalus of his many inventions. In addition, there is a place upon the gates wherein there would have been carved a ... ammed with pictoral depictions of war, conquest, the lineage of dynasties, and the fall and rise of many significant political figures. It is justifiable to speculate over the shape of these arches in ...

(6 pages) 11 0 0.0 Mar/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


grazing. Oats and fodder crops grown, and sheep raising is important. Fishing is the major industry.Many inventions have come from Scotland such as the Buick, name of a brand of a car that is in U.S.A ... by James Watt, an instrumental in powering the Industrial Revolution in the 18th century. There are many more inventions that come from Scotland such as the telephone, thermo flask, telegraph, televis ...

(1 pages) 9 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Wright's Message

Reggie Cannady The beginning of the twentieth century marked the beginning of a new era. There were many inventions, innovations, and ideas that sprang forth at the time. America was slowly becoming o ... nhumane treatment from whites became the impetus to write a novel like "American Hunger". There are many examples of Wright's internal struggle with understanding why Negro life was so difficult in Am ...

(5 pages) 4 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Industrial Revolution

ey grew faster. The textile industry was the main part of the revolution. The revolution gave today many advantages to society. It increased the economy for at the time and it introduced the time peri ... vided people with new jobs and inventions, and spread the industry and cultures.The revolution made many changes occur throughout several countries. There were economy changes during the whole revolut ...

(1 pages) 48 1 3.5 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History