Essays Tagged: "Thomas Edison"


It all started when Thomas Edison invented the phonograph. This opened up the idea of receiving and playing professional ...

(3 pages) 72 1 3.2 Jun/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Lewis H. Latimer

1.He assisted Alexander Graham Bell in drafting his blueprints for the telephone.2.Went to work for Thomas Edison assisting him with electric lighting and filing the patents for it.III.Obstacles and o ...

(1 pages) 40 0 3.9 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

Illuminating the Path of Progress, Speaks of Thomas Alva Edison and his invention

Thomas Alva Edison is the most famous inventor in American History. Edison designed, built, and deli ... judge a problem and be persistent in experimenting. He was the master of the trial and error method.Thomas Edison was born on February 11, 1847 in Milan, Ohio. He was the last of seven children born t ...

(6 pages) 104 0 4.1 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

A Document Based Essay Question explaining the Industrial Revolution during the 1800s. -how the US changed during the Revolution and the different problems it faced

new markets and expanded the old, selling various products to different places.The inventiveness of Thomas Edison, Alexander Graham Bell, and many others greatly contributed to the economic growth dur ... most workers, paying the highest salaries, and having people invest in them. Lastly, inventors like Thomas Alva Edison greatly increased the quality of life for all Americans with inventions of the li ...

(3 pages) 277 1 3.5 Aug/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

An Analysis Of "A Yellow Raft in Blue Water" by Micheal Dorris

"I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work." This quotation from Thomas Edison is an excellent representation of the three narrators in Michael Dorris' novel, A Yell ...

(7 pages) 118 1 4.2 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Appendices for Thomas Edison". These are appendices for a Thomas Edison term paper.

Appendix AFamous QuoteOne of Thomas Edison's most famous quotes was, "Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent p ... aid for what he thought of as a pointless job (Baldwin 35).Appendix DElectric Train In 1880, Thomas Edison built a small-scale electric train on the grounds of Menlo Park. The locomotive was mu ... ness enterprises of the inventions of Morse (telegraph) and Bell (telephone) (Sproule 20).Appendix HThomas EdisonThomas Alva Edison(1847 - 1931)Thomas Alva Edison. [] (9 Janua ...

(2 pages) 63 0 3.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: Science Essays

Early Japanese Films.

Cinema was first introduced to Japan in 1896 when the Kinetoscope, invented by Thomas Edison three years earlier, was imported to Kobe. The first public showing of a film was held ...

(7 pages) 71 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film History


iropractic is a branch of the healing arts. It is also a drugless and non-surgical mode of care. As Thomas Edison once said, "The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest his pati ...

(10 pages) 96 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

A Report and explanation of Hydro-Electric Power.

ater to produce electricity was a waterwheel on the Fox River in Wisconsin in 1882; two years after Thomas Edison unveiled the incandescent light bulb. The first of many hydro-electric power plants at ...

(5 pages) 68 0 1.8 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Thomas Edison and the Invention of the Light Bulb.

mpossible. With all the technology today, all inventions seem as if we could not live without them. Thomas Edison's light bulb has been one of the biggest impacts on society even to this day.Thomas wa ... n modified or improved that much either. In a way, we almost take for granted the fact that without Thomas Edison's extreme dedication and hard labor, we might still be forced to stop most all activit ...

(4 pages) 95 0 3.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Greatest Technology of the 20th Century. (I chose the atom)

ict torture and death, will be appalled, and so will abandon war forever." Although spoken in 1922, Thomas Edison's words tell ominously of what is to come. The exploitation of the atom altered the wo ...

(2 pages) 57 0 4.6 Oct/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Compare and contrast w/Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Edison.

to them to make it possible for it to be done. It was not until the birth of Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Edison that this was changed forever. These two great men's inventions are what make our worl ... ctricity, were both scientist and inventors, both improved the world) between Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Edison along with their differences (family valves, Benjamin involved in politics world, Thom ...

(4 pages) 77 1 4.5 Nov/2003

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

This essay is a motivational/inspirational piece on "winning in life". It can be used as a speech or as an essay for class submission.

because he had "no good ideas." Even though he hit 714 home runs, Babe Ruth struck out 1,330 times. Thomas Edison performed more than 1,100 unsuccessful experiments before inventing the light bulb. He ...

(4 pages) 219 1 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Response to the industrial revolution.

sible.Technology was advancing rapidly and new inventions were being used to further our expansion. Thomas Edison, after inventing the phonograph, through long work was able to invent a light bulb tha ...

(5 pages) 60 0 3.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

The Impact Of Technology On America in The Late 1800's

After the Civil War, there was a surge of new technology in the United States. Inventors like Thomas Edison and Alexander Graham Bell made new and exciting things that changed the way life was. ... re was a big impact on all aspects of American lifestyle as a result of the inventions of this time.Thomas Edison was one of the most important inventors of this time. Known as the Wizard of Menlo Par ...

(2 pages) 78 3 3.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Tesla / The history of tesla and the fued with Edison that blackend his name. A very thought out paper about tesla being left out of history because of his budgetery concerns.

He has more than seven hundred patents and inventions that are far superior to those inventions by Thomas Edison (Wikipedia). Our current technological abilities have been shaped more by Tesla than a ...

(6 pages) 31 0 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Entertainment in the 1920's

y these inventions, taken for granted in today's society, were just making their first appearances. Thomas Edison created the kinetoscope in 1894, and American's saw their first moving picture. A few ... important to the world of sports than photographs was also created at the turn of the 20th century. Thomas Edison's kinetoscope and Thomas Arnat's Vitascope gave America the opportunity to watch their ...

(4 pages) 49 0 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Discuss the benefits and drawbacks of home school and regular school. Which is better for a child's education?

has become more popular. Some of the brightest minds who did home schooling are "George Washington, Thomas Edison and Albert Einstein," but regular schooling is till more popular. Is home schooling be ...

(5 pages) 85 1 4.8 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Early Inventions

agic of electricity into daily life.If electricity seemed like magic to people in the 19th century, Thomas Edison was perhaps the century's greatest magician. Over his career, Edison patented more tha ...

(1 pages) 27 0 3.7 Aug/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

The preservation and repetition of musical sounds through recording technologies has changed the social significance of music for the better"

Thomas Edison's invention of the phonograph in 1887 immortalized the technologically reproduced soun ...

(7 pages) 47 1 4.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies