the wheel

the wheel - Andrei Casali 11/16/06 Writ 1E "Nearly...

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Andrei Casali 11/16/06 Writ 1E “Nearly every machine built since the beginning of the Industrial Revolution involves a single,  basic principle embodied in one of mankind’s truly significant inventions.” http://www.speedace.info/wheels.htm This quote embodies the great importance of the wheel in only one sentence. It says how almost every machine today uses the principle of the wheel. It is highly important since we live in a world basically run by machines. So the world would definitely not be what it is today without the wheel. “The wheel led to more efficient use of animal power for agriculture, in other types of work, and in warfare.” http://www.history.com/encyclopedia.do?articleId=225775 This quote states the benefits of the wheel in ancient times. When judging a greatest invention, we must see if it benefited societies long ago as well as today. This quote gives the perfect example of how an ancient civilization was benefited
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This essay was uploaded on 04/21/2008 for the course WRIT 1A taught by Professor Patnode during the Spring '07 term at UCSB.

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