8.30.2016 - Thomas Edison(1847-1931 American inventor Made...

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Thomas Edison (1847-1931) American inventor Made many discoveries Over 1000 patents over his lifetime Created a better version of the lightbulb o First Commercially useful one First photo copy machines First camera to record moving images o “movies” Henry Ford (1862-1947) Assembly line o Shortened labor required to manufacture Model T Ford o From 15 hours to 1 hour o Cut price of model T Ford in half Making it more affordable for average American Lower cost automobiles Real Wages Net income after necessities Rising in the early 1900s o Products are being sold for less money resulting in more money in the pockets of consumers Gilded Age Wealth Gild o Apply a thin layer of gold over things Looks pretty from the outside with the so called “American Dream”, but average American’s living nightmares o Child Labor Textile mills Coal breakers Get paid significantly less than adults More energy, can fit into smaller places, easier to control
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