How Did Granville Woods Change Society

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Being powerless while changing society is something only someone powerful and intelligent can do. Granville Woods for example, made key changes to society while being an African American in the 18/1900’s. As an African American, Granville Woods was a inventor famous for society developments through his influential electronic equipment, industry legacy, and his passion for railroads. To begin, Granville Woods created technology that influenced todays technology. For example, Woods created the induction telegraph, or the block system in 1887. This product was able to influence the creation of faster communication through telephone poles. Woods also created a power pick-up device in 1901. It is the basis of the “third rail” currently being

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