What Are The Five Major Inventions Of The Industrial Revolution

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Five greatest inventions of the industrial revolution
The Industrial Revolution was a time period that brought many great things to this world. The five greatest are the first long lasting light bulb, the first internal combustion engine. The telephone, the transatlantic cable. And of course the first airplane. That doesn't even scratch the surface of the time period.
To start the first long lasting incandescent light bulb. In 1878 Thomas Edison first started to develop the first long lasting incandescent light bulb. He was granted the patent for it in 1879. In 1880 he had successfully completed the first long lasting incandescent light bulb. “...Edison and his team discovered that a carbonized bamboo filament could last over 1200 hours.” ( Edison and his team had successfully completed the first long lasting incandescent light bulb. This invention was so important because it paved way for most of the light sources we use today. The bulb works by running and electric current through a small carbonized filament heating so hot that it
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The Transatlantic Cable was a telegraph cable laid under the Atlantic Ocean. Though there were many attempts to create the cable it was officially laid in 1866. “Learning from the 1865 expedition, changes were made in the cable design, to the cable paying out machine and to the Great Eastern itself.”( This quote explains the fact that the cable was attempted and failed just barely a year before the first successful attempt was made. The cable was an innovating invention because it was the first way for instant communication from the united states to europe. The cable made it easy for the united states to speak to european countries without having to send letter by ship. Cyrus field was the leading charge in the cable. He was the driving force behind the cable. Without him it would have been almost impossible to make the
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