The Life of Sir Hiram S. Maxim John Hernandez Southeastern Oklahoma State University Abstract The objective of this research paper is to document the life of American-born British inventor Hiram S. Maxim. The topics include an introduction into his early life, his many job experiences, his inventions and the ensuing success. His success then allowed him to follow his interests in aviation. The method of research is primarily from biographies, encyclopedias, published articles, and various internet
were the Maxim Gun, Modern Manufacturing, and Child Labour. The industrial revolution began in the textile industry and during the course of history people have changed the manufacturing process dramatically. Instead of items being produced by hand, the owners of the facilities created ways to have machines produce the items ("thomasnet." ). Manufacturing change in production. By the 19th century, Europeans gun technology had improved dramatically, especially with the introduction of the maxim gun.
There are moments that define history and there are moments that redefine history. The Industrial Revolution was the great turning point in United States history. Never before in history had a period of growth been so great and so full of powerful sustaining change. As Nobel Prize Winner Robert E. Lucas, Jr. so aptly stated, "For the first time in history, the living standards of the masses of ordinary people have begun to undergo sustained growth.... Nothing remotely like this economic behavior