Nineteenth-Century Progress

In the time after the Industrial Revolution had begun, advances in indutrie and technology started happening at faster rates than ever before. Inventions, scientific and medical discoveries, and even changes in popular culture took place during this time. It was during this time that T. Edison patented the lightbulb and the phonograph, while A. G. Bell patented the telephone and G. Marconi tcreated the first radio in 1895, which was used by sending Morse Code. It was also during this time that the automobile industry took off in Germany and later expanded to America, where Henry Ford built the first assembly line, making it able to build a whole car in just a couple of hours. Not only were there ideas in industries and such, but also in the medical and scientific fields.

In my opinion, one of the most important medical advances of the time was J. Lister's use of antiseptics to treat infections, because now surgeries were able to be performed more hygienically and with less risk of infections and the death rates lowered considerably. People also began to realice that keeping a clean area highly prevented the spread of disease. Also, vaccines to diseases such as yellow ever, thypus and thypoid fever were being developed. All these advances helped people live better lives. In the area of science, there was C. Darwin, who developed the theory of evolution by natural selection, G. Mendel who explained the pattern in which traits are inherited and Marie and Pierre Curie, husband and wife who discovered radioactivity.

By the 1800s, advances in both industry and technology were occurring faster than ever before. Before, coal and steam were the primary elements that drove the machines of industry, after the industrial revolution people began to use different kinds of energy such as gasoline, the use of gasoline would later bring a breakthrough in technology, the automobile. with the making of gasoline, german inventors were using it to power the engines of the automobile, these vehicles flourished quickly however, these early cars were hand-made which made them expensive. this gave rise to a man that would make the automobile affordable and efficient.

An American mechanic named Henry Ford was the one who decided to make cars that were inexpensive for anyone to buy, he used interchangeable parts. he also built the assembly line, which was a line of workers that made their own specific part of the car and then attached it to the car when the car slid to their station. these assembly lines could make an entirer T model Ford in less than two hours. when their first black was introduced to the market, its cost was $850.00, as the factory kept producing fast ways to make cars, the price eventually fell to $300.00. Other facrories adopted Ford's ideas , and by 1916, more than 3.5 million cars were traveling all around America.


By: Michelle Patrone

During the nineteenth century, progress was developed. Inventions were making life easier, for example Thomas Edison, invented the light bulb and the phonogram. Others inventors such as Alexander Graham Bell created the telephone; Guglielmo Marconi used sounds waves to create the first radio. Germans inventors used gasoline to power a vehicle, the automobile. Then new ideas in medicine came, Louis Pasteur discovered that heat killed bacteria and the most of the diseases is caused by bacteria’s. He developed the process of pasteurization. This influenced many doctors to keep everything clean since it will kill their patients. A very important character of the nineteenth century, naturalist Charles Darwin, created the theory of evolution. Then Gregor Mendel discovered the reason for inherited. These helped the advances in chemistry and physics, thanks to John Dalton, Dmitri Mendeleev, Marie and Pierre Curie. At the end, there was a rise in mass culture, meaning in arts, writing, music, etc, caused by public education, improvements in communication, and inventions. That affected the following: more leisure time, more music in people’s homes and publications were cheaper and more accessible.

The industrial Revolution happened because of different inventions. In the late 1800s when industry and technology was rapidly changing a gasoline began to be used to power internal combustion engine that made the automobile possible. Some important inventors were Thomas Edison, Alexander Graham Bell, Gugleilmo Marconi, and Henry Ford. Ford invented the assembly line that caused the automobile production to be quicker and cheaper.

An important discovery in medicine was the germ theory of disease. Because of this theory disinfection methods were applied to surgery and vaccines were invented for many other diseases decreasing the death rate of the cities. Many scientific discoveries were made such as the theory of evolution; all matter is made of atoms, the energy of radioactivity and the creation of the new social science of psychology. Because public education increased also mass culture spread expanding the forms of entertainment.

In the Ninteenth Century the Indutrial Revolution happened this meant that many inventions happened and that improvments in technology and factories helped the econom grow. Many people was saved because of the discovery of the Germ disease. Also the combustion engine which we use now, was invented during the 19th century. The light Bulb was invented during thistime by Thomas Edison , Also Henry Ford made cars quick and cheap.

By : Haresh Khemlani (:

Below by Diango Liu

During the 19th Century, progress in industries and technology was much more faster than before, many scientific discoveries were made at a much faster pace which increased the extent of the knowledge available, and many countries enjoyed economic growth. Within this, many new ideas that involved medicine, science, philosophy, industries, and culture improved the quality in these fields. Many new inventions were created that made life easier for the people. Examples include Thomas Edison, who patented 1000 inventions, among those was the light bulb and the phonograph, and had unconsciously created the idea of a research laboratory. Bell and Marconi invented the early telephone, which was useful transmitting messages, using Morse Code, through air at moderate distances. Henry Ford later sparked the automobile industry by introducing the assembly line, which was much more efficient than how it used to be, allowing for a larger production of automobiles. The Wright Brothers eventually incentivated the aircraft industry by being the first people to create a machine that could fly, 59 seconds for most.

New advances in medicine included the discovery of the germ theory of disease, which prompted doctors to start using antiseptics to prevent deaths through bacterial infection and to encourage cleanness to prevent the spread of diseases. New ideas also appeared in science, such as Darwin's theory of evolution, the beginning of genetic science by Gregor Mendel, other advances in chemistry and physics, and the creation of psychology, a new social science at that time. Another great success was the rise of mass culture, which allowed for a higher consciousness of arts and culture.

Thanks to the Industrial Revolution many inventions happened such as the steam engine and communication devices. By the nineteenth century advances and technologies in the industries were boots up to their great height, it was occurring even faster than they though. With the demands of upgrading industries it spurred even more and more great advances on technology that helps out humans living.

In my perspective I think that the inventions of faster transportation made a really great impact on every way, because with the construction of trains and railroads people spend less time going to somewhere fall away of the state and save time, also it was way more easy to deliver supplies to places and it saved money.

In the late in 1800s, advances in both industry and technology were occurring faster than ever before. In the early 19th century, coal and steam powered the machines of the industry. Nearing the end of the century new kinds of energy were coming into use. One was gasoline which powered the internal combustion engine. Another kind of energy was electricity. In the 1970s, the electric generator was developed, which produced a current that could power machines. One of the most famous inventors of history is Thomas Edison. He patented over 1,000 inventions, including the light bulb and the phonograph. Another well known inventor is Alexander Graham Bell, who invented the telephone. Italian inventor Guglielmo Marconi used theoretical discoveries about electromagnetic waves to create the first radio in 1895. An American mechanic named Henry Ford instilled the assembly line. It significantly reduced the time it took to produce cars and in turn that reduced the price it cost to buy a vehicle. The Wright brothers, Wilbur and Orville from Dayton, Ohio, created a gasoline-powered flying machine. The longest flight lasted a little less than a minute, but it started the aircraft industry. All these inventions are prominent in our modern, everyday lives.

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