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Industrialization III: T echnology & Progress (Speaker) World Shaping Technology: Annihilators of Time & Space o Travel time was cut down dramatically, with steam travel and railroads. o Telegraph and telephones allowed people to be able to conduct business, allows us to ask the question of how far apart are we really? A World of Comfort & Convenience o New domestic appliances, phonographs, cameras “What may not be expected in a country of eternal light?” o Electric lights, transit On World’s Fairs: Held throughout the 19th century to showcase new technological advances, to reinforce notions of empire, and to stimulate economic activity. Notable fairs: London (1851), Philadelphia, Buffalo Some of these fairs were held at the Crystal Palace Crystal Palace: Sentential Engine American Fairs: Social Darwinism and Non-white Peoples (“human zoos”) o People, like native Americans and African Americans were paid to come to these fairs to show off the other cultures of America o Manifest Columbian Exposition in Chicago: Tiffany Chapel was there, was a shrine for the worship of art Had electric moving sidewalks, powered boats, and lots of lights. Electricity had an impact on the people who visited who really had never seen this before Electricity: Edison vs. Westinghouse for who would really power America. Nikola Tesla really developed the idea of bringing electricity to homes not actually have it be produced in someone’s home. X Rays To learn more and get OneNote, visit www.onenote.com. 2
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