Inventions/Innovations in the Second Industrial Revolution

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Created Oct 6, 2009
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A process, created by Henry Bessemer, which produced steel faster by using extreme heat.
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Telegraph

 

A way to communicate using wires, created by Samuel Morse.
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   Telephone

 

A way to communicate using audio, created by Alexander Graham Bell.
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A device which produces light using electricity, created by Thomas Edison.
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Airplane

 

A way to travel through the air, created by Orville and Wilbur Wright.
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 Automatic Air Brakes

 

Created by George Westinghouse, this invention allowed a locomotive and all of its cars to...
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Camera/Film

 

Devices that could capture and record moving images.
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 Department Stores/Chain Stores/ Mail Order Stores

 

Stores in which you could get: several items, the same items everywhere, and goods from far...
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  Transcontinental Railroad
 
The railroad which stretched across the entire United States, formed by a merge of the Central...

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