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Flashcards in Ch19 - People Deck (25):
1

Who invented the seed drill?

Jethro Tull

2

Who invented the steel plow?

John Deere

3

Who invented the reaper?

Cyrus McCormick

4

Who invented the cotton gin?

Eli Whitney

5

Who developed a practical coal burning steam engine?

James Watt

6

Who invented the miner's safety lamp?

Sir Humphry Davy

7

What two men independently discover the process of converting raw iron into steel? What did the process come to be known as?

- Henry Bessemer and William Kelly
- The Bessemer process

8

Who built the first steamship?

Robert Fulton

9

Who built the first practical steam-powered locomotive?

George Stephenson

10

Who perfected the gasoline-fueled internal combustion engine?

Gottlieb Daimler

11

Who invented the diesel engine?

Rudolf Diesel

12

What men developed the first modern automobiles?

Karl Benz and Henry Ford

13

Who perfected the electric telegraph?

Samuel Morse

14

Who succeeded in laying the first successful transatlantic telegraph cable in 1866?

Cyrus Field

15

Who invented the telephone?

Alexander Graham Bell

16

Who invented the wireless telegraph?

Guglielmo Marconi

17

Who was considered the greatest inventor in history and invented the phonograph, microphone, motion picture projector, mimeograph machine, and the incandescent electric light bulb?

Thomas Edison

18

What English physician developed the first vaccine?

Edward Jenner

19

Who was the most important inventor of the 19th century in the field of human health?

Developed the germ theory of disease, introduced several methods for the prevention of infection, introduced vaccines, and invented the pasteurization process.

Louis Pasteur

20

Who introduced the use of antiseptics to fight germs following surgery?

Joseph Lister

21

Who wrote The Wealth of Nations and espoused the philosophy that individuals freedom in economics lease to the greatest good and not only for the individual but for society of a whole?

Adam Smith

22

Who invented the flying shuttle?

John Kay

23

Who proposed the atomic theory?

John Dalton

24

Who led the unification of Germany?

Otto von Bismarck

25

Who introduced the use of antiseptics to fight germs following surgery?

Joseph Lister