Flashcards in Ch19 - People Deck (25)
Who invented the seed drill?
Who invented the steel plow?
Who invented the reaper?
Who invented the cotton gin?
Who developed a practical coal burning steam engine?
Who invented the miner's safety lamp?
Sir Humphry Davy
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
Who built the first steamship?
Who built the first practical steam-powered locomotive?
Who perfected the gasoline-fueled internal combustion engine?
Who invented the diesel engine?
What men developed the first modern automobiles?
Karl Benz and Henry Ford
Who perfected the electric telegraph?
Who succeeded in laying the first successful transatlantic telegraph cable in 1866?
Who invented the telephone?
Alexander Graham Bell
Who invented the wireless telegraph?
Who was considered the greatest inventor in history and invented the phonograph, microphone, motion picture projector, mimeograph machine, and the incandescent electric light bulb?
What English physician developed the first vaccine?
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.
Who introduced the use of antiseptics to fight germs following surgery?
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?
Who invented the flying shuttle?
Who proposed the atomic theory?
Who led the unification of Germany?
Otto von Bismarck