Flashcards in Chapter 6 Deck (16):
How does an inventor qualify for a patent?
The invention must work and be a new idea.
Someone who looks on the bright side. Example: Jan Matzeliger
Someone who sees the bad instead of the good side of things.
Example: James Watt
Not giving up
Thinking of new ways to do things
Wanting to know more about something
Invented cotton gin and invented interchangeable parts
Introduced unit of measurement called horsepower
Invented the cork alarm clock
Invented the fountain pen
Invented the reaper; made lots of money and used it for the Lord's work.
George Washington Carver
Invented hundreds of ways to use the peanut and sweet potato
Invented the shoe lasting machine
Built 50 typewriters before he got one to work perfectly
Invented the sewing machine