ABOUT THE LATE 1800'S AND EARLY 1900'S
The 19th century was full of many new inventions and break throughs. Some of these helped transportation of people and goods. Others made it possible to communicate acrosse long distances in a split second. Many inventors tried to create a product that would help out the American people in a tremendous way. We have picked out some of the most influencial inventions and their inventions that we think have changed the United States as we now know it. And, without them America would not be the same as it is today. The following inventors that we have chosen are: Thomas Edison, Sr. Henry Bessemer, Edwin L. Drake, Pavel Schilling, and Christopher Latham Sholes. There is also a timeline that will display and explain four and 2 fun inventoins not featured on this website. You can find the timeline under the more tab on the top navigation bar.