Inventions that Shaped the 20th Century

Inventions that Shaped the 20th Century
Inventions that Shaped the 20th Century
Inventions that Shaped the 20th Century
Inventions that Shaped the 20th Century
Inventions that Shaped the 20th Century
Inventions that Shaped the 20th Century
Inventions that Shaped the 20th Century
Inventions that Shaped the 20th Century
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Telegraph. Telephone. Model T. Thomas Edison.

Lesson 2 of The Industrial Age & Urban Society Unit (1865-1914): **CAN BE ALTERED!** Inventions that Shaped the 20th Century

This engaging and visually appealing 40-slide PowerPoint presentation is easy to understand with content illustrated with charts and pictures.

Key words include:
Samuel Morse
Alexander Graham Bell
Thomas Edison
Model T
Mass production
Assembly line
Kill Devil Hills
Sears Roebuck

PLEASE NOTE: This lesson is a PowerPoint document. The TEXT in this PowerPoint document can be altered, as can the order of the slides, transitions between slides, and animation of bullet points. The photos and proprietary fonts (in the titles and backgrounds) have been “digitally flattened” and are NOT able to be altered. This protects against copyright violation. Please understand what you are buying and my Terms of Use before purchasing this lesson. Thank you!

Overarching Question for this presentation (Thinking Focus Question):
How did the inventions of the late 1800s revolutionize society?

This PowerPoint presentation examines:
- Samuel Morse and importance of the telegraph
- Morse code and its significance in communication
- Cyrus Field and the importance of the transatlantic telegraph
- Alexander Graham Bell and the invention of the telephone
- Interesting inventions such as the elevator, type writer, and adding machine
- George Eastman and the Kodak camera
- John Thurman and the invention of the vacuum cleaner
- Thomas Edison, facts about his life, and his invention of the light bulb
- William Stanley and the invention of the transformer
- African American inventors: Lewis Howard Latimer, Granville Woods, Elijah McCoy, and Jan E. Matzeliger
- Henry Ford and the Model T and importance of the assembly line and mass production
- Orville and Wilbur Wright and their glider at Kitty Hawk
- Sears Roebuck and the significance of mail order delivery
- F.W. Woolworth’s popular chain of “five-and-ten-cent stores”

This PowerPoint presentation and graphic organizer is part of the unit: The Industrial Age & Urban Society. This unit can be downloaded in its entirety saving you substantially what it would cost you to buy each PowerPoint presentation and graphic organizer separately. Each lesson comes with a visually appealing PowerPoint presentation (and pdf version) and three graphic organizer notebook pages – answer key included!

Here are other lessons in this unit you may be interested in:
Lesson 1: Railroad Barons
Lesson 2: Inventions That Shaped the 20th Century
Lesson 3: Monopolies & Sherman Antitrust Act
Lesson 4: Industrial Workers Trade Unions
Lesson 5: Immigration Act of 1917 and Chinese Exclusion Act
Lesson 6: Guided Age and Growth of Cities
UNIT: Industrial Age and Urban Society 1865-1914


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Total Pages
4-page graphic organizer & 40 slide PowerPoint
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Teaching Duration
55 minutes
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