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How did the invention of telephone change society?

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Emiliya Magdeeva

on 14 November 2013

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Transcript of How did the invention of telephone change society?

How did the invention of telephone change society?
People had to rely on mail which often took weeks, months or even a year depending on where they lived.
When the telephone was first introduced only the very wealthy could afford them and eventually the middle-class were able to have them installed in their home.
It kept families connected.
It improves the speed of communication
National disasters would get quick aid
Just as the computer is a library at our finger tips, the first telephone was just as magical and exciting
It also spawned the growth of many businesses
Who invented the telephone?
First telephone was invented by Alexander Graham Bel
Alexander Graham Bell
In 1876, at the age of 29 invented the telephone and one year later he formed the Bell Telephone Company.
Some said that the presence of the telephone threatened the rights of privacy.
Others that its use would harm the valuable and civilizing habit of writing letters.
It has lead to the creation and destruction of jobs.
The telephone is both a conqueror and promoter of crime.

Bad Impacts on humankind
Alexander brought together the world's first telephone, using parts from the shop of electrical equipment and the skill of his assistant Thomas Watson
Interesting facts
In 1877, the U.S. had 2,600 phones. Three years later-48,000, in ten years - more than 150,000.
In 1892, Bell first rang from New York to Chicago, on the long-distance link.
The world's first telephone subscriber was Charlie Williams - an electrician from Boston. In April 1877 William established a telephone line between his shop and his house.
Alexander spent all his free time at school for deaf people, in two small rooms in the center of Boston. There it through sheer luck he found a way to convert sound waves into electrical energy, which is based on the principle of the phone.
Some of the first telephones

"An instrument which converts sound, specifically the human voice, to electrical impulses of various frequencies and then back to a tone that sounds like the original voice."

Andrea! CALL ME
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