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The History of Toilets

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Preston Hill

on 8 March 2014

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Transcript of The History of Toilets

The History of Toilets
Toilets History
SIR THOMAS CRAPPER did not invent the toilet.
Ancient History
the first to ever think of a flush able area to do away with your dropping was King Minos of Crete. This was over 2,000 years ago.
There was a toilet found in the tomb of a chinese king in 100 B.C.
a Sewer system was first created by the ancient Romans
The toilet was originally a hole in the ground.
The first flush toilet was invented in 1596 for Queen Elizabeth I.
The first patent for a flushing toilet wasn't until 1775 by Alexander Cummings
many toilets from the 1800's were known as outhouses where you had to go outside to use it
And everyone uses the toilet from time to time :) so it is a revolutionary invention
In 1849 the first indoor plumbing was finally put in place for toilets.
Present Day Toilets
Thank you for listening please enjoy this short clip :)
Middle Age Toilets
By: Sir Preston & Fern the Dragon
Present day toilets are so much more efficient .
They now have things such as more comfortable and durable toilet seats.
Toilets also now have running water and plumbing systems so that they are able to run smoothly and efficiently.
They have also created eco friendly toilets that are safe for the environment.
Different things continue to be added to toilets to make them better because toilets are a huge part of human life (;

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