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The Telegraph

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Madison Gallardo

on 29 April 2010

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The Telegraph Out with the old, In with the new Speedy Gonzales From Sea to Shining Sea Madison Gallardo
Period 5
4/27/10 http://worldculturepictorial.com/images/content/morse-telegraph-receiver.jpg http://bertmaes.files.wordpress.com/2009/06/waves-of-innovation.jpg 1000 mph America hears about national events simultaneously! Pony Express
Fastest ride - 6 days
Nebraska to Nevada Before - Communication with distant places was difficult
After - Messages in minutes http://mexicancuisine.files.wordpress.com/2009/07/speed-gonzales.jpg http://danthemantrivia.files.wordpress.com/2009/03/ponyexad.jpg For the first time, faster than humans. "It would not be long ere the whole surface of this country would be channelled for those nerves which are to diffuse, with the speed of thought, a knowledge of all that is occurring throughout the land, making, in fact, one neighborhood of the whole country."
- Samuel F. B. Morse
Communication is limited October 1861 - transcontinental
1866 - over 100,0000 miles of cable 1866 - transatlantic
May 24, 1844 - first message sent and received http://facstaff.unca.edu/chennon/images/ocean.jpg http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/cia96/atlantic_ocean_sm96.gif http://www.schillerinstitute.org/graphics/Art_Work/cooper_patriot/samuel_morse_300w.jpg New Jobs No More Pony Express Broke the link between transportation and communication Newspapers benefit http://www.mpes.org/grade1/welchlabpostoffice_files/image002.jpg http://openafranchise.com/listings/townnewz/Newspaper.png http://idealaunch.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/linkbuilding.jpg Ingredients for the Telegraph:
Electromagnet
Electric circuit
Battery
Morse Code! Definition: any system that transmits encoded information by signal across a distance with the use of an electromechanical typewriter F.Y.I. Very Expensive
Tricky Newsmen
Very helpful to the military
http://chestofbooks.com/crafts/electricity/Electricity-For-Boys/images/Morse-Code-Table-A-Z-0-9.png Conclusion The Telegraph was necessary for communicative development. THESIS:
The telegraph ended previous and introduced new communicational methods, sped up communication, and increased communication between and within countries.
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