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Barbed wire

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Eric Gatica

on 15 October 2012

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Transcript of Barbed wire

Barbed wire The barbed wire is one of the classic technological innovation in the western United States. Historical events During the 1863 several individual created fences that were made out of barbed wire. The barbed wire creation never reached the markets. It wasn't until ten years later another inventor developed the barbed wire industry. Innovation The positive effects are farmers who couldn't afford wooden fences, they could get barbed wire. Barbed wire fences were cheater and easier to put up. It helped farmers keeping out roaming cattle's.
The negative effects are if a person or animal is trying to pass through or over the barbed wire they will suffer bad injury's. Positive and negative effects Economy The low cost of barbed wire led to more land use, rising settlement rates, increased land values, and greater crops. Research Sources "The History of Barbed Wire." About.com Inventors. N.p., n.d. Web. 09 Oct. 2012. <http://inventors.about.com/od/bstartinventions/a/BarbedWire.htm>.

"The Kansas Barbed Wire Museum." The Kansas Barbed Wire Museum. N.p., n.d. Web. 09 Oct. 2012. <http://www.rushcounty.org/barbedwiremuseum/>.

"Brief History of Barbed Wire." Brief History of Barbed Wire. N.p., n.d. Web. 09 Oct. 2012. <http://www.rushcounty.org/barbedwiremuseum/bwhistory.htm>.
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