19th Century Innovations and Progress

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19th Century Innovations and Progress

The history of the automobile begins as early as 1769, with the creation of steam engined automobiles.

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In 1807, the first car powered by an internal combustion engine fueled by hydrogen was designed by François Isaac de Rivaz.

The year 1886 is regarded the year of birth of the modern automobile – with the invention by Carl Benz called the Benz Patent-Motorwagen.

Ford Model T introduced in 1908-1927

Cadillac V-16 introduced in 1930

Modern Era

1938 was year of the Volkswagen Beetle

1967– Chevrolet Camaro

Cars powered by electricity briefly appeared at the turn of the 20th century but largely disappeared until the turn of the 21st century.

It can be said that the future of automobiles will focus on those with low and zero emission, which is a return to the beginnings of transportation

Theory of Evolution

Thoughts of evolution has roots ]of the ancient Greeks, Romans, and Chinese as well as in medieval Islamic science.


1785-James Huttonproposes theory of Earth being shaped by geological forces that took place over long periods of time

1858-Alfred WallaceWallace writes to Darwin, speculating on evolution by natural selction, based on studies of te distribution of plants and animals.

1831-Charles DarwinDarwin sets sail on the H.M.S. Beagle, this voyage would provide him with evidence that led to his theory of evolution

Modern Era

Many people belive we are still evolving today! Mental floss lists 5 reasons why we are still evolving

1. We drink milk... 2.We are loosing our wisdom teeth3. We are resisting disease 4. Our brains are shrinking... 5. We have blue eyes

Read more at...http://mentalfloss.com/article/30795/5-signs-humans-are-still-evolving

Are we still evolving?

In 1872 a man named Eadweard Muybridge created the first film ever made by using 12 cameras to photograph pictures of a horse moving. He was able to quickly project these images, creating what is known as motion photography and the first movie to ever exist.

In 1885, two men named George Eastman and William H. Walker developed the very first reel of film.

The short comedic film known as "A Trip to the Moon" was filmed in 1902

The action film "The Great Train Robbery" was filmed in 1903

What set apart the 1930's in film history from any other decade was the use of sound in movies.

The famous documentary about hitler called "Triumph of the Will" was made in 1935

Flim and World War 2

Hollywood aided in defensive mobilization whether as propagandists, combatants, documentaries, educators, and held fund-raisers for release funds or war bonds. During this time period films dramatically changed, going from the typical happy -go- lucky dance movies to a more realistic tone

VCR's were very popular in the 90's

Modern Era

The new millennium was a turning point in film history with a strong use of special affects. Well into our second century of filmmaking, the medium of film has already documented remarkable achievements such as the invention of the blue ray disc

What will the future hold?


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