The Telephone

It cost around $20.00.

In 1876 Alexander Graham Bell invented the first telephone. Bell's improvement on the telegraph became into his success of a telephone. During this, Elisha Gray and Bell tried multiple times to improve their new design, of the telephone. Bell was experimenting with signals from one place to another. And Bell won the battle of who invented the telephone.

Before Alexander Graham Bell made that first historic telephone call in 1876, the telegraph was the fastest way to communicate long distance, but it had its limits. Bell channeled his interest in speech and music into experiments that led to a ground-breaking invention. The first telephone worked because Bell understood the science of sound and, with the help of an engineer named Thomas Watson, had the determination to improve the way the world communicates. When the telephone was up and working it made communication easier from long distance to short distance. It was for everyone to use.

The telephone is a good way to talk to people without even having to be there with them.


Fran Lebowitz

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