THE TELEGRAPH

" A WORLD CHANGER "

INVENTED BY:

Samuel F. B. Morse


Noonan, Jon. "Morse, Samuel." Nineteenth-Century Inventors, American Profiles. New York: Facts On File, Inc., 1992. American History Online. Facts On File, Inc. http://www.fofweb.com/activelink2.asp?
ItemID=WE52&iPin=ffap19in0002&SingleRecord=True (accessed February 3, 2014).

HOW IT WORKS

A telegraph works by sending messages through wires using electrical signals. A person would take their message to a telegraph operator who then imputed it into the telegraph machine and then it would be sent to the receiving telegraph office to decode for the receiver. You can find more information here: http://library.thinkquest.org/5729/telegraph.htm

INTRESTING FACTS

WHERE THE INVENTION OCCURED

NO ONE REALLY KNOWS

WHY WAS THERE A NEED FOR THIS INVENTION?

TO SEND MESSAGES FASTER AND MORE RELIABLLY

WHY IS THIS INVENTION IMPORTANT IN HISTORY?

BECAUSE WE WOULDN'T BE/COME AS FAR AS WE HAVE IF IT WEREN'T FOR THE TELEGRAPH