Inventing the Telephone

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Alexander Graham Bell

Alexander Graham Bell was born March 3, 1847, in Edinburgh, Scotland. He received a large amount of education through multiple experiments in sound and the furthering of his father’s work on visible speech for the deaf. In the 1870’s Elisha Gray and Alexander Graham Bell both invented a telephone. Both of them rushed to have their invention patented, Alexander Graham Bell had his telephone patented a few hours before Elisha Gray. The two men started a famous legal battle over the invention, Bell won. Bell had 18 patents in his name alone and 12 he shared with collaborators. He died on August 2, 1922, in Beinn Bhreagh, Nova Scotia.

Some of the first telephones!

Purpose of the Telephone!

Alexander Graham Bell came up with quite a fascinating invention. The telephone is the utmost popular use of communication. It’s not only just for communication it’s also an all-purpose tool. There are a number of designs, models and colors. Telephones were made for all people to have. Having a telephone made things a lot less complicated. You were able to reach relatives and friends easier than usual. The invention of the telephone has changed the world. The telephone is part of the secondary orality. The telephone has made communication more efficient and faster since it was first developed.

"The telephone is a good way to talk to people without having to offer them a drink." -Fran Lebowitz