The Telephone

Invented in 1876 and sold at a price of $300 commercially

Details about the Inventor

Alexander Grahm Bell- March 3, 1847-August 2, 1922

-Born in Scotland

-Died in Nova Scotia, Canada

- He got most of his education from experiments in sound and the furthering of his father's work on Visible Speech for the deaf.

- Worked with Thomas Watson

- Held 18 patents by himself and 12 with collaborators

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Intended Purpose

-The telephone was meant for immediate communication over big distances.

"People used what they called a telephone because they hated being close together and they were scared of being alone."