Bridging the Gap
The triumph of the egg 1910-1930
An Occurrence at Owl creek bridge 1850-1890
Advancements of the Time 1850-1890
The laboratory Bunsen burner was invented by Robert Wilhelm Bunsen in 1855. Bunsen
The mechanical cash register was invented (and patented) in 1879 by James Ritty
The first dishwasher was patented in 1850 by Joel Houghton;
The electric iron was invented in 1882 by Henry W. Seeley, a New YorkThe earliest motorcycle was a coal-powered, two-cylinder, steam-driven motorcycle that was developed in 1867 by the American inventor Sylvester Howard Roper.
“the railroad ran straight away into a forest for a hundred yards, then, curving, was lost to view”
"The Yanks are repairing the railroads," said the man, "and are getting ready for another advance.
“he muzzle of a brass cannon commanding the bridge”
Advancements of the Time 1910-1930
"All during our ten years on the chicken farm he had worked as a labourer on neighboring farms and most of the money he had earned had been spent for remedies to cure chicken diseases, on Wilmer's White Wonder Cholera Cure or Professor Bidlow's Egg Producer or some other preparations that mother found advertised in the poultry papers."
Political Situations 1850-1890
The south secede from the north. political situation very up in the air. the north and south separating. People from the north and south did not get along had different ideas on how they thought the US should be run.
“Peyton Farquhar was a well-to-do planter, of an old and highly respected Alabama family. Being a slave owner and like other slave owners a politician he was naturally an original secessionist and ardently devoted to the Southern cause.”
Political Situations 1910-1930
Political situations- child labor restrictions, women's right to vote, and prohibition of alcohol
" Americans rose from poverty to fame and greatness and as I lay beside her -- in the days of her lying-in -- she may have dreamed that I would some day rule men and cities."
Pop Culture (Music, Art, etc) 1850-1890
“each end of the bridge stood with his rifle in the position known as "support,"
Pop Culture (Music, Art, etc) 1910-1930
"People will want to know how you got the egg in the bottle. Don't tell them. Keep them guessing. That is the way to have fun with this trick."
"Afire with the showman's passion and at the same time a good deal disconcerted by the failure of his first effort, father now took the bottles containing the poultry monstrosities down from their place on the shelf and began to show them to his visitor."
People, he said, liked to look at strange and wonderful things.
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