Communication throughout the years

A Timeline

Cave Drawings

Around 30,000 B.C. people made drawings on the inside of cave walls. They were painted and represented stories.

Petroglyphs

Around 10,000 B.C. people began carving images in rock surfaces.

Pictograms

Around 9,000 B.C. people began making pictures that represented items or ideas.

Writting

Around 2,700 B.C. people began to make sequences of symbols into words into sentences on pieces of paper.
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Alphabet

Around 1,700 B.C. a specific set of symbols in a certain order is used to make certain sounds and make words.

The Printing Press

In 1450 Johannes Gutenburg invented the printing press which allowed papers to be printed and multiplied.

Typewriter

In 1714, Henry Mill invented the typewriter and it received a patent.

Telegraph

In 1831 the telegraph is invented by Joseph Henry.

The following year in 1832 Samuel Morse invents Morse Code.

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Telephone

In 1876 the telephone was invented by Alexander Graham Bell in Boston, Massachusetts.

Computer

In 1951 the first computer was invented and mass produced.

Internet

In 1973 the World Wide Web came about.

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