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Teaching Inventors and Inventions

Inventors and Inventions

A nation becomes great because of great people. Often the people that make the greatest impact on progress are not national leaders, but brilliant men and women of ideas. A handful of individuals developed inventions in the first half of the nineteenth century that, not only had a direct impact on everyone's lives, but also affected the destiny of the American nation.

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ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

How were our lives were made easier by some of these 19th century inventions?
STANDARDS:
RH.1 - Meaning & Evidence, RH.2 - Main Ideas, RH.3 - Historical Process

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2,3
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