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  • Archimedes Theorems
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    Archimedes Few certain details remain about the life of antiquit^s greatest mathematician, Archimedes. We know he was born in 287 B.C. around Syracuse from a report about 1400 years after the fact. Archimedes tells about his father, Pheidias, in his book The Sand reckoner. Pheidias was an astronomer, who was famous for being the author of a treatise on the diameters of the sun and the moon. Historians speculate that Pheidias^ profession explains why Archimedes chose his career. Some scholars hav...
  • Improvements In The Industrial Revolution
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    Do revolutions have to have bloody conflicts in them to be called that The Industrial Revolution is a direct contradiction to that statement; it is the only revolution in history not to have one single drop of blood shed at any time. The Industrial Revolution was a period from 1700-1850 in which new technology was being discovered at an alarming rate. The average British person born in 1760 saw more changes in his or her lifetime than ten generations of ancestors had seen in theirs. There were m...
  • Industrial Revolution Great Britain
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    Industrial Revolution Great Britain, as well as many other European countries went through a time of great change in the mid-1700's. This time of great change is known as the Industrial Revolution. While many countries were in shock as a result of the big changes going on, Great Britain was prepared for the big change. Britain had a large number of able workers and entrepreneurs. Also, Britain was rich in natural resources, had many fine harbors and markets, and plenty of extra money. Although t...
  • Clocks A Great Invention Of The Time
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    The Middle Ages brought forth many inventions. Most inventions, however, were actually invented by workers / smiths as opposed to scientists. Millers invented waterwheels and wind mills to use for energy. Inventions such as the water pump and the wheel barrel also came about in the Middle Ages. In the 13th century glass workers ground lenses to make spectacles. True clocks were invented during the Middle Ages (before that people used sundials which relied on the sun). Sometime during the 14th ce...
  • Clean Environment Without Pollution
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    American Industrial Revolution vs. Lorax Many great authors of our time use historical issues as a framework basis in which to build a story upon. The great Dr. Seuss uses the story of the Lorax to resemble what was being interwoven through the time of the great American Industrial Revolution. Even though the era raised many glories, it had an even greater downfall facing economical issues. From 1750-1914 America and Western countries were standing face-to-face with one of the greatest revolutio...
  • Inventions Including The Archimedes
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    Archimedes is considered one of the three greatest mathematicians of all time along with Newton and Gauss. In his own time, he was known as "the wise one,' "the master' and "the great geometer' and his works and inventions brought him fame that lasts to this very day. He was one of the last great Greek mathematicians. Born in 287 B.C., in Syracuse, a Greek seaport colony in Sicily, Archimedes was the son of Phidias, an astronomer. Except for his studies at Euclid's school in Alexandria, he spent...

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