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CLEP West Civilization - 2nd Industrial Revolution And Changing World Ideas

Subjects : clep, history
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1. Discovered radium in 1898 and they won the Nobel Prize in 1903.

2. Telephone was invented by Alexander Graham Bell

3. William Gladstone headed the Reform Act which gave 60% of the men in Britain the right to vote.

4. First intercontinental cable for the telegraph was done between North America and Britain.

5. Discovered what caused tuberculosis.

6. Wrote the novel Heart of Darkness in 1902. The story is set in the Congo.

7. 1878 by William and Catherine Booth

8. The belief that the Bible was like other old books and was wise by its history was not acurate.

9. We can from life lower than us.

10. 1875. Britain. it was not legal anymore to put up buildings without plumbling.

11. Studied genetics in peas. 'father of genetics' Austrian monk.

12. Our mental processes are irrational and subconsious.

13. Started in the 1800's due to people's growing wealth.

14. French. Discovered that diseases are caused by bacteria. invented pasteurization.

15. Owned the Standard Oil company and had power over 75%+ of the U. S. oil.

16. 'the X ray as discovered and led many to question prevailing views about the solidity of matter.' rea p. 75

17. In 1909 most people could afford this invention by Heny Ford.

18. Marconi was the first to send radio waves across the Atlantic ocean.

19. Theory of relativitiy and added time to the view of the universe. So: height - width - depth - and Time.

20. 'perfected th internal combustion engine' rea. p. 72