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

Subjects : clep, history
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1. The belief that the Bible was like other old books and was wise by its history was not acurate.

2. We can from life lower than us.

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

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

5. Discovered radium in 1898 and they won the Nobel Prize in 1903.

6. Telephone was invented by Alexander Graham Bell

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

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

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

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

11. 1878 by William and Catherine Booth

12. Discovered what caused tuberculosis.

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

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

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

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

17. 1875. Britain. it was not legal anymore to put up buildings without plumbling.

18. Our mental processes are irrational and subconsious.

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

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