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Thomas Edison's Great Inventions

Summary: Explores the life and work of inventor Thomas Edison. Provides examples of his greatest inventions.
Thomas Edison was one of the greatest inventors and industrial leaders in history. Thomas Edison's inventions are still used today in many different ways. Although Thomas Edison received limited education and was mischievous, he made famous contributors to practical electric lighting and for inventions such as the Phonograph. Edison obtained 1,093 United States patents, the most the U.S. patent office has ever issued to one person.

One example of his inventions is the phonograph. In 1876 and 1877, Edison worked on improving experiments for recording and playing back messages sent over the telegraph and telephone, which led him to the invention of the phonograph. Later, he envisioned the phonograph being used as a dictating machine, and other people used his idea for selling musical recordings using the phonograph. Then, Edison began making his own recording. Therefore, his invention sparked a new era in home entertainment.

Thomas Edison began...

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