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American inventors of the 20th century

by Laura S. Jeffrey

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Published by Enslow Publishers in Springfield, N.J., U.S.A .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Inventors -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Inventions -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Inventors.,
    • Inventions -- History -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 103-109) and index.

      Other titlesAmerican inventors of the twentieth century
      StatementLaura S. Jeffrey.
      SeriesCollective biographies
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsT39 .J44 1996
      The Physical Object
      Pagination112 p. :
      Number of Pages112
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL782665M
      ISBN 100894906321
      LC Control Number95014628

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      Seven main styles of Native American housing were invented the Wickiup, the Wigwam, the Longhouse, the Tipi, the Hogan, the Dugout, and the Pueblo. Short History of the Tipi - The first nomadic peoples needed a sturdy dwelling that could stand up against the severe prairie winds and yet could be dismantled at a moment's notice to follow the. Within the last one hundred years in the United States, creative individuals such as those introduced in this book have pushed technology beyond the dreams of just a few years ago. Each of these inventors began with an idea for improving some aspect of life. Through ingenuity, hard work, and talent, they made their ideas a reality.


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We began the 20th century with the infancy of airplanes, automobiles, and radio, when those inventions dazzled us with their novelty and : Mary Bellis. rows  This list of African Americans inventors and scientists documents many of the African. Succeeding in science and technology in 19th- and 20th-century America despite the long odds imposed by racial oppression, black inventors represented the epitome of intellectual achievement.

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This list may not reflect recent changes (). The Greatest Americans of the 20th Century Tom Johnson (–) Robert M. La Follette Sr. (–) Eugene Debs (–) Louis Brandeis (–) Clarence Darrow (–) Theodore Roosevelt (–) Florence Kelley (–) John Dewey (–) Victor Berger (–) Charlotte Perkins Gilman (–) Jane Addams (–) Lincoln Steffens.

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