Essay On Early 1900s Technology

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Imagine a world where communication is difficult, there is not a lot of entertainment, and places are hard to get to. This actually was the world in the 1900s-1910s. Technology has come a long way since the early 1900s. Our world has become more advanced and fast paced due to the advances of technology. Over the last 100 years, technology is by far the biggest change in our culture. All of the pieces needed to build an automobile have drastically improved in the last 100 years. First, gasoline engines have become more efficient and powerful, with much better quality. Tires have been improved so there are not as many flats. Also, the technology to build the tires has had a drastic improvement since the early 1900s. The tread on the…show more content…
The reporters in the early 1900s had to be very detailed and descriptive in order for people to know what they were talking about. Today, we have televisions that broadcast all of the news stories. Many Americans sit in front of the TV every day for entertainment. Now we have everything we need right around us. The TV has a major impact on our society. Nearly every time our family eats in Cracker Barrel, we get a laugh about some of the old photographs hanging on the wall. It is hard to believe that those people had to be perfectly still for a very long time to just take one picture. In the time it has taken me to write this paragraph, my dad took a bunch of pictures of our cat. On just our phones alone, the picture quality, speed, and color were probably unimaginable 100 years ago. In addition to picture quality, perhaps the best change of all is how the photo is stored. No longer do we need film that relied on lots of dangerous chemicals to be produced, but instead we can now store thousands of pictures electronically. The fact that technology has so rapidly changed and has improved our lives can be easily seen just from this paper being written. As I sit here in my air conditioned home, typing the words above, I have electricity, a
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