Samuel Morse Accomplishments

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Samuel Morse was a famous artist and inventor who changed the world as we know it today with the invention of the telegraph. Samuel Morse was born on April 27, 1791 in Charleston Massachusetts. His father, Jedidiah Morse was a renowned geographer and congregational priest. Morse went to Yale University to study electricity and art. After he graduated from Yale, Morse went on to study art in England in 1812. Throughout his life Morse’s main interest was painting. During his life Morse made several trips to Europe In 1832, while returning by ship from studying art in Europe, Morse considered the idea of an electric telegraph as the result of hearing a conversation about the newly discovered electromagnet. Although the idea of an electric
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