The Electric Telegraph:A Revolutionary Invention

When Was the Telegraph Made?

The electric telegraph was created during the American Industrial Revolution and when the U.S. was rapidly expanding, thus creating concerns about unity.
-Industrial Revolution (1790-1950)- a period when the production of goods went from small scale to large, commercial scale

-New complex machines and inventions were rapidly appearing in everyday life

-Electric Telegraph developed in the 1830s and 40s

-Why it matters:The U.S. was undergoing expansion during this time-- necessary to make sure that America stayed united and up-to-date with each other 

-Result: Long-distance communication reforms, such as the electric telegraph, were very important
Factories began to appear rapidly during the Industrial Revolution