He was put to work at the age of 10 by his father making soap and candles; he didn’t like that too much, so he started writing newspapers with his brother. Benjamin Franklin’s brother Josiah Franklin started The New England Courant the first newspaper in Boston. Benjamin
The 6 pdr iron gun, 12 pdr iron guns and 6 inch brass howitzer. The choice of sizes and materials used were simple and rational. Copper and tin, were both resources necessary to manufacture brass cannon barrels but not in great supply. The Army was quick to realize that cannons used by the United States or the Army would be dependent on European sources. The United States cast its field artillery iron, which although heavier, was cheaper and stronger.
After pursuing with that Gallaudet became interested in writing children's books. Gallaudet was a well known man for all the things he did. After graduated from Yale, Gallaudet was not quite sure of the direction he wanted to proceed in terms of a career. He had many interests to include working in a trade, attending a seminary or perform in the capacity of a traveling salesman. Temporarily, he worked as a legal apprentice before deciding to return to Yale University in 1808 as a graduate student where he obtained a Masters of Arts degree.
A man from Germany named Johannes Gutenberg invented the printing press, which made it possible for people to have copies of books and letters in much lesser time than they were used to. Also, their way of communicating (like writing letters to each other or expressing knowledge through books) improved because of it. The invention of the printing press was one of most notable inventions from the last millennium because it brought important changes and accomplishments. The first support of how the printing press improved in communication is how Martin Luther took advantage of the printing press to spread around his ideas of the Church and indulgences. He was the creator of the 95 Theses in 1517.
His father jedidiah always wanted his son to grow up with a great education. Unlike Samuel’s brother he did not like school. After attending Phillips Academy in Andover, Samuel went on to Yale College to receive instruction in the subjects of religious philosophy, mathematics and science. While at Yale, he attended lectures on electricity. In 1810, he graduated from Yale.
He saw as a young man that there was money to be made from a schoolbook and sought protection for his first spelling book even before it was in print and before any state had yet passed laws protecting intellectual property. Webster has become known as the "father of copyright," and indeed he remained active in promoting copyright protection throughout his life. He might with more justice be termed the "father of royalties," as he was one of the first to exact payment from his publishers according to the number of books they printed or that he licensed to
Heinrich Schliemann Heinrich Schliemann was born in Mecklenburg Germany on the 6th of January 1822. Schliemann’s father was a minister of religion and often told him about ancient times instead of traditional stories and fairy tales. When Schliemann was 10 his father told him about the Homeric tales. Schliemann was obsessed with these tales and his favourite was Homer’s Iliad and the Odyssey. After his father told him these tales they would talk about them and after reading Homers tales Schliemann wrote that him and his father “both agreed that I should one day excavate Troy.” Schliemann used these words and his obsession with the tale of Homer as motivation to one day find and excavate Troy.
There was only a simple law, and that was to not read books as well as think, making “the mind drink less and less.” This doesn’t seem much of a sacrifice because society was filled with far more excitement than literature could offer. Meanwhile, new technology helped people do everyday chores and made life simpler, leaving more time for fun. Like Beatty said, “Life is immediate, the job counts, and pleasure lies all about after work.” Entertainment ruled their society. The parlor walls seem like a god compared to our TVs. The seashell radios are convenience at its best.
The other factors were: the long term legacy of the French revolution, the impact of the industrial revolution on British society, the new voting system which replaced the outdated one. Also there are more reasons such as political opportunism, the changing attitudes of the public, and the external influences
(Imperatone, W. 1992) American companies would negotiate with these countries because of cheap labor, which would allow American products to be made at a decreased cost. Another reason was that foreign land had an abundant of raw materials that could easily be used in the American Industries. American Imperialism gave a purpose to the US, versus what other countries were doing at the time. Countries like Germany, Great Britain, Belgium, Spain, Panama and Japan were expanding their borders, negotiating new trade markets demonstrating their strength and power. As the Unites States was growing, they also sought to protect its overseas territories like the Midway Islands, Hawaii, Guam, and Samoa.