100 People Who Made History by Philip Parker, Ben Gilliland

By Philip Parker, Ben Gilliland

The place could we be with out inventors, philosophers, economists, politicians, explorers, and different "ideas" humans? a few of our historic heroes have been lone geniuses yet many have been stimulated by means of different nice thinkers and ideas.

Full of true-life tales and well-known celebrities, a hundred those who Made background includes all of the humans you'd look forward to finding, and many that you simply wouldn't! Inventors and explorers rub shoulders with political leaders, activities stars, and entertainers from world wide. From Aristotle to Mark Zuckerberg, to Marie Curie to Pele, all components of tradition, heritage, undefined, activities, leisure, and extra are coated. excellent for e-book experiences, institution tasks, or each time interpreting to meet and train curious minds.

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A car for the masses At ht, eig h its del Tw Ford improved ctories fa conditions in his pay and by increasing hours. reducing working Mo w? Did you knwoorking ew an Ford wanted to build a car that everyone could afford and, in 1908, his Ford Motor Company created the MODEL T. Ford’s assembly lines meant that he could produce the Model T faster and cheaper than any other car manufacturer. While cars at the time cost almost $3,000, Ford sold the Model T for just $825. 50 e uilt In 1804, the American inventor OLIVER EVANS (1755–1819) invented a steam-powered land vehicle called the ORUKTOR AMPHIBOLIS.

They needed to do something REVOLUTIONARY again. So, in 1998, they released the iMac, which had a built-in monitor. In 2001 came the iPod, the bestselling portable music player. The iPhone, launched in 2007, became the biggest selling mobile phone in history and, in 2010, they unveiled their tablet computer, the iPad. Planet Apple Early Apple computers set the standard for the home computer industry. More recently, Apple has created revolutionary lifestyle devices that have changed the way we communicate.

Mark Zuckerberg The young fella who created FACEBOOK, got very rich, and turned people into friends All about me „ BORN: 1984 „ NATIONALITY: American „ FACTOID: Facebook’s first head office was in my bedroom. ” „ IN A NUTSHELL: I was born in White Plains, New York and I was very good at science at school. ay... By the -wblind, so I am color book mostly ce I made Fa se I can’t tell u blue beca rence between e f if d the reen. ” Then, at Harvard University, he invented “Facemash,” which allowed people to compare student’s faces and rate how attractive they were.

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