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shoems | Student, Grade 10 | eNotes Newbie

Posted November 21, 2010 at 5:52 AM via web

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I am doing a time-line for AP World History and need to include 10 major technological advances of the period 1450-1750 CE. Can someone help me?

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krishna-agrawala | College Teacher | Valedictorian

Posted November 21, 2010 at 12:18 PM (Answer #1)

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This kind of list definitely involves some subjective chooses.

I am Giving below some major technological developments from around 1450 to 1750.

Year     Technological Development

1440's    Development of printing from movable types

1500      ball bearing developed by Leonardo de Vinci

1551      Development of steam turbine

1590      Invention of compound microscope

1608      Invention of telescope

1620      Slide rule developed by William Oughtred

1623      Automatic calculator developed by William Schickard

1657      Pendulum Clock

1690      Development of steam engine

1709      Iron smelting using coke

1714      Mercury thermometer

1760     Development of spinning jenny

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