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History of Electricity

Discusses the history of electricity in the 20th and 21st centuries in the United States with an emphasis on the inventions of Nikola Tesla.
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Citation Style Turabian
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Pages 25
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Electrification Its Impact on the th and st CenturiesIntroduction The word electricity derives from the Greek word electron translatedinto English as amber It is in use because Thales of Miletus who livedbetween and B C E is said to have discovered that when amber isrubbed it acquires the property of attracting light objects According to Jill Jonnes Thales was an erudite philosopher and astronomerin the thriving Ionian port of Miletus who may well have been the first toobserve the qualities of amber

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