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what were some inventions created between 1865 and 1877?

i need to do a project on inventions during the reconstruction period (1865 and 1877)

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    heres a list from wiki

    1866

    * Alfred Nobel invents dynamite.

    * J. Osterhoudt patents the tin can with a key opener.

    * Englishmen Robert Whitehead invents a torpedo.

    1867

    * Christopher Scholes invents the first practical and modern typewriter.

    1868

    * George Westinghouse invents air brakes.

    * Robert Mushet invents tungsten steel.

    * J P Knight invents traffic lights.

    1872

    * J.S. Risdon patents the metal windmill.

    * A.M. Ward issues the first mail-order catalog.

    1873

    * Joseph Glidden invents barbed wire.

    1874

    * American, C. Goodyear, Jr. invents the shoe welt stitcher.

    1876

    * Alexander Graham Bell patents the telephone.

    * Nicolaus August Otto invents the first practical four-stroke internal combustion engine.

    * Melville Bissell patents the carpet sweeper.

    1877

    * Thomas Edison invents the cylinder phonograph or tin foil phonograph.

    * Eadweard Muybridge invents the first moving pictures.

    Source(s): wikipedia.com
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