Patent Pending: Study Guide

                                                                                                Name________________________

Directions: Describe the invention, innovation and/or major contribution each of the following individuals listed below made to American business.

 

Invention or innovation

Contribution and or impact on society

Charles Goodyear

 

 

Robert Patch

 

 

 

Eli Whitney

 

 

 

Eli Whitney

 

 

Samuel

Colt

 

 

Cyrus McCormack

 

 

Ransom

Olds

 

 

Henry

Ford

 

 

 

Isaac

Singer

 

 

Walter

Hunt

 

 

Whitcomb

Judson

 

 

DuPont

Company

 

 

Luther

Burbank

 

 

George Washington Carver

 

 

Wilbur and Orville Wright

 

 

Richard

Gatling

 

 

William

Kelly

 

 

Abraham

Lincoln

 

 

Thomas

Edison

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

John

Roebling

 

 

Joseph

Glidden

 

 

George

Pullman

 

 

Christopher

Sholes

 

 

Ottmar

Mergenthaler

 

 

George

Eastman

 

 

Samuel

Morse

 

 

Alexander G.

Bell

 

 

G.

Marconi

 

 

Lee

De Forest

 

 

Peter

Goldmark

 

 

Albert

Einstein