POC 4 Telegraph

Points of Consideration 4

25 points (printed) Due Monday October 8

Respond briefly to each question.  Briefly define each vocabulary term.  Perfectly follow these guidelines for a written paper.

What is electricity?  How does it work?  Combine original text and original mages to define and describe what is electricity.  Post to your blog.

How did the work of Maxwell and Hertz connect electricity to magnetism?

Who is Marconi?  How did Marconi capitalize on electromagnetic waves?

What roles did the radio telegraph play in the sinking of the Titanic in 1912?

What two innovations did AT&T introduce to commercialize broadcast radio in the 1920s?

What were the three classes of radio stations the Federal Radio Commission established in 1928? How did it benefit radio networks?

Samuel Morse

Alexander Graham Bell

Thomas Edison

Bell Labs

Guglielmo Marconi

St. John’s to Nova Scotia

electric power and electronics (difference?)


Cyrus Field

Western Union

First Data Corporation

telestar satellite