The impact on history of some inventions

Spectacles The invention of spectacles made a big impact in people's lives, especially scholars and teachers and people that needed to read for their jobs, because spectacles made it so that people could see better. Scholars could keep working even if they were old and had bad vision. That made it possible for people to … Continue reading The impact on history of some inventions

The Impact of Some Inventions in History

Lesson 65 Buttons Before buttons were invented people did their clothes up with broaches. They never fit quite right. The button made it possible for people's clothes to fit tighter so they could be warm and also it made it so you could tell someone's class. When the button was first invented they were very … Continue reading The Impact of Some Inventions in History

How glass changed when the Roman Empire collapsed

Lesson 45 The Romans made beautiful glass that was clear and thin glass before the Roman Empire collapsed. When it collapsed the water in the astrolabes dried up and people had to move away and find nice clean water. Since they had to survive they had no time to make glass and improve their skills. … Continue reading How glass changed when the Roman Empire collapsed

The compass and how it affected China and Europe

Lesson 30 The compass affected China and Europe in different ways because of their cultures and beliefs. The Chinese used the compass for designing and placing buildings and even tombs. Chinese people believed in the Chi or universal life force. Finding due North would maximize your Chi. Their enemy even dug up graves to lower … Continue reading The compass and how it affected China and Europe