Although printing books had happened before, Johannes Gutenburg created the first movable type printing press and started the road to modern day printing.
The steam engine allowed for more efficient and faster travel and was applied to trains and boats.
The British industrial revolution allowed for many new technological advances such as the train and helped modernize Britain and most of Europe.
Louis Pasteur and Robert Koch discovered that germs and bacteria lead to disease and this led to the development of modern medicine.
The first gas powered automobile was invented by Karl Benz and marks the start of modern transportation.
World War I offered many new military technological advances such as the flamethrower.
The television was a great invention that is still one of todays most popular forms of entertainment.
World War II also involved many advances such as making the machine gun more effective and evolving anti-tank weaponry.
The domestication of horses allowed for faster travel, agricultural advances, and military opportunities.
The Chinese originally used gunpowder for fireworks, but later it became a main staple in the military life.
the Chinese fleet was the most impressive of its time and their boats were much more advanced than those of Europe.
This was the first use of nuclear weaponry in combat and marked a large advance in military technology, although it was catastrophic.
The industrial revolution in America included many transportation breakthroughs such as the train and the canal system and helped modernize america.
The telegraph was the first tool that allowed for long distance communication
The telephone allowed for people to have full conversations over long distances.http://static.ddmcdn.com/gif/telephone-ch.jpg
The lightbulb changed the way of lighting in the world and did away with kerosene lamps.
Railroads and train technology began to spread all over the world.
Allowed for people to bypass sailing all the way around South America.
The plow was a huge agricultural advance and allowed for more work to be done in less time more easily.http://t1.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcSiMekyqKjtsMM-ro2dQ0fQQGi0v-g5VCMb0PhBxNXVUE79-5HU9A
The hoe was a huge advancement in agricultural technology and allowed for easier farming.
Canal allowed for ocean access from the Mediterranean Sea.