Samuel Morse

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1791-04-27
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While his idea of using electromagnetism in telegraphy was not original, he was the first to construct a telegraphic apparatus able to make it happen.
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communications
art
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samuel finley breese morse work related to alfred bernhard nobel (Alfred Nobel)
samuel finley breese morse telegraphed news of james knox polk (James K. Polk)
samuel finley breese morse work related to matthew calbraith perry (Matthew Perry)
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In 1805, like his father, Jedediah Morse, Samuel Morse went to Yale, where he was only interested in lectures given by Jeremiah Day and Silliman Snr. (Details)
Day's lectures on electricity fascinated him and, after taking a battery apart in Silliman's class, Morse went on to construct some of his own. (Details)
His talent for art became apparent in his third year. (Details)
 

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1872-04-02
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Morse.jpg by Freebase Samuel_Finley_Breese_Morse_-_Daguerreotype_-3g12153v.jpg by Freebase Samuel_Morse_1840.jpg by Freebase Samuel F. B. Morse Self-Portrait by Flickr user cliff1066™ Birthplace of Samuel F. B. Morse, Charlestown by Flickr user Boston Public Library [ M ] Samuel F. B. Morse - Gallery of the Louvre (1831) by Flickr user Cea. Panel from Diego Rivera's mural depicting expansion and the American dream.  Important figures include Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry Thoreau, Sam Houston, Alexander Hamilton, John Jacob, William B. Astor, Andrew Jackson, and Samuel F. B. Morse. by Flickr user Kheel Center, Cornell University Morse High School, Class of '92 by Flickr user ewen and donabel Automatic Telegraph Reciever by Flickr user cliff1066™ Samuel F. B. Morse by Flickr user dbking Samuel F. B. Morse Wood Engraving by Flickr user Thomas Shahan 3 U.S. General Post Office Department by Flickr user cliff1066™ Samuel F.B. Morse by Flickr user cliff1066™ Samuel F.B. Morse by Flickr user ellenm1 Samuel F. B. Morse - August 25, 1866 by Flickr user Thomas Shahan 3