Thomas Edison & George Westinghouse

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What year witnessed the first official execution by electricity in the United States?

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1. What was the outcome of the War of Currents?

2. 'Electrocution' was coined in 1889 to refer to what?

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Who were Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse? You can test your knowledge of these people and the outcome of the War of Currents by using the quiz and worksheet.

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  • The outcome of the War of Currents
  • What the War of Currents refers to
  • Term that relates to both Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse
  • Year when an electric execution was first executed
  • What electrocution refers to

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  • Types of currents
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