George Westinghouse: Inventions & Biography


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When was George Westinghouse working as an inventor?

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1. What was George Westinghouse's first major interest, which led him into inventing?

2. What was George Westinghouse's first major invention?

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The worksheet and quiz are tools that help you discover how much you understand about George Westinghouse and his contributions. This man's first major invention and the type of electricity he was known for pushing are topics you will see on the quiz.

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  • The inventor that Westinghouse worked with to push a type of electricity
  • Type of electricity that Westinghouse tried to push as the American standard
  • When this man worked as an inventor
  • This man's first major interest
  • George Westinghouse's first major invention

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