Urenio Watch Watch: Innovation

10 Innovations that changed U.S.A.

As the U.S. population is expected to reach 300 million in the coming months the BusinessWeek magazine wonders what were the innovations, technologies, and inventions that enabled the settlement of a vast country and growth of a population that size?

The magazine identifies 10 innovations, large and small, that played parts in ways both plain and surprising.

These innovations are:

  1. Cotton Gin
  2. Steam Power
  3. Vulcanized Rubber
  4. Remington Rifle
  5. Hydroelectric Generation
  6. Chlorinated Water
  7. Frozen Food
  8. Air Conditioners
  9. Blood Pressure Medication
  10. Tract Housing