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CONTROVERSIAL INVENTIONS
Not all inventions are created equal. Some were improvements on the original invention. Some were invented at about the same time in different parts of the world. Some ideas were stolen. Some inventors had the better public relations firm. Some were so controversial that only a court system could resolve. It also appears that the more valuable the invention, the greater the controversy.
cotton gin Some of the inventors credited with inventing the cotton gin include Noah Homes,  Catherine Littlefield Greene and Eli Whitney.
light bulb Some of the inventors credited with inventing the light bulb include Joseph Swan, Lewis Latimer and Thomas Edison..
Monopoly Some of the inventors credited with inventing the Monopoly board game include Lizzie Magie, Dan Layman, Rudy Copeland and Charles Darrow.
telephone Some of the inventors credited with inventing the telephone include Antonio Meucci, Philip Reis, Elisha Gray and Alexander Graham Bell.
television Some of the inventors credited with inventing the television include Paul Nipkow, John Logie Baird, Vladimir Zworykin and Philo Farnsworth.
 
 
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