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Thomas Edison as young man

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Thomas Edison was born in Milan, Ohio. He hated school and dropped out, so his mother home-schooled him. His family moved to Michigan to follow the railroad boom and he took a job as a telegraph operator. His skills with gadgets and machines helped him in that job, inspiring his first patent: a voice recorder in 1869.

  1. 1. What was Edison's first patent?
    1. a. A voice recorder
    2. b. A telephone
    3. c. A movie camera
  2. 2. What did Edison's mother do?
    1. a. She cooked
    2. b. She worked
    3. c. She home-schooled him
  3. 3. Where was Thomas Edison born?
    1. a. New Jersey
    2. b. Florida
    3. c. Ohio