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Cyrus Field"s big dream

Mary Morton Cowan

Cyrus Field"s big dream

the daring effort to lay the first transatlantic telegraph cable

by Mary Morton Cowan

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Published by Calkins Creek in Honesdale, Pennsylvania .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Transatlantic cables,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Telegraph,
  • History

  • About the Edition

    Explores the extraordinary achievement of Cyrus Field and one of the greatest engineering feats of the 19th century: laying a transatlantic telegraph cable to create instant communication between two continents.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby Mary Morton Cowan
    The Physical Object
    Pagination224 p.
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26965108M
    ISBN 101629795569
    ISBN 109781629795560

    Cyrus West Field (), American merchant and promoter, laid the first transatlantic telegraph cable. Cyrus Field was born of Puritan stock in Stockbridge, Mass., on Nov. 30, He quit school at After short periods of work in New York and Massachusetts, Field became a junior partner with a New York firm of paper dealers. Story of Cyrus’ Birth According to Herodotus. Cyrus the Great of Persia was born as the grandson of a Median king, named Astyages, likely around BCE. Upon his birth, the king had a dream which was interpreted to him to mean that his grandson would overthrow him, so he ordered a subordinate, Harpagus, to kill the : History Bot.

    In analyzing your dreams, you can learn about your deep secrets and hidden feelings. Remember that no one is a better expert at interpreting your dreams than yourself. To guide you with your dreams interpretations, we have interpreted over keywords and symbols and o different meanings in our ever expanding dream g: Cyrus Fields. Cyrus Edson Edson Cyrus Field was born on July 4 , in Brewer or Holden, Penobscot, Maine, United States. Cyrus married Sarah Agnes Field on March 27 , at age 23 in Manchester, Hillborough, NH. They had one child: Eva Agnes Clark.

    The name Cyrus is a Latinized form derived from the Greek Κῦρος, Kỹros, itself from the Old Persian Kūruš. The name and its meaning have been recorded in ancient inscriptions in different languages. The ancient Greek historians Ctesias and Plutarch stated that Cyrus was named from Kuros, the Sun, a concept which has been interpreted as meaning "like the Sun" (Khurvash) by noting its Father: Cambyses I. Cyrus West Field ( – ) was an American businessman and one of the founders of the Atlantic Telegraph Company, the company that laid the first telegraph cable across the Atlantic Ocean in.


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Explore the extraordinary achievement of Cyrus Field and one of the greatest engineering feats of the 19th century: laying a transatlantic telegraph cable to create instant communication between two continents. Cyrus Field had a big dream to connect North America and the United Kingdom with a telegraph line, which would enable instant communication.

Explore the extraordinary achievement of Cyrus Field and one of the greatest engineering feats of the 19th century: laying a transatlantic telegraph cable to create instant communication between two continents.

Cyrus Field had a big dream to connect North America and the United Kingdom with a telegraph line, which would enable instant communication/5(3). The relentless persistence of one man resulted in one of the greatest engineering feats of the 19th century and the transformation of international communication.

Cyrus Field’s success in business enabled him to amass enough of a fortune to partially retire at the age of His interest in telegraphy was sparked by Canadian engineer Frederic Gisborne, who aimed to establish a telegraph connection Author: Mary Morton Cowan.

Cyrus Field's Big Dream: TheDaring Effort to Lay the First Transatlantic Telegraph Cable. A Best STEM Book, awarded bythe National Science Teaching Association, in cooperation with the Children'sBook Council. AJunior Library Guild Selection. Summary. Comments. Cyrus Field had a big dream to connect North America and Europe with a telegraph line, which would enable instant communication.

In the mids, no one knew if it was possible. That didn’t dissuade Field, who set out to learn about undersea cables and build a network of influential people to raise money and create interest in his : Mary Morton Cowan.

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Book Guides, Activities & Lessons 2. Nonfiction Read and Respond Multi-Leveled Lesson. Cyrus Field's Big Dream; The Daring Effort to Lay the First Transatlantic Telegraph Cable by Mary Morton Cowan; Calkins Creek, pages; $ (hardcover); reading level: grades Cyrus Field didn't know the first thing about telegraphs when he retired from running a successful paper mill in But when his "big dream" took hold, there was no stopping him.

He made three attempts. Get this from a library. Cyrus Field's big dream: the daring effort to lay the first transatlantic telegraph cable. [Mary Morton Cowan] -- "Cyrus Field had a big dream to connect North America and the United Kingdom with a telegraph line, which would enable instant communication.

In the mids, no one knew if it was possible. That. Introduction to author's four books, Cyrus Field's Big Dream, the Daring Effort to Lay the First Transatlantic Telegraph Cable (), Captain Mac, the Life of Donald Baxter MacMillan, Arctic Explorer () Timberrr () and Ice Country (, ).

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Sections (for writing or drawing) include: Topic, Big Idea 1, and Big Idea 2. Cyrus Field was one of ten children of the Reverend David Dudley Field, four of whom, like their father, would ultimately find a place in the Dictionary of American Biography.

Apprenticed at age Author: American Experience. Cyrus Field was born the son of a minister on Novem He was educated to the age of 15, when he began working. With the help of an older brother, David Dudley Field, who was working as a lawyer in New York City, he obtained a clerkship in the retail store of A.T.

Stewart, a famous New York merchant who essentially invented the. Improve your students’ reading comprehension with ReadWorks.

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Cyrus West Field (Novem – J ) was an American businessman and financier who, along with other entrepreneurs, created the Atlantic Telegraph Company and laid the first telegraph cable across the Atlantic Ocean in Born: NovemStockbridge. Cyrus W.

Field, in full Cyrus West Field, (born NovemStockbridge, Massachusetts, U.S.—died JNew York City, New York), American financier noted for the success of the first transatlantic was the younger brother of the law reformer David Dudley Field and of U.S.

Supreme Court Justice Stephen J. Field. After an early career in the paper business, Field. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. Cyrus Fields is on Facebook. Join Facebook to connect with Cyrus Fields and others you may know.

Facebook gives people the power to share and makes the.Cyrus the Great or “Cyrus II” was King of Anshan from BCE. He was the son of King Cambyses I of Anshan ( BCE) and his mother, Mandane, was the daughter of King Astyages of Media. The names Cyrus and Cambyses are interesting, as both appear to be connected to the Indo-Iranian tribes of the Kuru and Kambysene.

Achievements of Cyrus the Great in human rights, politics, and military strategy have had a huge influence on both eastern and western civilizations. So this time, let us find out who Cyrus was and how his life was.

LIFE OF CYRUS THE GREAT BIRTH. The birth date of Cyrus is estimated to be between BC or between BC.