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What ancient people invented the basic alphabet that's used by the US?
The element is Argon
Objects: Streets, Cranes, early locks, crossbow(argued chinese invented it first), gears, plumbing, winch, wheelbarrows, showers, canal locks, an ancient version of the Su…ez canal, lighthouse, alarmclock, cannon(compressed air), levers, analog computers, fire hose, automatic doors, vending machines, door locks, maps, coins, thermometers, screws, central heating, water mills, bathrooms, wind-powered machinery, steam engine, rudimentary railways, odometer(used primarily in cars today). Ideas: Democracy, secret police, hippocratic oath, many forms of math(i.e. Euclidian geometry, Hero's formula, etc.), public jury, hippocratic oath, Olympic games. This isn't even all of their inventions used today, but the more used ones.
Electricity changed a lot of ways things were done. Almost anything done with electricity had an earlier counterpart. Lights were kerosene or candles. Cooling was with ice. Th…ere was air conditioning in the 1800's using gas, no electricity. People wrote letters and they were carried by the post office, on horse, train and ship. Clothes were washed by hand and dried on a line outside. There were a lot of new inventions because of electricity, but all the basic needs of living were taken care of some how with manual labor or some mechanical means. Steam engines came along before electrical one did. Water wheel were used to power many things.
Ancient people use to measure things with their hands,feet and fingers..
They had other methods which were unreliable but they still worked if conditions were just right. They could use the sun and the stars and even the moon when it is half moon…. Nature also has some interesting phenomenas that can help you find your way but they change in different parts of the world. For example were I live, moss always grows pointing to the south. In ancient times people would have used similar methods.
They used them to help them find their direction.
Some say it was the Sumerians...
No. They dropped: digamma, stigma, heta, yot, san, koppa, sampi, sho
they wrote on palm leaves and tree barks
The sun they found that the shadow was long at sunrise and that it slowly grew shorter until it reached a point when it stared to lengthen again. by ajae.d <3
Ancient invention still used in some parts of the world today that allows people to see through walls?
The ancient Greeks invented boxing.
Ancient people saw the stars to navigate their position like the North Star.Ancient people looked at how bright the stars were to verify their location of the Earth's orbit.
The alphabet we use today was adapted from the Roman and Greek alphabets over time.