When was the steam engine invented? the telegraph? the internet? Enhance your knowledge of the major innovations that have changed the economy: Such is the object of a game created by the Central Bank of the United States in Richmond, Virginia.

Position the major innovations and their invention on a time line covering two centuries. Not such an easy exercise. Once the right date is found, a few lines of essential history about the innovation in question appear on the display! You can replay to improve your score. NB: the quiz focuses mainly on American inventors.

Source: The Fed Experience (Richmond Federal Reserve Bank)

Objective: Test your knowledge of the key dates of the major innovations that have changed the economy, while practicing your English.

Format: Quiz with interactive wall display

Audience: 12+

Language: English

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Published on 13 August 2012. Updated on 12 September 2019