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S: Samuel Colt- The revolver

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1: The amazing mind of Samuel Colt... Inventor of the revolver...Or was he?

2: Samuel Colt was an American Inventor and industrialist | He was the founder of the "Colts Patent fire-arms manufacturing Company" which was widely credited for popularizing the revolver!

3: According to legend, it was while at sea that he developed his idea for a revolving cylinder

4: Samuel Colt did not invent the revolver, he transformed it from a single-shot device to a multiple-shot device

5: In 1835, Colt obtained his first European patent on his revolver, and in 1836 he patented it in America.

6: Fun Facts | -He sadly died at the age of 48. - He demonstrated his gun to the president and the president approved! | The military didn't use these guns though, until a couple years later.

7: Resources http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Samuel_Colt http://www.netstate.com/states/peop/people/ct_sc.htm http://inventors.about.com/cs/inventorsalphabet/a/machine_4.htm

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