S: Joseph Glidden By: Matthew Nelson
BC: This is an inspiring tale of a man named Joseph Glidden. | New york times best seller 2 years in a row! | Startribune says "Amazing."
FC: Joseph Glidden
1: Hey kids do you want to learn about something so cool well your at the right place
2: Joseph Glidden Born 1813 Died 1906
3: Known as "The force that tamed the west"
4: Joseph in fact, did not invent barbwire, he caused it to be more widespread
6: Patent was acheived in 1874
7: Got the idea from a fair
8: Joseph Glidden was born in Charles Town, New Hampshire
10: Sources | Clifton, Robert T., Barbs, Prongs, Points, Prickers, and Stickers. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1970 McCallum, Henry D., and Frances T., The Wire That Fenced the West. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1965 Unattributed, The Barbed-Wire Business in Prairie Farmer, Vol. 56: No. 1, January 5, 1884.
11: Thanks to are pal Joseph Glidden, we now have... | Barbed Wire!!!!!!!!