Events Leading to 120V Decision in the US
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Tesla Electric Light and Manufacturing was made
Tesla Electric Company
Establishment of the Edison Illuminating Company
War of the Currents
First succesful incandesant light bulb test.
120V/240V at 60 Hz or 50 Hz was established as the standard.
Edison leaves his company as other competitors are earning more than him
DC power lines killed John Feeks which disproved Edison's claims of AC electricity's safety
Edison patents a three-wire distribution system.
Nikola Tesla suggests keeping 120V as the standard for safety purposes.
Electric Chair Invented (Late 1880s)
War of Currents
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