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This video was about the history of electricity.

It was roughly 600BC when the ancient Greeks discovered that rubbing fur against amber creates static electricity. In 1800 an Italian physicist Alessandro Volta made the first electrochemical battery, Voltaic Pile. The battery used special chemicals that break apart and release electrons. In 1881 a small town call surrey in the U.K became the first city in the world to be lit with electricity. I now understand the history of electricity. I also understand where in the world electricity started. What was the last city to get electricity?

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