|A) 1898||B) 1868|
|C) 1874||D) 1866|
Answer: C) 1874
Joseph F. Glidden - Father of Barbed Wire
- Glidden was born in New York in 1812. He invented barbed wire in 1873 and was granted the patent on Nov. 24, 1874. After a three year battle over the patent, which he eventually won received a patent for the modern invention in 1874 after he made his own modifications to previous versions.