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Read the\u00A0supporting details\u00A0then answer the following question. You can determine that Thomas Edison was a(n):

A Inventor

The passage informs you of the inventions that Thomas Edison was known for, along with the fact that he was proud that he didn\u2019t invent weapons to kill; therefore, you can determine that he was an inventor. The passage made it clear that Thomas Edison did not agree with violence, so you can quickly eliminate the option that he was a Marine. The passage does not indicate that Edison was an electrician, nor does it indicate that he was a government official; therefore, those two options can also be eliminated.