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By Jody Williams
1 What is a roller skate? It has two or four wheels. It is a shoe or boot with wheels or a binding that can be strapped onto a shoe. With roller skates, a person can glide on a hard surface.
2 The roller skate was invented in the 1700s. It was made in Holland. A man wanted to go ice skating in the summer. He used wooden spools. He nailed them to pieces of wood. He put them on his shoes.
3 In 1760, Joseph Merlin came up with a new roller skate. He made instruments. He was an inventor. His roller skates had metal wheels.
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