US Industrialization

Brady Madsen

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John Rockefeller

Who: John D Rockefeller, was one of the first billionaire


What: He was the founder of the first oil company, he was an American business magnate and philanthropist.


When: Born on July 8, 1839, died on May 23, 1937


Where: His oil company was built in Cleveland Ohio


Why: He established foundations that were pioneers in medical research


MLA: John D Rockefeller biograph-facts, birthday, life story. Early years. 1996-2013. A+E television networks, LLC

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Alexander Graham Bell

Who: Alexander Graham Bell, he made the first telephone


What: He was an eminent scientist, inventor, and a engineer


Where: He lived with his grandpa in London for a little bit


Why: He made the telephone so it can help the morse code


When: Born on March 3, 1847, died on August 2, 1922


MLA: Alexander Graham bell biograph-facts, birthday, life story . Early years. 1996-2013. A+E television networks, LLC

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The Great Railroad Strike of 1877

Who: The union helped fight of the people who went on strike


What: Men started fighting because of wages, it started on the Baltimore and Ohio railroad


When: It started in July 17, 1877. Ended in August 1877Where: It started in Martinsburg, west Virginia


Why: Because the company had to reduce workers wages twice over the previous year


MLA: Railroad strike of 1877- US history. RR strike of 1877. copyright 2013 digital history

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Effect on Native Americans

Why: To help people get around the country faster, Indianans did not like it.


What: Central pacific and union pacific built the railroad


Where: It started in Nebraska and ended in California


When: It opened in 1869, it started being made in 1862