Industrialization

By Kayla Witherill

Monopolies

Who: Andrew Carnegie was the steel industry leader, He donated more than $350 million dollars to libraries and schools. John D Rockefeller was the oil industry leader, he owned The Standard oil company. J Piermont Morgan was the banking leader.


What: A monopoly is someone who controls one sort of product, and buys other companies selling the same product.


When: Monopolies were mostly in the late 1800s.


Where: Most monopolies were located in large cities.


Why: I chose monopolies because those people are the people that we remember in history.


Citation: moodle.

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Samuel F. B. Morse

Who: Samuel F. B. Morse.


What: He invented the single wire telegraph and helped invent morse code.


When: Samuel Morse invented the single wire telegraph in 1837.


Where: Samuel invented the telegraph at New York University.


Why: Samuel Morse invented the telegraph because he wanted people to be able to have the ability to be able to connect with others from far away.



Citation: samuel morse/museum

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Pullans Strike

Who: George Mortimer Pullman was the founder of Pullman Palace

car Company.


What: Pullmans strike was where workers went on strike and they wouldn"t let any of the trains with one of his cars through, they only let them through if they had a mail car though.


When: On May 11, 1894 three thousand workers went on strike because wages were set lower.


Where: Pullmans Strike was located in Chicago, Illinois.


Why: Pullmans Strike happened because George treated his his workers very poorly and for little pay.


Citation: www.lib.niu.edu/1994/ihy.......

Central Pacific

Who: Theodore Judah was the founder of the Central Pacific railroad.


What: The Central Pacific was the railroad that was built east from California.


When: The Central Pacific railroad was built from 1862 to 1869.


Where: The Central Pacific railroad took place in


Why: The Central Pacific railroad was created to connect the whole United States by railroad.


Citation: Moodle, PBS.org/Wgbh/Americanexperience

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