By Kayla Witherill
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.
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
Who: George Mortimer Pullman was the founder of Pullman Palace
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.
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