By Kayla Witherill


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.


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,

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