The Gilded Age

Jenna Olson


J. Piermot Morgan

Who: J. Piermot Morgan was a great successful banker dominated corporate finance and industrie consolidation during his time. He helped a lot in the industry business. He would buy over industries and make them become a bigger company.

What: During the Gilded Age he arranged merges between industries of great inventions. He would change business names and make then a lot bigger.

When: J.P. Morgan was born on April 17th 1837. He died on March 31st 1913. He was alive and was a big part of the gilded age.

Where: He was born in Connecticut Massachusetts and died in Rome Italy. He worked in America during his career in the gilded age.

Why: it is important to know about J.P. Morgan because he has effected us with the growth and wealth of industry's.

J.Piermont Morgan , , na np accessed on February 4, 2014

Alexander Graham Bell

Who: Alexander was a inventor of the telephone. He has became very well known for his invention.

What: during the gilded age he changed communication throughout the entire world. He made a way to communicate without being face-to-face.

When: Alexander was born on March 3 1847. He died on August 2 1922. He lived during the gilded age and made a big impact on it.

Where: a lot of people have a telephone now so he has changed history all over the world. He invented a telephone and it has evolved a lot since then.

"Alexander Graham Bell" wikimedia foundation, 31 Jan. 2014 Web 02 February 2014

Haymarket Riot

Who: it was a violent confrontation between police and the labour protesters.

What: it was the after math of a bombing that had taken place in a labor demonstration.

Where: Haymarket square, Chicago was the place of the affair.

When: Tuesday, May 4th 1886 at Haymarket square, Chicago.

Why: Haymarket Riot is often considered significant because the origin of international May Day is meant for workers in america.

"Haymarket affair" wikimedia foundation 02 march 2014 web. 06 February 2014

Union Pacific

Who: Abraham Lincoln founded the industry. About 45,700 employees work at the Union Pacific today.

What: the Union Pacific is a class 1 line freight haul throughout the United States of America. It uses rails to transport.

Where: the headquarters for the Union Pacific is located in Omaha, Nebraska, USA

when: it was started in 1862 and it is still in business today in America. It is a growing industry and is getting bigger every year.

"Union Pacific railroad" Wikipedia foundation 02 oct. 2014 Web 10 February 2014