Industrialization in America

Emily Paul

John D. Rockefeller

Who: American business magnate and philanthropist.


What: Rockefeller founded Standard Oil as an Ohio partnership with his brother William along with Henry Flagler, Jabez A. Bostwick, chemist SamuelAndrews, and a silent partner, Setphen V. Harkness.


When: In 1870, he co-founded Standard Oil Company and aggressively ran it until he officially retired in 1897.


Where: Ohio.


Why: Rockefeller adhered to total abstinence from alcohol and tobacco throughout his life.


Author: does not say.

Title of Article: John D. Rockefeller.

Title of website: en.wikipedia.org.

Date: does not say.

Web address: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_D._Rockefeller.

Alexander Graham Bell

Who: was an eminent scientist, inventor, engineer and innovator who is credited with inventing the first practical-telephone.


What: invented the Telephone.


When: 1876.


Where: Scotland.


Why: in retrospect, Bell considered his most famous invention an intrusion on his real work as a scientist and refused to have a telephone in his study.


Author: does not say.

Title of Article: Alexander Graham Bell.

Title of website: en.wikipedia.org.

Date: dose not say.

Web Address: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexander_Graham_Bell.

Sweatshops

Who: Sweatshop workers often work long hours for low pay, regardless of laws mandating overtime pay or a minimum wage.


What: Sweatshops may have hazardous materials and situations. Employees may be subject to employer abuse without an easy way, if any, to protect.


When: Between 1850 and 1900.


Where: any where.


Why: Employees may be subject to employer abuse without an easy way, if any, to protect themselves.


Author: does not say.

Title of Article: Sweatshop.

Title of website: wikipedia.org.

Date: does not say.

Web address: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sweatshop.

Expansion

Who: Railroads played a large role in the development of the United States from the industrial revolution in the North-east 1810–50 to the settlement of the West 1850–1890.


What: the South started early to build railways.


When: Panic of 1873.


Where: Baltimore and Ohio Railroad.


Why: the heavily settled Midwestern Corn Belt.


Author: does not say.

Title of Article: History of rail transport in the United States.

Title of website: en.wikipedia.org.

Date: does not say.

Web Address: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_rail_transport_in_the_United_States.