Rise of The Industrial Age
Mackenzie Ann McKay
John D Rockefeller
What: Organized the Standard Oil Company. When a high interest for oil came around John controlled all of it, making him rich.
When: John was entered in the fledgling oil business . Making him invest in his first oil company in 1863 , a soon to be billion dollar worth oil company.
Where: In Cleveland Ohio is where John invested in his very first Oil Company. The company he first invested in was the Cleveland Ohio Company in 1863.
Why: With out oil there would be no gasoline, and with out gasoline there would be no cars! So it is a very important thing what John Rockefeller did.
What: Created a way to convert molten iron to steel. This process is called Pneumatic Conversion Process.
When: 1856 is when Bessemer first found the perfect way to make steel. He had tried a lot more ways but all failed except for the Pneumatic Conversion Process.
Where: France is when Bessemer created the Pneumatic Conversion Process. Bessemer traveled a lot more places seeking for the answer but I guess France was his lucky place.
Why: it is very important that Henry created the Pneumatic Conversion Process. With out this process being made there would be bridges and railroads made out of iron in which iron would rust.
What: Protesters protesting turned into a riot when a protester threw a bomb at the squad police.
When: May 4, 1816 is when the Haymarket Riot was.
Where: This happened in Chicago Illinois.
Why: The protesters at the Haymarket Riot were protesting about natural rights.
What: Chinese Laborers worked on the railroad.
When: Between 1865-1869 is when this happened.
Where: The Chinese Laborers worked on the railroads in America.
Why: They built these to move place to place by train.