America- Industrialization

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J. Piermont Morgan

Who- Financier, banker, philanthropist, and art collector.

What- Very successful and rich in banking, especially for his time.

When- 1857-1913 (he died in his sleep in Rome, Italy)

Where- Hartford, Connecticut

Why- It's good he created those banks because he has one of the best banks in America and many people depend on his banks for loans.

MLA Citation- J.P. Morgan. February 4, 2014.

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Thomas Alva Edison

Who- American inventor and businessman

What- Creator of the lightbulb, phonograph, motion picture camera, and over 1,000 inventions

When- February 11, 1847- October 18, 1931

Where- Patents in U.S., United Kingdom, France, and Germany

Why- His inventions are important because every single day we use a light bulb at least once, and without him we wouldn't be able to

MLA Citation- Thomas Edison. January 29, 2014.

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The Great Railroad Strike of 1877

Who- The workers who weren't making enough money

What- A strike that railroad workers went on to get more salaries and wages

When- July 14, 1877

Where- Baltimore, Chicago, Kansas City, Pittsburgh, St. Louis, and San Fransisco

Why- Because workers salaries and wages were being cut and they needed more money

MLA Citation- The Molly Maguires. The Great Railroad Strike. 2013.

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Central Pacific

Who- Workers who worked for the South (built railroads)

What- The people working for the South (building railroads)

When- 1860's

Where- California and Utah

Why- Because the South needed railroads and they were in a competition with the North

MLA Citation- Central Pacific Railroad. January 17, 2014.

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