America- Industrialization

Haley Jobe

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. en.wikipedia.org. February 4, 2014. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/J._P._Morgan

Big image

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. en.wikipedia.org. January 29, 2014. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Edison

Big image

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. digitalhistory.uh.edu. 2013. www.digitalhistory.uh.edu/disp_textbook.cfm?smtid=2&psid=3189

Big image

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. en.wikipedia.org. January 17, 2014. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Central_Pacific_Railroad

Big image