The Industrial Revolution
Life of John D. Rockefeller
What-He founded standard oil company in 1870.In the 1880's standard oil dominated the oil industry and had a net worth of about $55 million.
When-In 1870 John D. Rockefeller founded standard oil after starting a small business
Why-Do to the industrial age his goal in life was to be wealthy and use some thing no one has seen before.
Citation-John D. Rockefeller.biography.com.2/11/14.www.biography.com
Alexander Graham Bell
What-Alexander Graham Bell made the tellaphone and made the first call ever on March,10 1876.
When-In 1876 Alexander Graham Bell made the first phone call and said"Mr.Watson come here I want to see you."
Why-He was a teacher at Boston University were he taught vocal physiology and elocution
at its school of oratory.
Citation-Alexander Graham Bell.memory.2/11/14.memory.loc.gov/ammem/bellhtml/bell time.html
The Great Railroad Strike Of 1877
Where-On July,14 1877 in Martinsburg,West Virginia the strike took place do to low pay for three years in a row.
When-In 1877 workers from Baltimore and Ohio railroad wanted better wages so they striked for forty-five days.
Why-They were payed low wages and were payed that way for three years in a row.
citation-The Great Railroad Strike Of 1877.explorepahistory.2/11/14.explorepahistory.com/hmarker.php
The Effect On American Indians
Where-In the Western part of America American Indians were losing there way of life because of the railroad.Men would shoot buffalo out of rail cars to end the Indians way of life.About 8 million buffalo were killed.
When -In 1865 there were about 12 to 15 million buffalo on the plains half were killed.
Who-With the railroad came war including the battle of little bighorn were Sitting Bull, Crazy Horse, and as many as 11,000 indians died.
Citation-The Effect on American Indians.sageamericanhistory.2/11/14.www.sageamericanhistory.net/gildedage