Captains of Industry
What: Became one of the worlds richest men and a major philanthropist.
Where: Rockefeller entered the then-fledgling oil business in 1863 by investing in Cleveland, Ohio.
When: In 1897 he had made millions and millions of dollars.
What: Made the telephone
When: Bell showed his telephone at the Centennial Exhibition in June 1876
Where: Bell taught deaf students in Boston
What: Hunters on trains would shoot buffalo
Where: settlers tried to take Native American land