Industrialization

Stacy Washington

Captains of Industry

Who: John D. Rockefeller (1839-1937)


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.

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Great Inventors

Who: Alexander Graham bell (March 3, 1847-August 2, 1922)


What: Made the telephone


When: Bell showed his telephone at the Centennial Exhibition in June 1876


Where: Bell taught deaf students in Boston

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Railroads

Who: Native Americans


What: Hunters on trains would shoot buffalo


Where: settlers tried to take Native American land


When: 1800s

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