Rise of industrialization
What:A monopoly is when a business completely controls a product then sells that product for a lot more money.
When:Monopolies were a very big problem in the country from the beginning of industrialization to the end of the 1800's.
Where:Monopolies were all over the United States.
Why:Business's were part of monopolies because then they would make piles of money selling a rare product at a higher price.
Author.Monopoly.Wikipedia.Febuary 7 2014.Adress
Thomas Alva Edison
What:Thomas Alva Edison was a great inventor of his time.
When:Thomas was born February 11,1847 he died in October 18,1931.
Where:Tom was born in Milan, Ohio.
Why:Tom invented more than 1,000 things in his lifetime, most important being electric light bulb and phonograph.
Adress.Thomas Alva Edison.Wikipedia.January 29 2014.Website Adress.
Where:It was in Chicago Illinois
Why:Workers wanted shorter hours.
Adress.Haymarket Affair.Wikipedia.Febuary 10 2014.
What:Union Pacific is a railroad company.
When:The Union Pacific railroad was founded in 1862.
Where:Union pacifics headquarters are in Omaha,Nebraska.
Why:Union pacific was formed for easy transportation across the country.
Adress.Union Pacific.Wikipedia.Febuary 10 2014.