The Gilded Age

Hailey Mitchell

Gilded Age

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Alexander Graham Bell

Who: Alexander Graham Bell

What: was an eminent scientist, inventor, engineer and innovator who is credited with inventing the first practical telephone.

When: He invented the telephone in 1876.

Why: He invented the telephone because he wanted a better method of communication to beat the telegraph that was the modern mode of talking great distances in the 19th century.

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J.P. Morgan

Who: J.P. Morgan

What: was an American financier, banker, philanthropist and art collector who dominated corporate finance and industrial consolidation during his time.

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