America~Industrial Age

Aaliyah Livingston

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Andrew Carnagie

Who: Andrew Carnagie. After starting to work in a cotton mill, this Scottish-born boy worked his way up in industry until he became the largest steel producer in the country.


What: He created the telegrapher.


When: Andrew Carnagie invented the telegrapher on 1860.


Where: The telegrapher was made in New York.


Why: He created the telegrapher in New York on 1860 for world peace.

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Thomas Alva Edison

Who: Thomas Alva Edison


What: He invented the light bulb.


When: He started to invent it in 1883 and finished it in 1884.


Where: It was made in America.


Why: To have heat and the power to be able to see.

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Samuel Gompers

Who: Samuel Gompers.


What: Founded the American Federation of Labor.


When: 1886, the organization of unions was the outgrowth.


Where: In America....obviously


Why: He wanted to improve his living conditions.

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Charles Goodyear

Who: Charles Goodyear



What: The discover of how to harden, or vulcanize rubber.



When: In 1844 he patented this process.


Where: I think in Europe


Why: some years later the invention of the automobile was created, and so they used Charles Goodyears rubber tires to make them move.