John D Rockefeller
What : the standard oil company was by far the leading oil company in America . It made john d Rockefeller the richest man in the world.
When : he founded the standard oil company in 1870 and retired in 1897
Were : he was born in New York then traveled to ohio and founded the standard .
Why : I think he was in the oil industry because he saw the rising need for oil.
What : the one he is most famous for is by far the electric light bulb .
When : he was born in 1847 and died in 1931 during this time he invented over 1000 things.
Were : he was born in Ohio and then moved to Michigan were he did most of his work .
Why : he wanted to influence America to go after there dreams
What : the AFL made laws that raised pay and lowered the hours from 12 to 8 .
When : he founded the AFL in 1881 and worked there untell his death in 1924.
Were : was born in London and moved to America .
Why : because labors were being over worked.
Union Pacific railroad
What :it had over 8400 locomotives and had 45000 employees .
When : it was incorporated on July 1, 1862
Were : span over 31,000 miles of the US .
Why : it help people get from point A to point B in the US.