Hay market riot
What: The Haymakers Riot
When: May 4th 1886
Where: Chicago Illinois
Why: workers wanted 8 hours work days. There were 7 deaths and over 50 wounded
Central Pacific Railroad
What: Central Pacific Railroad.
When: 1863- April 1885 continued as S.P. leased line until 1959.
Where: Starts in Sacramento CA ends in Ogden Utah.
Why: Railroads were only in a few areas so the country needed more miles of track to get more places.
What: The Bessemer process. The process to turn iron into steel.
When: August 24 1854
Where: Charlton Hertfordshire England
Why: To make iron into steel without using fuel
What: Led enormous expansion of American steel industry
When: Late 19th century
Where: New York, New York
Why: Steel was beginning to take up a lot of the natural resources