By KaeLyn Stephens
J. Pierpont Morgan
What; J. P. Morgan & Co. was a commercial and investment banking institution, based in the United States, founded by J. P. Morgan and commonly known as the House of Morgan or simply Morgan.
When; J. P. Morgan & Co. was founded in 1871.
Where; The J. P. Morgan & Co. was founded and based in the United States.
Why; J. P. Morgan & Co. was important to the railroad companies because he invested in the railroads.
MLA; http://www.nndb.com/people/965/000082719/ , Soylent Communications
What; In 1855, Henry Bessemer invented a way to manufacture steel. They named it "Bessemer process" after it's inventor. This was the first inexpensive industrial process to create steel from pig iron.
When; Henry Bessemer was born January 19th, 1913, and died March 15th, 1898. The Bessemer process was invented in the year 1855.
Where; Henry Bessemer born and died in the United Kingdom.
Why; Henry Bessemer created cheap way to make steel from pig iron. This way it's not so expensive.
MLA: inventors.about.com , Mary Bellis
When; The Pullmans Strike took place in the year of 1894 during the summer.
Where; The Pullmans Strike started in Pullman Chicago, on May 11th, 1894.
Why; 4,000 Pullman workers went on a wildcat strike in response to the recent reductions in wages.
When; The UnionnPacific Railroad was founded in 1862.
Who; Abraham Lincoln was the founder of the Union Pacific Railroad.
Where; The Union Pacific Railroad headquarters are located in Omaha, Nabraska.