The Gilded Age
By Patrick Anderson
Andrew built the Pittsburg's Carnegie Steel Company and sold it to J. P. Morgan for $480 million. With the money he made from that he built, The Carnegie Corrporation of New York, Carnegie Endowment of International Peace, Carnegie Institution for science, Carnegie Trust for the University of Scottland, Carnegie Hero Fund, Carmegie Mellon University, Carnegie Museums of Pittsburg and a few others. Carnegie steel was the largest manufacturer of Pig Iron, and Steel Rails.
Andrew Carnegie.Wikipedia. 2-1-14. En.m.wikipedia.org.
Thomas Alva Edison
Thomas Edison. Wikipedia. 1-28-14. En.m.wikipedia.org.
The Great Railroad Strike of 1877
The great railroad strike of 1877. Wikipedia. 2-8-14. En.m.wikipedia.org.
Central Pacific Railroad
Central Pacific Railroad. Wikipedia. 1-17-14. En.m.wikipedia.org.