The Gilded Age

By Matthew Haley

John D. Rockefeller

He created standard oil 1870


He was one of the richest people in the world


He controlled the oil industry

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Thomas Alva Edison

He invented the light bulb


And the phoneagraph


As a child he was very poor

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Child Labor

Children were employed every ware there was greed


Many lost limbs and fingers and toes


Many died in accidents

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Chinese labor

They built the transcontinental railroad


They were paid little to nothing


They were more heathly than Americans

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