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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