U.S industrial revolution
Who; Andrew Carnegie was born in Dunfermline, Scotland on November 25,1835 and died august 11, 1919.What; Andrew Carnegie created Carnegie Steel Company When; Andrew left the railroad company in 1865 after working there for 12 years. He left to focus on other interests like Keystone Bridge Company. In 1892 Carnegie steel company was created and revolutionized the steel production for the U.S.Where; Andrew Carnegie was in Allegheny, Pennsylvania when he created Caregie Steel Company. Why; without Andrew Carnegie steel might not have revolutionized the same in that time.Citation: biography.com and Wikipedia
Thomas Alva Edison
Who: Thomas Edison was born in Milan, Ohio on February 11th, 1847 and died October 18th, 1931 in West Orange, New Jersey.What: Edison had 1,093 invention patent designs.When: in World War I the federal government asked Thomas to head the navel consulting board.Where: there were over 300 companies manufacturing his inventions worldwide.Why: without Thomas Edison there would not have been such great inventions in that time.Citation: Edison.rutgers.edu no author, memory.loc.gov no author.
Who: Samuel Gompers was born in London, England January 27th 1850 and died December 13 1924 in Austin Texas.What: for 37 years Samuel was president of American Federation of Labor.When: in 1872 Samuel became a naturalized citizen.Where: when Samuel was 13 he and his family moved to New York City where he helped his father make cigars. Why: without Samuel Gompers there would have been longer hours with shorter pay in his time.Citation: britannica.com author: editors of Encyclopedia Britannica.
Central Pacific Railroad
Who: Collis.P. huntington, Leland Stanford, Mark Hopkins, and Charles Crocker aka the big 4 founded central Pacific Railroad.What; The Pacific Railway Act provided grants for the Central Pacific. When; in 1863 Central Pacific started laying track in Sacramento, California.Where; after completing 1,800 miles of track on May 10th 1869 Central Pacific and Union Pacific met in Utah.Why; without Central Pacific it would have taken two times as long to build the railroad across the country.Citation; britannica.com author; editors of Encyclopedia of Britannica.