The Industrial Age

Allison Daigle

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Andrew Carnegie

Who: Andrew Carnegie was a Scottish American industrial list who led the enormous expansion of the American steel industry.


What: Andrew led the steel company. Biggest company in USA. Andrew became the richest man ever!


When: He led the company in 1835 November 25


Where: Andrew was the richest man in the 19th century


Why: Andrew carnage was important to us because he was the first person to Lead the first steel company


MLA: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andrew_Carnigie 2-10-14

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Thomas Edison

Who: Thomas Alva Edison, an American inventor and businessman.


What: He developed many devices that greatly influenced our life's.


When: February 11, 1847.


Where: late 18th century.


Why: Thomas Edison invented the light bulb so we can have light.


MLA: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Edison 2-10-14

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The great railroad strike of 1877

Who: The great railroad strike of 1877, also referred as the great up heavily


What: the great railroad was an out breaks in numberless cities of violence against railroads.


When: Martinsbrug West Virginia


Where: July 14 1877


Why: People didn't like the railroads.


MLA: en.wikipedia.org/.../great_railroad_strike_of_1877 2-10-14

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The Union Pacific railroad

Who: the Union Pacific railroad is the largest railroad network I'm United States.


What: The railroad helps people get around. It has more than 44,000 employees, more then 8,000 locomotives runs through 31,900 miles.


When: late 18th century.


Where: The railroad goes through 23 states west of Chicago.


Why: They built this railroad to help people get around.


MLA: en.wikipedia.org/.../Union_pacfic_railroad 2-10-14