US Growth of Industrialization

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J. Piermont Morgan

Who: J. Piermont Morgan was an American financier, banker, and art collector.


What: He financed the Federal Steel Company and combined it with others to form an even bigger one.


Where: J.P. Morgan was born in Harford, Conn, and went to college for two years in Germany.


When: In 1895 his bank was officially named after him.


Why: The company was named after him because he was the official owner.


Citation: Doesn't say who published it. J.P. Morgan. Wikipedia. February 8, 2014. en.m.wikipedia.org. 2. Doesn't define who published it. J.P. Morgan. encyclopedia.com. Doesn't define when it was published. encyclopedia.com.

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Henry Bessemer

Who: Henry Bessemer was an English engineer, inventor, and business man.


What: He invented gold paint and an inexpensive steel making process.


Where: He made his own business in London.


When: The business in London was set up in 1930.


Why: Henry made a cheaper way of making steel because William Kelly had the business before him and went bankrupt. After he went bankrupt he gave the business to Henry and he had to find a way to be productive.


Citation: Mary Bellis. Henry Bessemer-The Steel Man. About.com inventors. Doesn't say when it was published. inventors.about.com 2. Doesn't define who published it. Sir Henry Bessemer. Encyclopedia.com. Doesn't define when it was published. www.encyclopedia.com/topic/Sir_Henry_Bessemer.aspx

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Pullman Strike

Who: The Pullman Strike was one of the most influential events in U.S. labor.


What: It began as a simple worker walkout, and turned into the country's first national strike.


Where: The strike occurred in Pullman, Illinois.


When: The Strike happened in May of 1894.


Why: The railroad workers did this because Pullman was firing a lot of people and treating them unfairly.


Citation: Doesn't define who published it. Pullman strike. encyclopedia.com. Doesn't define when published. www.encyclopedia.com/topic/Pullman_strike.aspx

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Central Pacific Railroad

Who: The Central Pacific Railroad was built to give transportation and to connect with the Union Pacific railroad.


What: It connected with the Union Pacific Railroad creating the Transcontinental Railroad.


Where: The railroad was from California to Utah.


When: The railroads were finished and met on May 10, 1869.


Why: It was built so people could get transportation across the country.


Citation: Doesn't define who published it. Central Pacific Railroad. Wikipedia. January 17, 2014. en.m.wikipedia.org. 2. Doesn't define who published it. Central Pacific Railroad. cprr. Doesn't define when it was published. cprr.org.