The Gilded Age

Jordan Eilertson

John D Rockefeller

Who: John Davison Rockefeller was born on July 8, 1839 in Richford New York. He died on May 23, 1937 in Ormond beach Florida.


What: Rockefeller founded the standard oil company.


When: Rockefeller found the oil in 1870 in Ohio.


Where: He divorced his 1rst wife on March 16th 1962


Why: He was important because he became the richest man. Also he was the 1rst to be worth more than 1 billion dollars.


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Thomas Edison

Who: Thomas Alva Edison was born on February 11th 1847 and died on October 17th 1931


What: Edison was married twice and had 6 six kids


When: In 1877 Edison made his 1rst invention


Where: He Was born in Ohio and died in New Jersey


Why: he was important for making over thousands of inventions


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Samuel Gompers

Who: Samuel Gompers was born on January 27, 1850.


What: He was an american Cigar Maker.


When: At age 10 he began to make cigars.


Where: He lived in London England growing up


Why:He was removed from school at age 10 to make cigars


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Effect on Native Americans

who: Native americans were mad about the gilded age


What: The indians were mad that there land was being taken


When:Around the 1880s the indians were getting mad


Where: The U.S.


Why:The buffalo herds suddenly disappeared


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