America- A New Country
J. Piermont Morgan
What: Following the family business, John started J.P. Morgan and Co.
When: J.P. Morgan and Co. started in 1871. It later would help financial trouble like the 1907 Financial Crisis and Depression of 1895.
Where: J.P. Morgan died in Rome, Italy on March 31, 1913.
Why: Morgan followed the family business where he started his own company after working for his father.
What: Bell invented the first successful telephone. He took many inventions that didn't work and made it work. Thomas Watson also helped his with the process.
When: In 1876, the telephone became public after 1 year of work on it. On July 9,1877, the Bell Telephone Company was organized.
Where: The telephone went public in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania at the Centennial Exhibition.
Why: Bell's father was into inventions for the deaf and he went to a big school for science at a young age.
Haymarket Square Riot
What: The Haymarket Square Riot went crazy when someone threw a bomb at police.
When: The event took place on May 4, 1886.
Where: The riot took place at Haymarket Square in Chicago, Illinois.
Why: Everything started because of the labor problems and it got out of control with the bomb throwing.
Central Pacific Railroad
What: The (CPRR) helped connect the railroad all the way across the U.S.
When: The company was authorized in 1862. The first rails were laid on April 1, 1863.
Where: The (CPRR) built from California to Utah.
Why: the company and workers made a lot of money once it was done.