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B.B. and G.I.
Big Business and Growing Industry
|All people who buy and consume products for themselves or a family member
|Products made for people to buy, such as clothes, cooking, stoves, furniture, etc.
|A machine for harvesting wheat, invented by Cyrus McCormick in V.A., in the 1830's
|The shift to a greater use of machines, instead of just human labor, to produce products or grow crops
|Cloth making industry. First industry to convert to factory and production methods. In America, the T.I., first developed in the New England states
|Famous engineer and businessman who used assembly line techniques to create the first automobile. Model T Ford was the best selling car in the early 1900's
|John D. Rockefeller
|Ohio businessman who started the Standard Oil Company