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Henry Bessemer Developed a process to make steel stronger.
Andrew Carnegie Starts to make steel in Pittsburgh, PA. Became one of the riches men in the world.
John D. Rockfeller Standard oil Co. controlled 90% of the oil industry.
George Westinghouse Westinghouse Electric Co. - 1896. Developed AC.
William Randolph Hearst Developed newspaper business. Owned most of the newspaper in the US by 1900-.
J.P. Morgan Wealthiest and most powerful banker in the U.S. during the Industrial Age.
Natural Resources From nature, not made by people. Ex iron, coal,oil,timber, and water.
Human Resources People who work to produce goods and services.
Capital Resources Tools, machines, money that companies use to produce goods and service.
Monoply When one company has control of an industry.
Sweatshop Hot cramped workshop.
Triangle Shirtwaist Company Fire broke out and the workers were trapped inside. 150 people died.
Lewis Hine Led the movement against child labor.
Labor union Organized groups working to gain improved working conditions.
Samuel Gompers Form the American Federation of Labor ( AFL) .
Strike Workers refuse to work to try to force businesses to meet their demands.
Mary Haris Jones Helped lead the United Mine Workers. She was known as Mother Jones.
Labor Day Created by labor unions to honor the workers in America.
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