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industrialism in U.S

Henry Bessemer developed a process to make steel stronger
Andrew Carnegie starts to make steel in Pittsburgh PA.Became one of the richest men alive.
John D.Rockefeller stander oil Co. controlled 90% of the industry - monopoly
George Westinghouse Westinghouse Electric Co. Developed AC
William Randolph Hearst Developed newspaper business Owned most of the newspaper in US by 1900- monopoly
Madame C.J. Walker First African American women to become a billionaire
J.P. Morgan wealthiest and most powerful banker in U.S. during the industrial age.
Natural Resources From nature not made by people .Ex: iron, coal, oil, timber, water
Human resources people who work to produce goods and services
Capital Resources Tools machines (money) that companies use to produce goods and services
Monopoly why one company has control of an industry
sweatshop hot cramped workshops
Triangle shirtwaist company fire broke out and the workers were trapped inside. 150 people died mostly women
Lewis Hine led the movement against child labor
labor union organized groups working to gain improved working conditions
Samuel Gompers Led unions to join together and form the american federation of labor (AFL)
Strike workers refuse to work to try to force businesses to meet their demands
Mary Harris jones helped lead the united mine workers in the known as mother jones
labor day created by the labor unions to honer the workers in america
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