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Industrialism in U.S

Henry Bessner developed a process to make steel stronger
Andrew Carnegie starts to make steel in Pittsburgh,PA became one of the richest men in the world
John D. Rockefeller Standard oil Co controlled 90% of the oil industry -monopoly
George Westinghouse Westinghouse Electric Co. - 1896. Developed AC ( alternating current)
William Randolph Hearst developed newspaper business. Owned most of the newspapers by 1900- monopoly
Madame C.J Walker first African American women to become a millionaire
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, water, timber, and oil
Human Resources people who work to produce goods and services
Capital Resources tools , machines, (money) that companies use to produce goods and services
Monopoly when one company has control of an entire 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 refused to work to try and force business to meet their demands
Mary Harris Jones helped lead United Mine Workers she was known as Mother Jones
Labor Day honor workers in America first held in September 1882
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