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Idustrialism in the US

Henry Bessemer developed a process to make steel stronger and more affordable.
Andrew cranegie made steel in Pittsburgh Became one of the richest men in the world
John D. Rockfeller standard oil controlled 90% of the oil industry- monopoly
George Westinghouse Westinghouse Electric Co.
William Randolph Hearst Newspaper Owned most of the newspapers in US by 1990
Madame C.J. Walker First African American woman to become a millonaire
Natural resources These are resources that are from nature no made by people Iron, Coal, Oil,Timber, Water
Human Resources People who work to produce goods and sevices
Capital Resources tool machines (money ) that companies use to produce goods and services.
Monopoly when one company has control of an industry
Sweatshop Hot,Cramped workshops
Triangle Shirtwaist Compony fire broke out and workers were trapped inside. 150 workers died.
Lewis Hine led the movement against child labor
labor union organized group to gain improved working conditions
Samuel Gompers American Federation of Labor (AFL)
strike workers refuse to work or try to force businesses to meet their demands
Mary Harris Jones helped lead the United States Mine workers Known as Mother Jones
Labor Day Created by the labor unions to honor the workers in America
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