By Susan Hamen
As new medical discoveries resulted in more suitable know-how, the US swiftly turned a latest, industrialized country. discover why half all business staff in this time have been young ones ten years outdated and more youthful who did not attend college. How did this alteration? via maps, charts, and timelines scholars will detect how significantly existence has replaced because the early 1800s. This name will let scholars to quote textual facts to help research of what the textual content says explicitly in addition to inferences drawn from the textual content.
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Yet, new large companies continued to form. GIVING BACK Industry leaders also used their fabulous wealth to give back to the public. Men like Carnegie and Rockefeller donated millions of dollars to public libraries, schools, music halls, and medical research institutions. Rockefeller gave away approximately $540 million during his lifetime. Carnegie helped finance hundreds of libraries across the country. 34 Workers went on strike in order to secure better wages and working hours. This 1892 strike at Homestead Mill ended in violence.
In 1842 New York City completed a sewer system that removed human and animal waste, while delivering clean water into the city. In 1849 approximately 20,000 pigs were banished from the middle of the city. 40 Factories belched out soot, smoke, and other pollution, but also produced many goods that made life easier and more enjoyable. Some of the changes brought about by the Industrial Revolution made lives easier. They helped people live longer, healthier lives. Telephones, refrigerators, cars, and even simple things such as the rubber band and safety pin were born during the Industrial Revolution.
1813 Francis Cabot Lowell opens the Boston Manufacturing Company. 1825 The Erie Canal opens. 1825 Englishman George Stephenson invents the first steam locomotive. 1831 Cyrus McCormick invents the reaper. May 24, 1844 Samuel Morse sends the first telegraph message using Morse code. 1856 Englishman Henry Bessemer designs a process to turn iron ore into steel. May 10, 1869 The Central Pacific and Union Pacific railroads meet at Promontory Summit, Utah, connecting the continent. 1870 John D. Rockefeller forms the Standard Oil Company.