By harrycm
  • First Steel Plow

    John Deere
  • First Inter-city Electromagnetic Telegraph Line

    SAmuel F.B. Morse
  • Bessemer Process

    Henry Bessemer invented a new way to make steel by taking carbon out of iron.
  • Railroad Sleeping Car

    George Pullman
  • First Safe Elevator

    Elisha Otis
  • Typewriter

    Christopher Sholes
  • Knights of Labor

    One of the most important labor unions in America. Worked to gain rights for workers.
  • First Transcontinental Railroad

    It joined the Eastern and Western parts of the U.S.
  • Standard Oil Company

    John D. Rockefeller
  • Barbed Wire

    Joseph Glidden
  • Opened First Steel Plant

    Andrew Carnegie started the mass production of steel.
  • 5 and 10 Store

    Frank Woolworth-Sold items for 5 or 10 cents to draw people into his store.
  • Telephone

    Alexander Graham Bell
  • Electric Light/Light Bulb

    Thomas Edison
  • Haymarket Riot

    During a rally to support strikers a bomb was thrown into the crowd.
  • American Federation of Labor

    One of the first craft unions.
  • Kodak Camera

    George Esatman
  • Sherman Antitrust Act

    First Federal group to limit cartels and monopolies.
  • Ellis Island

    Immigration center on New York harbor thet got mostly European immigrants. Had fairly good conditions.
  • First Sucssesful Flight

    Orville and Wilbur Wright
  • Angel Island

    Immigration center on coast of California that got mostly asian immigrates. Not as good conditions as Elise Island and had more strict requirements.