Chapter 7 Section 2 Timeline

  • Joel Tiffany

    he made the reefer train car that could ship cold things for long distences rather than going for a ways and stoping depending on how hot the day is to keep cold foo fresh
  • Elisha Otis

    He founded the Otis Elevator Company and invented a safety device that prevents elevators from falling if the hoisting cable fails.
  • Christopher Sholes

    Christopher Latham Sholes was an American inventor who invented the first practical typewriter and the QWERTY keyboard still in use today. He was also a newspaper publisher and Wisconsin politician.
  • Andrew Carnegie

    Andrew Carnegie was a Scottish-American industrialist who led the enormous expansion of the American steel industry in the late 19th century.
  • Macy's

    Macy's was founded by Rowland Hussey Macy, who between 1843 and 1855 opened four retail dry goods stores, including the original Macy's store in downtown Haverhill, Massachusetts, established in 1851 to serve the mill industry employees of the area. They all failed, but he learned from his mistakes. Macy moved to New York City in 1858 and established a new store named "R. H. Macy & Co." on Sixth Avenue between 13th and 14th Streets, which was far north of where other dry goods stores were at the
  • Thomas Alva Edison

    he was an American inventor and businessman. He developed many devices that greatly influenced life around the world, including the phonograph, the motion picture camera, and a long-lasting, practical electric light bulb
  • Alexander Graham Bell

    He was an eminent scientist, inventor, engineer and innovator who is credited with inventing the first practical telephone.
  • Frank Winfield Woolworth

    He was the founder of F. W. Woolworth Company, an operator of discount stores that priced merchandise at five and ten cents.
  • Ottmar Mergenthaler

    he was a German-born inventor who has been called a second Gutenberg because of his invention of the Linotype machine, the first device that could easily and quickly set complete lines of type for use in printing presses.
  • George Eastman

    George Eastman was an American innovator and entrepreneur who founded the Eastman Kodak Company and popularized the use of roll film, helping to bring photography to the mainstream.
  • Gustavus Franklin Swift

    he founded a meat-packing empire in the Midwest during the late 19th century, over which he presided until his death.
  • Social Darwinism

    it is not any single well defined concept, but various ideologies that seek to apply biological concepts associated with Darwinism or other evolutionary theories to sociology, economics and politics, often with the assumption that conflict between groups in society leads to social progress as superior groups outcompete inferior ones.
    The name social Darwinism is a modern name given to various theories of society that emerged in England and the United States in the 1870s, which, it
  • John Davison Rockefeller

    he was an American industrialist and philanthropist. He was the founder of the Standard Oil Company, which dominated the oil industry and was the first great U.S. business trust.