• Andrew Carnegie

    Andrew Carnegie
    he came intill the country in 1848 at the age of 12. six years later he worked his way up to become private secretary .
  • railroad

    the railroad extended west to the mississippi river
  • Edwin L. Drake

    Edwin L. Drake
    Edwin L. Drake successfully used a steam engine to drill for oil near Titusville Pennsylvania.
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  • women eared

    women eared
    women earned an average of $267 a year nearlyhalf of men's arerage pay of $498.