Industry and Railroads

Industry and Railroads - The Second Industrial Revolution...

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The Second Industrial Revolution A. National transportation and communication B. Widespread use of electric power C. Scientific research in Industry
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The Transcontinental Railroad A. The first transcontinental Railroad 1. Increase in Railroad building 2. Pacific Railway bill(1862)authorized transcontinental line on north-central route (Union Pacific and Central Pacific Route 3. First transcontinental railroad completed at Promontory, Utah 4. Railroad workers a. Chinese , immigrants B. Financing the Railroads 1. The Credit Mobilier Company 2. Jay Gould 3. Cornelius Vanderbilt
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Manufacturing and Inventions A. Technological advances 1. The Growth of new industries and transformation of old ones 2. Two Tech advances that changed peoples lives a. The Telephone b. Electric Light (Thomas Edison)
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A. John D. Rockefeller 1.Pennsylvania oil rush 2. Oil refineries 3. Rockefeller and Standard Oil B. Andrew Carnegie 1. Carnegie and Steel 2. Carnegie and Philanthropy C. J.P Morgan 1. Morgan
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