RiseOfBigBusiness

RiseOfBigBusiness - By: Ms . Sus an M. Pojer Horace Greeley...

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Unformatted text preview: By: Ms . Sus an M. Pojer Horace Greeley HS Chappaqua, NY By: Ms . Sus an M. Pojer Horace Greeley HS Chappaqua, NY Essential Question Industrialization increased the standard of living and the opportunities of most Americans, but at what cost? Causes of Rapid Industrialization 1. Steam Revolution of the 1830s-1850s. 2. The Railroad fueled the growing US economy: First big business in the US. A magnet for financial investment. The key to opening the West. Aided the development of other industries. Causes of Rapid Industrialization 3. Technological innovations. Bessemer and open hearth process Refrigerated cars Edison o Wizard of Menlo Park o light bulb, phonograph, motion pictures. Thomas Alva Edison Wizard of Menlo Park The Light Bulb The Phonograph (1877) The Ediphone or Dictaphone The Motion Picture Camera Alexander Graham Bell Telephone (1876) Alternate Current George Westinghouse Alternate Current Westinghouse Lamp ad The Airplane Wilbur Wright Orville Wright Kitty Hawk, NC December 7, 1903 Model T Automobile Henry Ford I want to pay my workers so that they can afford my product! Model T Prices & Sales...
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