Unit 5: Changes: Industrialization Clark (ST CS ML LB)

Chronology of Industrialization Suzie, Caroline, Martha, Lauren

Events

Federal gov't starts issuing patents

1790

First practical telegraph created

1837

Samuel F.B. Morse creates first practical telegraph

Bessemer Process patented

1855

Oil is found

1859

Laissez Faire & Social Darwinism

Approx. 1860 - Approx. 1910

Standard Oil formed

1870

Steel Production Rises

1870 - 1900

The book, "The Gilded Age" is published

1873

Mark Twain coauthors the book that highlighted "rich industrialists and corrupt politicians" in society during the Gilded Age.

Telephone is successful

March 10th, 1876

Lightbulb invented

1879

After multiple attempts, Thomas Edison successfully creates the lightbulb

Sherman Antitrust Act passed

1890

U.S. has the world's strongest industrial economy

1900

Value of American exports doubled

First successful powered-airplane flight

1903

Wright brothers create first successful powered-airplane flights