the us was evolving from largely agricultural nation into a complex industrial society
These electrical signaled using a dot and dash system later became known as Morse code. By 1843 he opened his line to commercial use
A Canadian scientist discovered how to use crude oil that seeped out of the ground and turn it into lamp oil called kerosene but the supply of surface oil was limited
British inventor Henry Bessemer comes up with new method of making steel (Bessemer Process). It involved blowing air through molten iron, by doing this steel was produced much cheaper and much quicker.
Studied the techniques of drilling salt wells and later began using them for oil drilling
This meant supplying fuel for lamps, lubricating oils for machinery, and later, gasoline for automobiles =.
Alexander Grande Bell had the goal of sending speech over wires
Companies used telegraph networks (countryside), but the Western Union Telegraph Company dominated this industry
the first telephone message was the result of an emergency, Bell called out to his lab assistant Watson after accidentally spilling acid
Largest and most modern steel mill of its time
Book written by Mark Twain which the title shows American society in this period well. Industrialists who had made great fortunes led glittering lives. But beneath that glitter, this period was marked by political corruption and social unrest.
The value of American exports doubles
Edison used bamboo fibers from a Japanese fan and created the first light bulb
The steel industry grew making steel the metal of choice for heavy construction. Railroads switched to steel rails. Builders began using steel to construct longer bridges and taller buildings.
Edison created a generating system that electrified lower Manhattan.
Outlawed trusts, monopolies, and other forms of business that restricted trade. Full of vague language.
nearly 1,000,000 miles of telegraph wires were carrying 60,000,000 messages a year.
with new invention of electricity Americans could now keep their food cold in electric refrigerators and could send news across continents with the use of telegraphs and telephones
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Brothers Orville and Wilbur Write made the first successful airplane flights in history