The Great Railroad strike occurs when railroad companies reduce wages .
Thomas Edison invents the first practical incandescent light bulb that allows factories to stay open after dark
During the period from 1880 to 1900 a flux of immigrants came over to america and was called the age of mass immigration
This was a national federation of labor unions in the united states founded in Columbus , Ohio
The first modern electrical power station was completed to power central London
The Warner brothers make the first successful airplane flight in Kitty Hawk , North Carolina
Henry ford begins production on the model T ford . He uses The assembly line to create the first affordable automobile.
Historians often place the end of the second industrial revolution with the start of world war 1 in 1914.
During world war 1 america experienced an abundance of growth and the industry could not keep up with the demands of the government
As industry was buffered with new technologies , even air was conquered by industry .