Performance Task Industry
By: Sandra Moua
One finds the working conditions and practices of coal mining in the l8th and l9th centuries to be risky. economic policies and the social structure in England. and as an industry unto itself. As an integral part of determining the cost and availability of manufactured products and as a means of improved communications.
. Prior to 1760 the manufacture of textiles occurred in the homes. and suicidal at worst. transportation. by people who gave part of their time to it.Industrial Revolution
The Industrial Revolution was a period in which fundamental changes occurred in agriculture. Prior to industrialization in England. Agriculture occupied a prominent position in the English way of life of this period. Improvements in the iron industry came in the early l8th century. at best. the improvement of transportation stimulated the course of the Industrial Revolution. textile and metal manufacture. land was the primary source of wealth.
In the l8th century the population grew at a faster rate than ever before. The movement was beginning to free workers from the injustices of the factory system. then the conditions in which they worked can be appropriately characterized as being horrendous.Industrial Revolution
The development and subsequent application of steam power was undoubtedly the greatest technical achievement of the Industrial Revolution.
. Political leaders called for reform legislation which would address these injustices. If the conditions in which people lived in these factory towns were considered bad.
they donated money to a worthy cause like libraries. or hospitals. They were all Philanthropists. They gained money by oil. coal.
. schools. Rockefeller Cornelius Vanderbilt Andrew Carnegie J. Pierpont Morgan These four were called Robber Barons because they were businessmen in the industry world who made a lot of money. steal. or trains. They used different methods to gain money. These four also were the most powerful businessmen because they used monopolies to control companies to make their own profits.Robber Barons
The Robber Barons of the Industrial Revolution were: John D. churches.
John D. Rockefeller
it had a very high sulfur content so it smelled like rotten eggs. Even worse. when it was refined into kerosene and used in lamps it produced too much soot. Rockefeller was famous because he first controlled the Standard Oil Company thus controlling all oil production in the United States and coal and many mines of iron and steel.John. These benefits and costs don’t really outweigh each other. but the benefit was that we could light lamps and use oil for other things. Rockefeller
John D. which coated the lamp chimneys. He got/made oil in Ohio and it expanded into the Pennsylvania Oil Regions. D.that is. His development was important in the United States and the world because he set a nation wide distribution system that reached nearly every American town. The cost was the air and the land.
. Oil over the years is now used for different things like cooking oil. The impact on the environment was that the problem was that the oil was "sour" -.
exporting. but on the society because the people had to pay a lot to get on the train and all the profits went to Vanderbilt. The type of energy trains used was coal.
. and export. and traveling. and it is still expanding to other places. importing. To this day many people get on the train but it isn’t owned by just one person. There wasn’t any impact on the environment. The cost is people paying to get on the train. the benefit is trading. and steel. His development was important in the United States and the world because transportation was important for trading. It still makes trips to places for traded in traveling. The benefits do not outweigh the cost because for cost we are using our fossil fuels too much.Cornelius Vanderbilt
Cornelius Vanderbilt was famous because he controlled the railroads. coal. He started at first in New York City. and natural gas. iron. travel. iron. import. steel.
Pennsylvania. he owned them as well. an avid reader for much of his life. His development was important in the US and world because he owned steel companies. Today steel is made everywhere and used in everyday life. The sale earned him more than $200 million. he donated a lot of money to other buildings. Railroads have grown and now travel everywhere.
.S. businessmen. a self-made steel tycoon and one of the wealthiest 19th century U.Andrew Carnegie
Andrew Carnegie. Carnegie. donated towards the expansion of the New York Public Library. He made steel and owned many other materials in Homestead. and since railroads used steel.
J. Pierpont Morgan
Morgan. The government. Morgan dominated two industries in particular—he helped consolidate railroad industry in the East and formed the United States Steel Corporation in 1901. Connecticut.P. Steel became the world's largest steel manufacturer. concerned that Morgan had created a monopoly in the steel industry.. was a master of finance and is considered one of the country's leading businessmen. His development was important to the US and world because his company became one of the leading financial firms in the country.P. Pierpont Morgan
.S. Morgan & Co. A crucial material in the extensive growth of the nation. U. filed suit against the company in 1911.J. He was in Hartford. founder of J.
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