Protective Tariff: a tax on imported goods that is intended to protect nation's businesses from foreign countries.
Entrepreneur: a person who uses his or her money to start a new business.
Patillo Higgins: Began the industrial revolution by discovering oil in Texas Edwin Drake: Used a steam engine to drill for oil near Titusville, Pennsylvania.
George Westinghouse: made electricity safer, and cheaper.
Christopher Sholes: Invented the typewriter in 1867 Alexander Graham Bell: Invented the telephone.
Thomas Edison: Became the pioneer in the new industrial frontier when he established the first research laboratory, also invented the incandescent light bulb.
E. I. Dupont: distributed widespread of gunpowder Elisha Otis: built the passenger elevator Richard Gatling: invented the gatling gun Lewis Waterman: perfected the fountain pen A & P: first grocery store Frank Wolworth: Sold mass produced products Montgomery Ward: Pioneer mail order shopping Guglielmo Marconi: wireless telegram Levi Strauss: 1st denim blue jeans George Pullman: built a factory for manufacturing sleeping cars for trains Andrew Carnegie: STEEL KING, produced ÃÂÃÂ¼ of the nations steel, owned all steps of steel making, was nice to his employees.
JP Morgan: Head of largest private banking house in America , purchased Carnegie Steel, then merged it with other steel companies to form U.S. Steel. Became 1st billion-dollar corporation.
Jay Gould: railroad consolidator, combined smaller railroads with bigger ones.
Cornelius Vanderbilt: Railroad tycoon, bought many things.
Horatio Alger: He wrote the Rags to Riches story Ida Tarbell: journalist who worked to expose Rockerfeller's evil business techniques.
Standardized sizes: came from the men in the army Standard Times zones: came form the railroad industry Mergers: Horizontal: when a company produces similar products merge Vertical: to buy out all the steps of the products production Conglomerate: To buy other businesses that having nothing to do with the other business.