This PowerPoint presentation discusses the importance of the railroad industry to help spark the Industrial Revolution in the United States. It talks about the problems of early railroads, new technology, and the key players in expanding the railroad industry.
** This item is part of a bundle that includes 4 PowerPoint presentations, 2 ten question true/false quizzes, 1 lesson of printed notes that can be converted to fill in the blank notes, vocabulary, a jeopardy review, and a unit test. This bundle discusses the Industrial Revolution in the United States during the early 1900s. It discusses the growth of the railroad, steel, oil, and banking industries. It also talks about the change from small businesses to giant corporations and its impact on society. Some of the important people discussed are Thomas Edison, Alexander Graham Bell, JP Morgan, Cornelius Vanderbilt, Andrew Carnegie, and John D. Rockefeller. (some items are exclusive to the bundle). It can be purchased here:
Industrial Growth Unit Plan