History 15

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History 15
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  1. Who helped Alexander Gram Bell invent the telephone
    Thomas Watson
  2. When was the telephone invented
    1876
  3. who is a person that takes risks and personal loss to develop and market a new product
    entrepreneur
  4. who is the greatest inventor America has ever produced
    Thomas Alva Edison
  5. What two railroads were combined to create the first transcontinental railroad
    • Central Pacific Railroad
    • Union Pacific Railroad
  6. Who invented the box camera and the roll film
    George Eastman
  7. What was Eastman's box camera called
    "Kodak"
  8. When and where did the two transcontinental railroads meet
    • 1869
    • Promontory Point
  9. Who pioneered the design of the suspension bridges
    Roebling
  10. what was the suspension bridge project called
    Brooklyn Bridge project
  11. Who built the first skyscraper( building)
    Louis Sillivan
  12. Who invented the safty elevator
    Otis
  13. Who was the worlds greatest builder of free libraries
    Andrew Carnegie
  14. Who developed an inexpensive method of turning iron ore into steel
    Sir Henry Bessemer
  15. What company was the largest manufacturer of steel in the world
    Carnegie Steel Company
  16. Who was the first man to drill for oil
    Edwin L. Drake
  17. Who was the wealthiest man in the world
    John Davison Rockefeller
  18. Rockefeller started what oil company
    Standard Oil Company
  19. Lyman Stewart  started the largest independent oil company on the West Coast which was called
    Union Oil Company of California

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