History CH 15 & 16
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History CH 15 & 16
History CH 15 & 16, Abeka Grade 8
pioneered the design of suspension bridges
developed inexpensive way to turn iron ore into steel
Genius in the area of plants; revolutionized agriculture: peanuts
George Washington Carver
supplied the "hands" to produce the first telephone
owned the largest steel manufacturing company in the world
invented the box camera and roll film
architect who pioneered the building of skyscrapers
shoe salesman who became the great evangelist across America
D. L. Moody
Who published "Blessed Assurance" along with many other hymns in the late 1800's?
Who drilled the first oil well?
Considered the greatest inventor in American history?
Who formed Standard Oil Company and made fortune in the oil industry?
John D. Rockefeller
Christopher Sholes invented what?
What did the Otis Brothers produce?
Founded the Salvation Army
Who established Union Oil Company?
Event that took place at Promontory Point, Utah, on May 10, 1869?
first transcontinental railroad was completed
Term for giving large sums of money to needy and charities?
Name of first modern American skyscraper?
Who nicknamed the period 1865-1900 the "Gilded Age"?
Who started the Hull House?
Who was Moody's song leader
Ira David Sankey
Who was Known as "Moody of the South"
held evangelistic meetings around the world
J. Wilbur Chapman
Founded 67 rescue missions
took the gospel to Alaska
met his brothers in Tombstone, Arizona and helped them kill several outlaw gunmen
Who was the leader of the Apache tribe that surrendered to the Southwest
offered land and U.S. citizenship to any head of and Indian family who would take up farming of Ranching
Open Great Plains for settlement
who invented barbed wire
What was literature that told a story using the scenery, customs, and dialect of a particular region of a country
local color writing
what was Mark Twains real name
some Mark Twain's famous works
Tom Sawyer, Huckleberry Finn
What was the most popular novel in the late 19th century and who wrote it
what did Charles M. Sheldon write
In His Steps
Who wrote short, untitled poems full of passion, wit, and humor? When was the work published?
After her death
What American artist was Known for his seascapes
Who was Known for his bronze sculptures
Who was "the March King"
John Philip Sousa