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									                                                        A Pathfinder for Industrialization in
                                                        America (1865-1925)
                                                        Following the Civil War, America rushed into the modern world.
                                                        Factories, machines, inventions, and engineering - the focus on
                                                        improvement and advancement transformed American life in the
                                                        cities, on the farms, in the families and schools. But is all progress a
                                                        step forward? What did America lose as it transformed itself from a
                                                        rural, small-town, faith-based community to a modern, industrialized
                                                        powerhouse of a nation? Research at least 5 different inventions,
                                                        technologies and/or scientific breakthroughs that impacted the labor
                                                        force, the military, culture/art, the creation of cities, or in general,
                                                        the modernization of America during the time period of 1865-1925.

                                                        Image detail of The Orrery by Joseph Wright of Derby, 1766
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    Website Resources        Articles from GALE                                                              Smithsonian
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                                           OPD websites and other sources
     1.    A History of Cotton Mills and the Industrial Revolution - Extensive excerpt from a book on the development of the
           textile industry in the United States, including New England and Mississippi.
     2.    American History 102: 1865-Present: Part of a university course, this set has excellent lecture notes on major
           topical areas in American History from 1865. Check out lecture number four, "The Gilded Age and the Politics of
           Corruption."
     3.    Americanism and Fordism: The Second Industrial Revolution: Changes in production and consumers in the
           Industrial Revolution in the United States
     4.    An Outline of American History: Industry grows bigger: A Hypertext on American History from the colonial period
           until Modern Times Department of Humanities Computing, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
     5.    Central Pacific Railroad Photographic History Museum: Photographs and information on the Central Pacific Railroad
           completion.
     6.    Digital History: Labor History: Digital History features resource guides by topic and period. This page features
           information on the Gilded Age in the United States.
     7.    Digital History: Labor History: Digital History features resource guides by topic and period. Reference resources
           include classroom handouts, chronologies, encyclopedia articles, glossaries, and an audio-visual archive including
           speeches, book talks and e-lectures by historians, and historical maps, music, newspaper articles, and images. The
           site's Ask the HyperHistorian feature allows users to pose questions to professional historians. (Best of History
           summary)
     8.    Early Twentieth Century Railroads: American history article by PIL for How Stuff Works2.
     9.    Edisonian Museum: Provides images and histories of inventions.
     10.   First Flight Society - Image gallery, chronology, photos, and news on the organization's activities. (ODP summary)
     11.   History: United States: The Gilded Age, 1876-1900 : Timeline of the Gilded Age with major events and links with
           details
     12.   How Did Nikola Tesla Change The Way We Use Energy?: article by Michael Harris for How Stuff Works 2
     13.   How We Made the First Flight - HTML e-text of an account written by Orville Wright, with photos. Hosted by
    AeroWeb. (ODP summary)
14. Industrial Revolution in 19th Century America - Industrial Revolution: Learn about the background and important
    people, events, and inventions of the Industrial Revolution in the United States.
15. Industrialization of the United States 1865-1920: Weblinks from Irondequoit High School, Rochester NY
16. Inside A Factory: Westinghouse Works, 1904 (Library of Congress): This LOC site has 21 films of the Westinghouse
    companies that were intended to showcase the company's operations. There is background information on the
    factories, a timeline, an index, a search function, and recommended sources. (Best of History summary)
17. Inventing Entertainment: The collections in the Library of Congress's Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded
    Sound Division contain an extraordinary range of the surviving products of Edison's entertainment inventions and
    industries. This site features 341 motion pictures, 81 disc sound recordings, and other related materials, such as
    photographs and original magazine articles. (Best of History summary).
18. Lighting a Revolution: This web site accompanies an exhibition at the National Museum of American History
    exploring the process of invention. The story is told in two parallel sections comparing Thomas Edison's light bulb
    invention with several electric lighting inventions of a century later. (Smithsonian Institute)
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19. Making the Modern World: world inventions from 18 century to the present. Contains images of the original
    prototypes and inventions.
20. NPR: The Forgotten Wright - Katherine Wright is the third, unsung Wright sibling. Some historians say that without
    her, the famous pioneers of flight might not have gotten off the ground. Yet Orville tried to keep her contributions
    out of the newspapers and history books. Harriet Baskas tells us why. Part of the series 'Hidden Treasures.' [5:25
    Realaudio broadcast]
21. PBS American Experience: Andrew Carnegie: One of the captains of industry of 19th century America, Andrew
    Carnegie helped build the formidable American steel industry, a process that turned a poor young man into one of
    the richest entrepreneurs of his age.
22. Second Industrial Revolution - Definition: Description of the Second Industrial Revolution and important events and
    people of that time period.
23. Technology in America - The Telephone (PBS)
    This PBS companion site focuses not only on the telephone but on other important inventions in American history
    as well. (Best of History summary)
24. Technology in America: The American Experience PBS: companion website offers information on invention of the
    telephone, moving pictures and the New York Subway system.
25. Tesla Master of Lightning: PBS website companion to document series
26. The Industrial Revolution and the U.S.: Information, pictures and paintings of the Industrial Revolution in the
    United States
27. The Industrial Revolution: The site examines what factors led to industrial growth, how this affected the lives of
    ordinary people and find out how working conditions were changed forever by the quick succession of inventions
    and pieces of legislation. (Best of History summary)
28. The Photographs of Lewis Hine: The Documentation of Child Labor: Photographs and history of child labor during
    the second industrial revolution
29. The Second Industrial Revolution Information in The New Encyclopedia of the New American Nation
30. The Second Industrial Revolution, 1870-1914 : PDF File by Joel Mokyr, Robert H. Strotz Professor of Arts and
    Sciences and Professor of Economics and History, Northwestern University.
31. The Second Industrial Revolution: Major Inventions of the Second Industrial Revolution
32. The Second Phase of the Industrial Revolution: 1850–1940 ...
33. The Wright Brothers - Information on Orville and Wilbur Wright's childhood, the Wright cycle shop, the first
    airplane, and chronology of the Wright airplane. (ODP summary)
34. The Wright Brothers - The Invention of the Aerial Age - Inventors of the first human flying machine. Page topics
    include family history, contemporary aeronautic discoveries, and details about the construction of the machine.
    (ODP summary)
35. They Made America: The American Experience PBS: Companion website to Harold Evans book includes profile of
    inventors and their impact on American culture.
36. Twentieth Century Inventions - 1900-1925: Site has a chronology of Inventions by year. Click on invention for fuller
    description. (Site has earlier and later era also.)

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1.    "The American Railroad Industry and Mexican Migration to the U.S.."DISCovering Multicultural
      America. Online Detroit: Gale, 2003. Discovering Collection. Gale. .
      <http://find.galegroup.com/srcx/infomark.do?&contentSet=GSRC&type=retrieve&tabID=T001&prodId=DC&docId=
      EJ2116207061&source=gale&userGroupName=lapl&version=1.0>.
2.    "Automobile Design in the 1900s, 1900-1909."DISCovering U.S. History. Online Detroit: Gale, 2003. Discovering
      Collection. Gale. .
      <http://find.galegroup.com/srcx/infomark.do?&contentSet=GSRC&type=retrieve&tabID=T001&prodId=DC&docId=
      EJ2104240736&source=gale&userGroupName=lapl&version=1.0>.
3.    "Automobile Technology in the 1910s, 1910-1919."DISCovering U.S. History. Online Detroit: Gale, 2003. Discovering
      Collection. Gale. .
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      EJ2104240702&source=gale&userGroupName=lapl&version=1.0>.
4.    "Black Gold."Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. Economic History. Thomas Carson and Mary Bonk. Detroit: Gale
      Group, 1999. Discovering Collection. Gale. .
      <http://find.galegroup.com/srcx/infomark.do?&contentSet=GSRC&type=retrieve&tabID=T001&prodId=DC&docId=
      EJ1667500069&source=gale&userGroupName=lapl&version=1.0>.
5.    "Direct current."World of Invention. Kimberley A. McGrath and Bridget Travers. Online. Detroit: Thomson
      Gale, 2006. Discovering Collection. Gale. .
      <http://find.galegroup.com/srcx/infomark.do?&contentSet=GSRC&type=retrieve&tabID=T001&prodId=DC&docId=
      EJ1647500253&source=gale&userGroupName=lapl&version=1.0>.
6.    "Electricity and the Electric Light (1878-1899)."American Eras. Matthew J. Bruccoli and Richard
      Layman. Detroit: Gale Research, 1997. Discovering Collection. Gale. .
      <http://find.galegroup.com/srcx/infomark.do?&contentSet=GSRC&type=retrieve&tabID=T001&prodId=DC&docId=
      EJ2301500440&source=gale&userGroupName=lapl&version=1.0>.
7.    "Everyday Life: Food (1878-1899)."American Eras. Matthew J. Bruccoli and Richard Layman. Detroit: Gale
      Research, 1997. Discovering Collection. Gale. .
      <http://find.galegroup.com/srcx/infomark.do?&contentSet=GSRC&type=retrieve&tabID=T001&prodId=DC&docId=
      EJ2301500415&source=gale&userGroupName=lapl&version=1.0>.
8.    "Everyday Life: Home Improvements (1878-1899)."American Eras. Matthew J. Bruccoli and Richard
      Layman. Detroit: Gale Research, 1997. Discovering Collection. Gale. .
      <http://find.galegroup.com/srcx/infomark.do?&contentSet=GSRC&type=retrieve&tabID=T001&prodId=DC&docId=
      EJ2301500416&source=gale&userGroupName=lapl&version=1.0>.
9.    "Factory Working Conditions in the Late 1800s, 1880-1899."DISCovering U.S.
      History. Online Detroit: Gale, 2003. Discovering Collection. Gale. .
      <http://find.galegroup.com/srcx/infomark.do?&contentSet=GSRC&type=retrieve&tabID=T001&prodId=DC&docId=
      EJ2104240862&source=gale&userGroupName=lapl&version=1.0>.
10.   "The First Transcontinental Telephone Call Is Made, April, 1915."DISCovering World
      History. Online Detroit: Gale, 2003. Discovering Collection. Gale. .
      <http://find.galegroup.com/srcx/infomark.do?&contentSet=GSRC&type=retrieve&tabID=T001&prodId=DC&docId=
      EJ2105241289&source=gale&userGroupName=lapl&version=1.0>.
11.   "Growth of Urban Areas and New Commercial Centers, 1800-1860."DISCovering U.S.
      History. Online Detroit: Gale, 2003. Discovering Collection. Gale. .
      <http://find.galegroup.com/srcx/infomark.do?&contentSet=GSRC&type=retrieve&tabID=T001&prodId=DC&docId=
      EJ2104240874&source=gale&userGroupName=lapl&version=1.0>.
12.   "Industrial Revolution."Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. Economic History. Thomas Carson and Mary Bonk. Detroit: Gale
      Group, 1999. Discovering Collection. Gale. .
      <http://find.galegroup.com/srcx/infomark.do?&contentSet=GSRC&type=retrieve&tabID=T001&prodId=DC&docId=
      EJ1667500322&source=gale&userGroupName=lapl&version=1.0>.
13.   "Industrialization: The Spread of the Factory System (1850-1877)."American Eras. Matthew J. Bruccoli and Richard
      Layman. Detroit: Gale Research, 1997. Discovering Collection. Gale. .
      <http://find.galegroup.com/srcx/infomark.do?&contentSet=GSRC&type=retrieve&tabID=T001&prodId=DC&docId=
      EJ2301500242&source=gale&userGroupName=lapl&version=1.0>.
14.   "Native American Land and Enterprises Overtaken during Industrial Revolution."DISCovering Multicultural
      America. Online Detroit: Gale, 2003. Discovering Collection. Gale. .
      <http://find.galegroup.com/srcx/infomark.do?&contentSet=GSRC&type=retrieve&tabID=T001&prodId=DC&docId=
      EJ2116217069&source=gale&userGroupName=lapl&version=1.0>.
15.   "Petroleum."Gale Encyclopedia of Science. K. Lee Lerner and Brenda Wilmoth Lerner. 4th Detroit: Gale
      Group, 2008. Discovering Collection. Gale. .
      <http://find.galegroup.com/srcx/infomark.do?&contentSet=GSRC&type=retrieve&tabID=T001&prodId=DC&docId=
      EJ2644041738&source=gale&userGroupName=lapl&version=1.0>.
16.   "Petroleum."World of Scientific Discovery. Kimberley A. McGrath and Bridget Travers. Online. Detroit: Thomson
      Gale, 2007. Discovering Collection. Gale. .
      <http://find.galegroup.com/srcx/infomark.do?&contentSet=GSRC&type=retrieve&tabID=T001&prodId=DC&docId=
      EJ1648500453&source=gale&userGroupName=lapl&version=1.0>.
17.   "Petroleum."UXL Encyclopedia of Science. Rob Nagel. 2nd ed. Online. Detroit: U*X*L, 2007. Discovering
      Collection. Gale. .
      <http://find.galegroup.com/srcx/infomark.do?&contentSet=GSRC&type=retrieve&tabID=T001&prodId=DC&docId=
      EJ2644300742&source=gale&userGroupName=lapl&version=1.0>.
18.   "Railroad Gauges, Standardization of."Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. Economic History. Thomas Carson and Mary
      Bonk. Detroit: Gale Group, 1999. Discovering Collection. Gale. .
      <http://find.galegroup.com/srcx/infomark.do?&contentSet=GSRC&type=retrieve&tabID=T001&prodId=DC&docId=
      EJ1667500576&source=gale&userGroupName=lapl&version=1.0>.
19.   "The Railroads (1878-1899)."American Eras. Matthew J. Bruccoli and Richard Layman. Detroit: Gale
      Research, 1997. Discovering Collection. Gale. .
      <http://find.galegroup.com/srcx/infomark.do?&contentSet=GSRC&type=retrieve&tabID=T001&prodId=DC&docId=
      EJ2301500349&source=gale&userGroupName=lapl&version=1.0>.
20.   "The Railroads: Expansion and Economic Transformation in the Midwest (1850-1877)."American Eras. Matthew J.
      Bruccoli and Richard Layman. Detroit: Gale Research, 1997. Discovering Collection. Gale. .
      <http://find.galegroup.com/srcx/infomark.do?&contentSet=GSRC&type=retrieve&tabID=T001&prodId=DC&docId=
      EJ2301500243&source=gale&userGroupName=lapl&version=1.0>.
21.   "Refrigeration."DISCovering Science. Online Detroit: Gale, 2003. Discovering Collection. Gale. .
      <http://find.galegroup.com/srcx/infomark.do?&contentSet=GSRC&type=retrieve&tabID=T001&prodId=DC&docId=
      EJ2103202128&source=gale&userGroupName=lapl&version=1.0>.
22.   "Refrigeration."World of Invention. Kimberley A. McGrath and Bridget Travers. Online. Detroit: Thomson
      Gale, 2006. Discovering Collection. Gale. .
      <http://find.galegroup.com/srcx/infomark.do?&contentSet=GSRC&type=retrieve&tabID=T001&prodId=DC&docId=
      EJ1647500652&source=gale&userGroupName=lapl&version=1.0>.
23.   "Spindletop Oil Discovery Transforms the Oil Industry, January 10, 1901."DISCovering World
      History. Online Detroit: Gale, 2003. Discovering Collection. Gale. .
      <http://find.galegroup.com/srcx/infomark.do?&contentSet=GSRC&type=retrieve&tabID=T001&prodId=DC&docId=
      EJ2105240564&source=gale&userGroupName=lapl&version=1.0>.
24.   "Spinning Mills."Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. Economic History. Thomas Carson and Mary Bonk. Detroit: Gale
      Group, 1999. Discovering Collection. Gale. .
      <http://find.galegroup.com/srcx/infomark.do?&contentSet=GSRC&type=retrieve&tabID=T001&prodId=DC&docId=
      EJ1667500654&source=gale&userGroupName=lapl&version=1.0>.
25.   "Standard Oil Company (1878-1899)."American Eras. Matthew J. Bruccoli and Richard Layman. Detroit: Gale
      Research, 1997. Discovering Collection. Gale. .
      <http://find.galegroup.com/srcx/infomark.do?&contentSet=GSRC&type=retrieve&tabID=T001&prodId=DC&docId=
      EJ2301500342&source=gale&userGroupName=lapl&version=1.0>.
26.   "Steel Industry."Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. Economic History. Thomas Carson and Mary Bonk. Detroit: Gale
      Group, 1999. Discovering Collection. Gale. .
      <http://find.galegroup.com/srcx/infomark.do?&contentSet=GSRC&type=retrieve&tabID=T001&prodId=DC&docId=
      EJ1667500664&source=gale&userGroupName=lapl&version=1.0>.
27.   "Steel production."World of Invention. Kimberley A. McGrath and Bridget Travers. Online. Detroit: Thomson
      Gale, 2006. Discovering Collection. Gale. .
      <http://find.galegroup.com/srcx/infomark.do?&contentSet=GSRC&type=retrieve&tabID=T001&prodId=DC&docId=
      EJ1647500757&source=gale&userGroupName=lapl&version=1.0>.
28.   "Strowger Invents Automatic Dial Telephone, 1891-1905."DISCovering U.S.
      History. Online Detroit: Gale, 2003. Discovering Collection. Gale. .
      <http://find.galegroup.com/srcx/infomark.do?&contentSet=GSRC&type=retrieve&tabID=T001&prodId=DC&docId=
      EJ2104241612&source=gale&userGroupName=lapl&version=1.0>.
29.   "Technological Change (1850-1877)."American Eras. Matthew J. Bruccoli and Richard Layman. Detroit: Gale
      Research, 1997. Discovering Collection. Gale. .
      <http://find.galegroup.com/srcx/infomark.do?&contentSet=GSRC&type=retrieve&tabID=T001&prodId=DC&docId=
      EJ2301500309&source=gale&userGroupName=lapl&version=1.0>.
30.   "The Telegraph (1850-1877)."American Eras. Matthew J. Bruccoli and Richard Layman. Detroit: Gale
         Research, 1997. Discovering Collection. Gale. .
         <http://find.galegroup.com/srcx/infomark.do?&contentSet=GSRC&type=retrieve&tabID=T001&prodId=DC&docId=
         EJ2301500257&source=gale&userGroupName=lapl&version=1.0>.
   31.   "The Telegraph (1878-1899)."American Eras. Matthew J. Bruccoli and Richard Layman. Detroit: Gale
         Research, 1997. Discovering Collection. Gale. .
         <http://find.galegroup.com/srcx/infomark.do?&contentSet=GSRC&type=retrieve&tabID=T001&prodId=DC&docId=
         EJ2301500363&source=gale&userGroupName=lapl&version=1.0>.
   32.   "The Telephone (1878-1899)."American Eras. Matthew J. Bruccoli and Richard Layman. Detroit: Gale
         Research, 1997. Discovering Collection. Gale. .
         <http://find.galegroup.com/srcx/infomark.do?&contentSet=GSRC&type=retrieve&tabID=T001&prodId=DC&docId=
         EJ2301500353&source=gale&userGroupName=lapl&version=1.0>.
   33.   "Tesla, Nikola (1856-1943)."Scientists: Their Lives and Works. Online Detroit: U*X*L, 2006. Discovering
         Collection. Gale. .
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         EK2641500198&source=gale&userGroupName=lapl&version=1.0>.
   34.   "Tesla, Nikola (1856-1943)."DISCovering U.S. History. Online Detroit: Gale, 2003. Discovering Collection. Gale. .
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         EJ2104101511&source=gale&userGroupName=lapl&version=1.0>.
   35.   "Textile Industry."Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. Economic History. Thomas Carson and Mary Bonk. Detroit: Gale
         Group, 1999. Discovering Collection. Gale. .
         <http://find.galegroup.com/srcx/infomark.do?&contentSet=GSRC&type=retrieve&tabID=T001&prodId=DC&docId=
         EJ1667500691&source=gale&userGroupName=lapl&version=1.0>.
   36.   "Working Conditions in Factories (Issue)."Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. Economic History. Thomas Carson and Mary
         Bonk. Detroit: Gale Group, 1999. Discovering Collection. Gale. .
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         EJ1667500768&source=gale&userGroupName=lapl&version=1.0

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   1. Child Labor: A World History Companion
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   3. Immigration and Asylum: From 1900 to the Present
   4. The Industrial Revolution in America: Automobiles, Mining and Petroleum, Textiles
   5. The Industrial Revolution in America: Communications, Agriculture and Meatpacking,
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