Andrew Carnegie, born in Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland on November 25, 1835, and passed away on August 11, 1919. He grew up with very little education but came from a family who believed very much in books and learning. His father was a handloom weaver, and his mother was the basic backbone of their family who was the most influential to Carnegie. At the age of thirteen, Carnegie came to the United States with his family, and Settled in Pennsylvania. He worked in a factory earning $1.20 per week.
Eli Whitney was an American inventor best known for inventing the cotton gin. This was one of the key inventions of the Industrial Revolution and shaped the economy of the Antebellum South. At age 14 he operated a profitable nail manufacturing operation in his father 's workshop during the Revolutionary War. Because his stepmother opposed his wish to attend college, Whitney worked as a farm laborer and school teacher to save money. He prepared for Yale at Leicester Academy and under the tutelage of Rev.
We were the Smith?s. We were a first class family with a massive wooden house, in an enormous wooden neighborhood, surrounded by wooded streets and sidewalks in a tremendous wooden city. I was eight years old and I was very dependent on my father. He would walk me across the street every morning just because he wanted to be the one to protect me and he would tuck me in bed every night and tell nice and soothing stories because he wanted me to have nice and soothing dreams. On October 8th an early afternoon my mother and I rode a train to head downtown to visit my father at work.
Oliver Evans, born near Newport Delaware 1755, was an inventor and engineer during the American Industrial Revolution. As a young teenage boy, Evans was an apprentice to a wheelwright. Other than his apprenticeship Evens had no formal training and was self-taught in mechanics and engineering. At the age of 21 Evans had created his first working machine. This machine created improved leather, wool combing cards containing 1000 teeth each reducing the amount of time it took to prepare the wool prior to spinning.
Rednecks and Scalawags A man named ________ took Jane and Ned to the home of a _____________. Mr. Bone afford to pay Jane $6 a month, minus 50 cents to school Ned. Eventually, Jane was paid ___________ a month because she worked as hard as any of the grown women did in the fields. Jane and Ned had nothing more than two beds made out of ______________ originally but after some time, she had the carpenter make her a ______________.
He was born on July 24, 1936 in Garden, Michigan. When my grandpa was about 12 years old, he had to quit school because he had to travel around in the United States with his family to pick cotton, strawberries, and blueberries. Some states that he traveled to was Indiana, Illinois, Ohio, Missouri, Tennessee, and etc. So he never had much of an experience
Robert Fulton invented the steamboat during the Industrial Revolution. Robert Fulton was born on November 14, 1765, in Little Britain Township, PA. Robert Fulton had three siblings, which are Abraham, Mary, Isabella, and Elizabeth. Robert was able to learn to read, at home, and so, he went to Quaker. Although, Robert Fulton didn’t came up with the idea of the steamboat, he built the first working steamboat. Few years later, Robert Fulton, stayed in PA, as a painter.
I. Summary Johnny Cash was born in Dyess, Arkansas. He recalls his father’s care for them that he could do everything to make a living. At his very young age, with his family they moved to Kingsland to a common farming project put in place by the government. One particular day, Jack the older brother seems to feel unwillingness to go to his job operating a saw.
Born Johann Mendel in 1822 in Austria, Gregor Mendel grew up on a low-income farm with a father who tinkered with breeding apple trees. During his youth, Mendel was sent to receive his schooling in Troppau. His studies put a huge financial strain on his entire family. Mendel would tutor in his spare time, but due to the language barrier, could not find enough work. Mendel suffered from depression and spent time at his home in bed and struggled to finish his schooling.
As a Teen to make money he worked as a Messenger for a Telegraph company, and he participated in factory making sewing machines. In 1953 he was hired by Thomas Scott who managed Pennsylvanian Railroad Co. He worked there now as a Secretary and Telegraph Operator. In the beginning, he only made a meager 4 dollars a week. He worked his way up and started gaining more and more so he started to invest in things.
Elmer worked odd jobs and soon sent a letter containing a ticket to Bolivia enabling his wife to come to the states. The family then moved to West Virginia, first living on a farm and eventually relocating to the "city" of Huntington. It was there that Elmer began the first anesthesiologist group in the state, the very same group that my father is now apart of. In 1937, Jimmie Roger Williamson was born in the town of Hamlin, West Virginia, the heart of coal country. Jimmie was one of ten children and never attended high school because he needed to work in the mines to help support the family.
However, his father, Leighton, also drove a truck in the Army Infantry during World War II. With only a fourth grade education, Dr. Anderson’s father was able to get a job in the Industrial Midwest were two of Dr. Anderson’s uncles lived. In this time of racial segregation, his family participated in the Great Migration movement, relocating to South Blend, Indiana. Here his father had a well-paid job at the foundry of the
Almost immediately after his arrival, Carnegie took a job in a cotton mill changing bobbins shortly after his family’s arrival. He worked from sunrise to sunset six days a week, receiving minimum pay. However, he was permitted to read in the library provided for the workers and did so avidly, nurturing his love of reading and books. Similarly to Carnegie’s immigration, Rockefeller and his family moved to Cleveland. However, unlike Carnegie, he attended high school and went on to attend business school for a short time.
Coalmining was a prominent industry throughout eastern Pennsylvania, northern Maryland, and Wyoming. In 1885, legislation was passed in order to restrict the working age of miners. Breaker boys, who worked aboveground to sort slate, rocks, and other debris from the coal, were required to be at least twelve years of age. Underground miners were required to be at least fourteen years of age. Boys ' parents often presented a fake birth certificate with an altered date of birth in order to have their children, who were often as young as five or six years of age, work in the mines.
Audie Leon Murphy born in Kingston, Texas on June 20, 1925, he was the seventh child of twelve to Josie Bell and Emmett Berry Murphy. The murphys were sharecroppers, sharecropping is a system of agriculture where the landowner allows a tenant to use the land in return for a share of the crops produced of their land. Murphy’s father, Emmett, had no plan on how to feed his family, Emit drifted in and out of his family’s life and soon he deserted them. To help support his family Audie dropped out of school in 5th grade and started picking cotton for a dollar a day. Audie Murphy also helped feed his mother and siblings by going hunting for rabbits and small animals around their property eventually he became very skilled with a rifle.