Andrew Carnegie was born on November 25, 1835 in Scotland and died August 11, 1919 in Massachusetts. He was an American industrialist who led the expansion of the steel industry. During Carnegie’s childhood, an economic downturn resulted in his family moving to Pennsylvania. At age 14, Carnegie became a messenger in a telegraph office, where he eventually became the secretary and telegrapher of Thomas Scott, a superintendent of the Pennsylvania Railroad Company. In 1859, he rose above Scott as superintendent of the railroad’s Pittsburgh division.
He said that it made it easier for him to concentrate on his experiments.Oh, one more thing: Edison actually did have a laboratory in a boxcar that caught on fire! Then 12-year-old Edison took a job selling newspaper and candies on the Grand Trunk Railroad from Port Huron to Detroit. He set up a lab for chemistry experiments and a printing press in the baggage car, where he published the Grand Trunk Herald, the first newspaper published on a train. when Thomas Edison was the age of 10 he was setting himself up for success by building his own lab. his inventions still are used commonly and helpfully even 300 years
1. Pre-Economic Miracle Germany as a country afterwards World War II, which was led by Hitler to control all the world affected the Germany lost and destroyed 20 percent of all housing. Food manufacture per capita in 1947 was only 51 percent of its level in 1938, and the official food share set by the occupying powers varied between 1,040 and 1,550 calories per day. Industrialized output in 1947 was only one-third its 1938 level. Large percentage of Germany's men were passed on.
In February, Oscar began work on the motorized pacing bike in a shop in Middle town Connecticut. He completed the first motorized bike in May and shipped it 38 miles to Hendee in Springfield, Massachusetts. The machine and other two bikes proved to be powerful and reliable, establishing the company’s reputation for outstanding performance. Later that year the company’s first factory was established on Worthington Street in downtown Springfield. 1902 the first Indian Motorcycle was sold to a retail customer.
Steel was a much needed resource during the Gilded Age, as railroads were the most popular mean of transportation. Steel was needed for the production of these trains and railroads. Steel was produced using the Bessemer Process, which sped up the production of steel and made the process much easier. The increasing demand for steel also created many jobs, impacted the job industry. Many workers were employed by Mr. Carnegie,
Because of the excessive objectives that had to be reached the government limited production of the consumer’s goods. This lead to famine, and housing, clothing, and other necessities shortages. Document 3 shows that coal production increased by 110 million metric tons in ten years from 1928 to 1938, during the two Five-Year Plans. However, Document 5 shows how drastically livestock decreased during the two Five-Year Plans. In ten years the livestock population decreased by 16 million.
Out of 50 billion water bottles bought, 80% of the bottles end up in the landfill. However, “According to the United Nations, 783 million people worldwide – nearly one out of every nine people in the world – don’t have reliable access to clean water,” states Amy Livington. Because, bottled water is taking water from countries that have low clean water supply. Does that change your mind about drinking bottled water? The convenience of the bottle does not make it a wiser choice.
According to the World Health Organization Ranking, the United States doesn’t rank in the top 25 of the World’s Health Systems. We spend $2.7 trillion every year on health care, that’s almost 18% of the US Gross Domestic Product. Compared to other developed countries we are definitely not doing well. We spend more than twice per person on health care and yet we have the highest infant mortality, the highest obesity rate and we are second in terms of life expectancy at birth. What is making us fail in our health system?
Food waste is harmful both financially and environmentally. 40% of American’s food never goes to table, which cost 105 billion in the economy, the number for global is 750 billion. For environmental perspective, methane gas is 20 or 25 times stronger than carbon dioxide, which cut back on the global warming.
Nearly $134 billion was spent on medical treatment for disability and suffered from anxiety, depression and physical patients due to 2011 (Shah, Sabir. US Wars in Afghanistan, Iraq to Cost $6 trillion). The stock market also had a crash on the September 11 that forced to close for four days. As U.S. economy expert Kimberly Amadeo written, “The Dow promptly fell 7.13%, closing at 8,920.70. The 617.78 point loss was the Dow's worst one-day drop ever… until October 9, 2002, when it closed at 7,286.27, a 37.8% decline from its peak… until the Dow hit a higher low on March 11, 2003, closing at 7,524.06.