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  • Industrial Revolution DFT

    1. 1. Innovators of the Industrial Revolution Museum Start your adventure here “All Bright Booming Unions-Aboard!” ideas business “All for one and one for all” Welcome to the Lobby
    2. 2. Innovators of the IndustrialVisit each Revolution Museumexhibit in themuseum tolearn about theIndustrial Click on any Use the “Back toRevolution in picture to learn Lobby” link to returnthe 1800s. more information to the beginning ofWork with a about the topic. the tour at any time.partner toanswer thequestions onyour worksheet(located here). Back to Lobby Note: Virtual museums were first introduced by educators at Keith Valley Middle School in Horsham, Pennsylvania. This template was designed by Lindsey Warneka under the direction of Dr. Christy Keeler during a Teaching American History grant module. View the Educational Virtual Museums website for more information on this instructional technique.
    3. 3. “All Aboard!” Click on any picture to learn more information about the topic.Transcontinental Railroad Barons Pullman Sleeping CarRailroad
    4. 4. Bright Ideas Click on any picture to learn more information about the topic. Ford Model-TAlexander Graham Bell Thomas Edison
    5. 5. Booming Business Click on any picture to learn more information about the topic.John D. Rockefeller Andrew Carnegie Cornelius Vanderbilt
    6. 6. Unions “All for one and one for all” Click on any picture to learn more information about the topic. Union workers go onChild factory workers Triangle Shirtwaist Disaster strike!
    7. 7. Industrial Revolution After exploring the Innovative Inventors of the Industrial Revolution Click on any Museum, answer the questions located here. picture to learn more information about the topic. Back to Room 1
    8. 8. Transcontinental Railroad Insert Artifact Picture Here Construction of the Transcontinental Railroad began in the mid-1800s Click on any causing an Industrial “boom” that to learn jobs and immigrants flooding picture brought the the United States. more information about the topic. In the beginning, several railroad companies began building the railroad, but quickly encountered problems as different gauges were used for the tracks. Only when a standard gauge was adopted did railroad become an efficient way to transport goods and people. To learn more about the Transcontinental Railroad, click HERE Back to Room 1
    9. 9. Railroad Barons As the railroads expanded Click on any across the United States, several powerful men called “Railroad Barons” soon controlled the railroad traffic. picture to learn These men used their money and influence to dominate the industry. more information about the topic. Click HERE to learn more about the railroad barons in the 1800s. Back to Room 1
    10. 10. Pullman Sleeper Car George Pullman’s invention of the sleeping car in 1859 allowed railroad Click on any passengers to travel in style. Offering gourmet meals, leather seating, picture to learn and air-conditioned cars, the Pullman Sleeper was the ultimate in more information luxury. about the topic. To learn more about the Pullman Sleeper Car, click HERE. Back to Room 1
    11. 11. Alexander Graham Bell An inventor by nature, Alexanderon any Bell looked for ways to make Click Graham life easier for his deaf mother. Whilelearn best known for inventing the picture to he is telephone, Bell is responsible forinformation many other devices and more designing machines. about the topic. Click HERE to watch a Brain Pop video about Alexander Graham Bell. Back to Room 2
    12. 12. Thomas Edison As a young child, Thomas Edison withdrew from school because his Click on any teacher considered him “dumb”. Helearn picture to certainly proved otherwise as he improved several existing more information devices and invented many more. about the topic. To find out more about Thomas Edison, click HERE. Back to Room 2
    13. 13. Ford Model-T Thanks to Henry Ford’s assembly line idea, the Model-T car was Click on any produced efficiently and became thelearn affordable design for the picture to first common person. Assembly lineinformation is still used to mass more production produce goods. about the topic. To learn more about Henry Ford, click HERE. To see a video clip of the first assembly line, click HERE. Back to Room 2
    14. 14. John D. Rockefeller John D. Rockefeller earned his fortune in the oil industry in the Click on any mid-1800s. As the demand for oil to learn picture grew, Rockefeller’s wealth soared. As a philanthropist, Rockefeller informationto the community, more gave back establishing the Universityabout the topic. of Chicago, Rockefeller University, and several foundations that advanced the medical field. To learn more about John D. Rockefeller, click HERE. Back to Room 3
    15. 15. Andrew Carnegie Andrew Carnegie was a very successful business man in the steel Click on any industry. He earned millions by purchasing the companies that picture to learn supplied the needs for his morebusiness. Carnegie, a philanthropist, is own information known for giving back to his community. He founded Carnegie Hall, a about the topic. world famous concert venue and established more than 2,000 libraries. To read a biography on Andrew Carnegie, click HERE. Back to Room 3
    16. 16. Cornelius Vanderbilt One of the richest man in Unitedon any history, Cornelius Vanderbilt Click States earned millions in the 1800s through his involvement in the steamboat picture to learn and railroad industries. During the Civil War, Vanderbilt offered his more information largest ship “The Vanderbilt” to Union forces. about the topic. Click HERE to learn some interesting facts about Cornelius Vanderbilt. Back to Room 3
    17. 17. Children in Factories Insert Artifact Picture Here Many families in the early 1900s struggled to make ends meet. To solve this problem, childrenClick on any work in factories. Children were sent to often worked long hours inpicture to learn dangerous working conditions for very little pay. more information about the topic. Click HERE to learn about child labor in the United States. Back to Room 4
    18. 18. Triangle Shirtwaist Disaster Factory employees in the early 1900s endured very dangerous Click on any conditions. Workers werepicture to learn for long hours with few forced to labor breaks, little pay, and in very tight spaces. These factors all led to a more information tragic incident at the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory. about the topic. Click HERE to watch a video about the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire. Back to Room 4
    19. 19. Union Strike When workers at the Pullman Sleeping Car factory had their pay Click on any reduced, they went on strike. To support them, railroad workers across picture to learn the country refused to touch theinformation more pullman cars, creating a traffic nightmare on the rails. about the topic. Click HERE to find out more information about the Pullman Strike. Back to Room 4

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