Industrial Age


  • Farm work provided many Americans with jobs.
  • Americans were needed as clerks, bookkeepers,
secretaries, typists, and telephone operators.
  • They found work in slaughter houses and also heavy
industries such as coal and steels.
  • Over 6 million people worked in factories.
  • In 1900 20% of American workers were women
they made clothing and cooked.
  • The government supplied many jobs during this time.
  • The average amount of timed worked was 59 hours.
  • The average amount of money mad was 22 cents an hour.

  • The radio was invented by Guglielmo Marconi.

  • The purpose was to send signals from one device
to another.
  • Ships started to use them to communicate.
Radio Invention
  • Wilhelm Conrad Roengen discovered x-rays.
  • They can see through you to your skeleton to see if any
bones could be broken.

  • Was discovered on December 17,1903.
  • Orville and Wilbur Wright invented it.
Wright Brothers invention of the airplane

Salvation Army
  • The salvation army is a privately funded
nonprofit organization that provides entertainment
an other utilities to American soldiers, sailors,
marines, and airmen.
  • The salvation army was founded in the
beginning of world war II it was for soldiers seeking
respite from there military jobs.
  • Over 3,000 salvation army centers are
around the world.

  • The YMCA provided moral welfare services
for people in the military.
  • The YMCA worked with the railroad workers,
miners, lumbermen, and its assisted immigrants.
  • In 1910 twenty five YMCA's were built in twenty three cities.
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