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What does "gilded" mean?

Covered with gold

1

What metal helped spur the industrial revolution?

Steel

2

What process helped to make steel cheaper?

Besseman process

3

What raw resource - that once it is refined creates gasoline, kerosene, and a distillate?

Oil

4

What railroad connects the west to the east?

Transcontinental railroad

5

Who were the first in flight?

The Wright Brothers

6

What is the name of the dots and dashes used in telegraph messages?

Morse code

7

Who invented the telephone?

Alexander Graham Bell

8

Who is known as the "Wizard of Menlo Park"?

Thomas Edison

9

Name two of the invention of the "Wizard of Menlo Park"?

Power grid
Phonograph
Lightbulb
Improved the telephone and telegraph