Contribution Of Immigrants

By: Ja'Quaveous Scott & Damon Trass

Arturo Toscanini was an Italian conductor. He was one of the most acclaimed musicians of the late 19th and 20th century, renowned for his intensity, his perfectionism, his ear for orchestral detail and sonority, and his photographic memory.

Born-March 25, 1867

Died-January 16, 1957

Alexander Graham Bell was an eminent scientist, inventor, engineer and innovator who is credited with inventing the first practical telephone.

Born-March 3, 1847

Died-August 2, 1922

Andrew Carnegie was a Scottish-American industrialist who led the enormous expansion of the American steel industry in the late 19th century. He was also one of the highest profile philanthropists of his era; his 1889 article proclaiming "The Gospel of Wealth".

Leo Henricus Arthur Baekeland was a Belgian-born American chemist. He invented Velox photographic paper in 1893 and Bakelite in 1907. His invention of Bakelite, an inexpensive, nonflammable, versatile, and popular plastic, marked the beginning of the modern plastics industry.

Born-November 14, 1863

Died-February 23, 1944

Samuel Goldwyn also known as Samuel Goldfish, was an American film producer. He was most well known for being the founding contributor and executive of several motion picture studios in Hollywood.

He was also one of the Jewish immigrant along with Louis Mayer from Eastern Europe

Born-July 1879

Died-January 31, 1974

Louis Burt Mayer was an American film producer. He is generally cited as the creator of the "star system" within Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) in its golden years. He was one of the founders of AMPAS famous for its "Oscars" Academy Award. Known always as Louis B. Mayer and often simply as "L.B.", he believed in wholesome entertainment and went to great lengths so that MGM had "more stars than there are in the heavens".

Born-July 12, 1884

Died-October 29, 1957


The Contribution Of Immigrants was just when immigrants were important to the new American Economy, desperate for money newcomers took whatever jobs they could find, there were all kinds of newcomers such as Chinese, Irish, and Mexican and they all laid down hundreds of miles of railroad track in the West.  

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