MAIN HEADING: Since the 1830s many different ________________ and ____________________ have made their home in Iowa
MAIN HEADING: Early Iowa industry was mainly....
RAILROADS COME TO IOWA: What first made it possible for Iowa factories to receive raw materials from places outside the state and to ship their products long distances
RAILROADS COME TO IOWA: Iowa factories historically were located in what part of the state?
FEED AND LIVESTOCK: Name the Cedar Rapids company known for processing oats and made its start after the coming of the railroad
FEED AND LIVESTOCK: John Morrell and Company, Sinclair and Rath Packing Company are known for what type of business?
COAL: Because of the heavy use of railroads, what Iowa industry became important as a source of fuel?
COAL: What groups began coming to Iowa to work in the thriving coal mines?
COAL: There are no active coal mines in Iowa today
FOR THE FARM: In 1918, what world famous farm machinery company established a factory Waterloo?
FOR THE FARM: In 1893 an Iowa farm worker, John Frohlich, built the first _______________________
FOR THE FARM: In 1926 Henry A. Wallace founded the Hi-Bred Corn Company in Johnston near Des Moines which specialized in creating....
FOR THE FARM: The _______ _____________ industry includes businesses that produce pharmaceuticals, facilities that conduct biotechnology research or genetic testing, producers of chemical products, and facilities that provide medical diagnostic services.
NON-FARM INDUSTRIES: What Iowa company made radio equipment for the U.S. military in World War 2 and later created equipment used by astronauts in space missions?
NON-FARM INDUSTRIES: the company now named _____________-_______________, has become a provider of aviation and information technology for the government and the world's aircraft manufacturers.
NON-FARM INDUSTRIES: The ______________ _________________ in Newton began making washing machines in 1907
NON-FARM INDUSTRIES: This company specialized in making refrigerators, and by the 1960s they also introduced the Radarange, the first microwave oven.
NON-FARM INDUSTRIES: Newspaper and magazine, telephone, radio, television, Internet and videoconferencing businesses have been instrumental in keeping Iowans connected to other parts of the world. This Iowa company is an example of these types of communication.
NON-FARM INDUSTRIES: Iowa is a leader in the _____________________ industry, employing over 60,000 people within the state (Principal Financial Group is a famous example)