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Industrialization and Urbanization

wordSurvival of the fittest ▲
Robber Barons 1.unscrupulous 19C U.S. industrialist: a wealthy industrialist or businessman of the late 19th century who used unscrupulous business practices
Carnegie An American industrial leader of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Carnegie, a self-made man, immigrated to the United States from Scotland without money and made millions in the steel industry.
Rockefeller an oil magnate who amassed great wealth through the Standard Oil Company and spent about half of his fortune on philanthropic works.
Morgan was an American financier, banker, philanthropist and art collector who dominated corporate finance and industrial consolidation during his time.
Jane Addams was a pioneer settlement worker, founder of Hull House in Chicago, public philosopher, sociologist, author, and leader in woman suffrage and world peace.
Ida Wells Barnett was an African-American journalist, newspaper editor, suffragist and, with her husband, newspaper owner Ferdinand L. Barnett, an early leader in the civil rights movement. She documented lynching in the United States.
Lynching 1.murder for supposed crime: to seize somebody believed to have committed a crime and put him or her to death immediately and without trial, usually by hanging
Booker T Washington was an African-American educator, author, orator, and advisor to Republican presidents. He was the dominant leader in the African-American community in the United States from 1890 to 1915.
Rule of Law the principle that all people and institutions are subject to and accountable to law that is fairly applied and enforced; the principle of government by law.
WEB Dubois was an American sociologist, historian, civil rights activist, Pan-Africanist, author and editor. Born in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, Du Bois grew up in a relatively tolerant and integrated community.
Academic Education Education from academics.
Technical Education Education from technology.
Jim Crow Laws/Black Codes Ways around the 14th and 15th amendments.
Gospel of Wealth is an article written by Andrew Carnegie in 1889[4] that describes the responsibility of philanthropy by the new upper class of self-made rich.
Housing conditions of immigrants Crowded, poor, dirty, and uncomfortable.
Working conditions of immigrants Dangerous, low pay, hot, and risky.
Child Labor Laws refer to laws that determine when and how a minor can be employed.
Labor Unions Unions of labor.
Railroads Transportation.
Created by: ilikeicecream