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Abby US History Vocab
|A process of making steel from pig iron by burning out carbon and other impurities by means of a blast of air forced through the molten metal
|An American inventor who invented the first practical typewriter and the QWERTY keyboard still in use today.
|Alexander Graham Bell
|an eminent scientist, inventor, engineer and innovator who is credited with inventing the first practical telephone.
|a contiguous network of railroad trackage that crosses a continental land mass with terminals at different oceans or continental borders.
|a large French bank
|Munn V. Illinois
|a United States Supreme Court case dealing with corporate rates and agriculture.
|Interstate Commerce Act
|a United States federal law that was designed to regulate the railroad industry, particularly its monopolistic practices.
|a style of management control.
|a strategy used by a business or corporation that seeks to sell a type of product in numerous markets.
|an ideology of society that seeks to apply biological concepts of Darwinism or of evolutionary theory to sociology and politics, often with the assumption that conflict between groups in society leads to social progress as superior groups outcompete infer
|when a specific person or enterprise is the only supplier of a particular commodity
|is a company or firm that owns other companies' outstanding stock.
|is a relationship whereby property (real or personal, tangible or intangible) is held by one party for the benefit of another.
|Sherman Anti-Trust Act
|It prohibits certain business activities that federal government regulators deem to be anticompetitive, and requires the federal government to investigate and pursue trusts, companies, and organizations suspected of being in violation.
|American Federation of Labor
|was one of the first federations of labor unions in the United States.
|is a process of negotiations between employers and a group of employees aimed at reaching agreements that regulate working conditions