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US HIstory final ac

Monopoly exclusive control of a commodity or service in a particular market, or a control that makes possible the manipulation of prices.
Cities (late 1800's - early 1900s) Crowded, trash, crime, water, many people = competition for jobs, intermingling of class, bad economy, slums
Effects of Railroad Industry (late 1800's - early 1900s) 1865, there were 35000 miles of railways in USA Towns fought to make railroads Brought labor union strikes because it brought death, wage cuts and scheeming with other railroad companies
Old vs. New Immigration (late 1800's - early 1900s) Old- American's welcomed immigrants, who came from Ireland and Germany New- Came in much larger numbers and American's didn't appreciate them coming in Mainly Italy, Greece, Austria-Hungary, Russia and Poland
Reasons for Industrial Age (late 1800's - early 1900s) Came in with the booming of railroads, steam engine, oil, steel, and banking
Cornelius Vanderbilt John D. Rockefellar Andrew Carnegie JP Morgan (late 1800's - early 1900s) Big Businessman of railroads Oil Steel Banking
Imperialism (late 1800's - early 1900s) When a country tries to gain/take over territories for resources (1898 when US took over Philippines, Hawaii, Cuba, and Alaska)
Reasons for Imperialism (late 1800's - early 1900s) America wanted the resources from other countries and it brought in trade from other countries
Panama Canal (late 1800's - early 1900s) Teddy Roosevelt wanted to get Presidency so he built it off of the Panama Canal American's helped Panama gain independence and allowed Americans to build canal
Progressivism (early 1900s - 1920s) the political orientation of those who favor progress toward better conditions in government and society.
Muckraker (early 1900s - 1920s) one who spreads real or alleged scandal about another (usually for political advantage)
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