Busy. Please wait.
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
or

Username is available taken
show password

why


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.


Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Don't know
Know
remaining cards
Save
0:01
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards
share
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Chapt. 6 study guide

TermDefinition
Pretroleum drilling for it spurs the oil industry. An oily flamible liquid.
Business Cycle When the American industry experianced good and bad times.
Bessemer Steel Process A new steel making method, that uses less coal.
Thomas Edison Opened a lab in 1876,and found the most ways to use electricity. His most famous invention was practical electric lighting.
Centennial Exhibition An exhibition in Philadelphia to celebrate America's 100th birthday.The telephone and other inventions amazed people.
Patent A document giving inventors rights to make and sell their inventions.
Transcontinental Railroad A railroad that spanned the entire continent.
The railroad companies set up? A standard time and divided the United States into four time zones.
John D. Rockefeller dominated the oil industry.
Andrew Carnegie dominated the steel industry.
Monopolies Wipes out it's compeditors and controls the industry.
Robber Baron Is a business leader through dishonest methods.
Philanthropists they gave large sums of money to charity.
Gilded Age Although society had some wealthy people, there were some serious problems like curropt politics, and wide spread poverty.
Gilded Coverd in gold leaf (can disguise something cheap or rotten.) the wealth of a few people can hide societies problems.
Trust A legal body created to hold stock in many companies, often in the same industry.
Knights of Labor A loose rederation of workers from all different trades. It allowed wemon and African American Workers to join.
Hay Market Affair Union leaders and police clash several are killed.
Pullman Strike caused when railroad workers pay was cut.Grover Cleveland sent out federal troops, and jailed the union leader.
AFL Labor leaders samuel Gompers started a new organization of unions called the American Faderation of Labor.
Sweatshop A place where workers labor for long hours under poor conditions for low pay.
Patent A document protecting inventors rights.
Generator A machine that generates electricity.
Sameul Gompers An organizer of the AFL.
Eugene V. Debs A leader of the American Railway union.
Created by: 1962120076