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Steel Alloy of iron and carbon that is widely used in construction and other applications because of its hardness and tensile strength-Andrew Carnegie
Henry Bessemer Developed first inexpensive industrial process for the mass-production of steel from molten pig iron prior to the open hearth furnace
Railroad Pullman Strike- Railroad workers walked out because of wage cuts and hours, Pres. Cleveland called in National Guard to stop it
Chicago Location of Haymarket Riot - occured during a labor rally , started when someone threw a bomb killing a police officer
Home Insurance Building
Henry Frick Andrew Carnegie's business partner- whose decisions caused ////
South Fork Fishing and Hunting Club Private exclusive club for wealthy, owned South Fork damn which burst, flooding Johnstown
Jim Hill Owner of Great Northern Railroad
Standard Oil Formed by John D. Rockefeller
Tom Scott
Commodore Nick name for Cornelius Banderbilt
Grand Central Depot American long-distance passenger rail travel, it is the largest such facility in the world by number of platforms[5] with 44 serving 67 tracks along them
Cornelius Vanderbilt American business magnate and philanthropist who built his wealth in railroads and shipping
John D. Rockefeller Controlled oil industry through Standard Oil Company by setting up trusts with other oil companies
Robber Barons Nickname given to industrialists and financiers implying that they stole their fortunes by paying their workers low wages
Captains of Industry Nickname given to industrialists and financiers implying they were steering our country in the direction of economic progress
Vertical Consolidation Gaining control of many different businesses that make up all phases of a product's development
Horizontal Consolidation Bringing together many firms in the same business to form a large company
Cartels Loose association of producers that coordinate prices and production
Laissez Faire Doctrine opposing governmental interference in economic affairs beyond the minimum necessary for the maintenance of peace and property rights
Socialism A way of organizing a society in which major industries are owned and controlled by the government
Eugene V. Debs Socialist who ran for President 5 times, founding members of the Industrial Workers of the World Union
Ellis Island New York port of entry for immigrants
Angel Island San Francisco, Calif. port of enty for immigrants
Suburb Residential area surrounded by a city
Tenement Multistory building divided into apartments to house several families, conditions often unsanitary
Steerage The hold of a ship located under the main deck where animals and cargo are usually held.
Sharecropping A farmer tends some portion of a planter's land and receives a share of the crop at harvest time a s payment
Dawes Act 1887 law that divided reservation land into private family plots
Assimilate People of one culture merge into and become part of another culture
Populist Party Formed in 1891 to advocate a larger money supply and other economic reforms
William J. Bryan Democratic Presidential candidate in 1896,
Plessy v. Ferguson "Separate but Equal"
Grandfather Clause Passage in a law that exempts a group of people from obeying the law if they had met certain conditions before the law was passed
Sufferage Right to vote
Booker T. Washington Told young African Americans to put aside their desire for political equality and focus on building economic security through gaining vocational skills
W.E.B. DuBois Civil Rights Activist-brightest African Americans had to step forward to lead their people in their struggle for political and social equality
Ida B. Wells Crusaded against lynching of blacks
Wyoming First state to allow women to vote
Spoils System The giving of government jobs to friends and supporters by newly elected officials
Republicans Supported high protective tariffs
Democrats Supported lower duties, or taxes, on imported goods
Grange 1867, organization helped southern and western farmers form cooperatives and pressured state legislatures to regulate businesses on which farmers depended
Farmers Alliance Organized agrarian economic midwest movement among American farmers that developed and flourished
James Otis Member of US group called "Committee of Correspondence" that coordinated resistance throughout the colonies to British rule
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