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

Ch 22

The Progressive Era

QuestionAnswer
Name the leading industry in the mass production movement. the automobile industry
Explain how Henry Ford transformed the auto industry. - discovered that a smaller unit of profit on a large number of sales meant enormous revenues - the key was mass production - in 1913 he set up assembly lines which greatly reduced the time and cost of producing cars
Name the industies dominated by trusts from 1898 to 1903. - oil - railroads - utilities - steel - tobacco - copper
Describe the important business developments from 1898 to 1909. - oligopoly (control of a commodity or service by a smaller of large, powerful companies - just 1% of the industrial firms were producing nearly half of all manufactured goods - businesses reached abroad for raw materials and new markets
Discuss the important aspects of mass production in the early 20th century. -size - system - organization - marketing - speed of production
Describe the costs to workers of mass production. - lost control of the work pace - new machines ended demand for skilled workers
List the principles of Frederick Taylor's scientific management. - management must take responsibility for job-related knowledge & classify it into "rules, laws, and formulae," & control the workplace through enforced: standardization of methods, adoption of the best implements & working conditions, & cooperation
Discuss the major aspects of U.S. farm life in the early 20th century. - farmers prospered - greater production & expanding urban markets - rural free delivery; Parcel post (1913) - better roads - land prices rose w/ crop prices - farm tenancy increased (many of them African American)
Explain the conditions faced by working women in 1900. - Low pay - Few held skilled jobs; most held clerical jobs - Had to buy their own equipment such as needles, thread, and pay for electricity and chairs to sit on - Were expected to resign when married
Name the leader of the Niagara Movement. - W. E. B. DuBois
Explain the main characteristics of immigration to the U.S. 1901-1920. - came mainly from southern & eastern Europe and Mexico to work - labor agents - called padroni - recruited immigrant workers, found them jobs, & deducted a fee from their wages - moved to & from their homelands - often brought their families
Name the major unions and their leaders in the early 20th century U.S. labor movement. - Women's Trade Union League(WTUL)-Marg. Dreier Robins, Anne Morgan, Jane Addams, Mary McDowell, Julia Lathrop, Dr Alice Hamilton - Am Fed. of Labor(AFL)-Sam Gompers - Ind. Workers of/t World(IWW)-Mary Harris Jones, Eliz. Gurley Flynn, Big Bill Haywood
Describe the important demographical characteristics of the U.S. population in 1920. - median age was 25 (now its 35) - increase in life expectancy - average life span increased - infant mortality rate remained high - cities adopted zoning ordinances
List the important leisure activities of the early 1900's. - baseball - football - movie theaters - phonographs - dancing at night-clubs, restaurants, and hotels - Vaudeville - fiction reading
Describe the important changes in the traditional arts in the early 1900's. - move from ballet dance to modern dance (Isadora Duncan & Ruth St. Denis) - Realist painters: paint life as it really was - Modern art (post impressionists): bold colors, depictions of modern life - Focus on meters (modern poetry)
Created by: hollyannf08