Save
Busy. Please wait.
Log in with Clever
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
Sign up using Clever
or

Username is available taken
show password


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.
Your email address is only used to allow you to reset your password. See 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.
focusNode
Didn't know it?
click below
 
Knew it?
click below
Don't know
Remaining cards (0)
Know
0:00
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

US His - Gilded Age

Unit 2 - Vocabulary list

TermDefinition
Captain of Industry Businessmen that created jobs, increased production, and donated their money to charities
Robber Barrons Businessmen that used ruthless tactics against their competition. They also cut worker wages for higher profits
John D Rockefeller He controlled oil refining in America
Andrew Carnegie He controlled steel production in America
JP Morgan Famous banker that invested in electricity and railroads
Thomas Edison He created the electric light bulb and DC current
Cornelius Vanderbilt He controlled railroads in America
Monopoly Total control of an industry by a single person or company.
Nativism Anger and hatred towards immigrants.
Chinese Exclusion Act Limited the number of Chinese immigrants allowed in the US.
Labor Union Organization of workers that fought for higher pay, shorter workdays and better working conditions
Gilded Age Term that describes the gap from the very wealthy to the very poor in America
Strike When workers stop working
Collective Bargaining When workers and owners negotiate terms of contracts together
Ellis Island Landing site by New York for Immigrants from Europe
Angel Island Landing site by San Francisco for Immigrants from Asia.
Assimilate When Immigrants adopt the culture of their new home country
Created by: khalupka
Popular U.S. History sets

 

 



Voices

Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!
"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards