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Child factory workers were stopped by which political movement? Progressives
Instead of wanting children to work in factories, where did the Progressives want children to go? to school
Which era, or time period, is most associated with the efforts to end child labor in the United States? early 1900s
The Industrial Revolution had a huge impact on the workplace. In an effort to create cheap goods, laborers often dealt with ___. poor working conditions
When workers became unhappy with their working conditions, they organized __________ to fight to improve the working conditions. labor unions
Which era, or time period, is credited with causing such changes as improving workplace conditions, food safety, housing standards, and the passage of the 16th, 17th, 18th and 19th Amendments? The Progressive Era
What was an outcome of the Industrial Revolution? rise of monopoloies
Laws regulating child labor in South Carolina are most associated with what 20th century historic period? Progressive
What resulted from the advances in transportation and industry that occurred in America between the end of the Civil War and 1900? Thousands of people migrated from rural areas to Northern cities like New York, Chicago, and Pittsburgh.
Why did people leave farms to work in Northern cities? Northern cities had resources and transportation which allowed them to become prime locations for factories. The workers left the farms to work in the factories.
Which group was MOST concerned with helping improve the dangerous working conditions in early-20th century industry? Progressives
What were the Populists concerned with? agricultural or farming issues
Why did the South continue to trail the north in economically and in the number of factories located there? The South lacked capital and an educated labor force because most of their efforts were put towards rebuilding cities after the Civil War.
How did American industrial leaders earn great wealth during the late 1800s? by creating monopolies and establishing trusts
American Federation of Labor This was a progressive movement organization founded in 1886 working for higher wages, job security, and better working conditions for all employees.
Food and Drug Administration This was one of the progressive laws that would oversee the safety of food and drug production
Populism a political party that worked to support the rights of laborers and farmers
Agrarian people make their money by farming
Temperance Movement also called Prohibition when America was against drinking and making alcohol
Progressive Movement This was a middle class movement that promoted the idea that society's problems could be solved by the passage of laws
Gilded Age from about 1877 to 1893 in America when the rich lived a fancy lifestyle and the workers worked to support them.
Robber Baron a buisnessman who had great wealth and influence
Natural resource things found in nature that people can use
Human resources people who work to produce goods and services
Capital resources tools and machines that companies use to produce goods and services
Andrew Carnegie He was a Scottish immigrant who contributed entrepreneurial skills to the growth of our nation primarily through the steel industry.
Monopoly to completely control a business or industry
Free Enterprise an economic system in which people are free to start their own businesses and own their own property
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