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chap.6 s.s vocab

social studies

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Petroleum an oily flammable liquid
patent a document giving an inventor rights to make and sell their inventions.
business cycle a pattern of good and bad times in business.
Bessemer steel process new steel making method , uses less coal.
generator is a machine that produces electric current.
Thomas Edison opened a lab in the year of 176,found the most ways to use electricity.
Alexander Grambell invents the telephone on the date of 1876
centennial exhibittion was an event when you can show your inventions.celabrate 100 birthday
Christopher Latham Soles Developed the first typewriter
Elias Howe made the first sewing machine
Isaac Singer invented the sewing machine in 1850
Jan matzeliger patent for the shoe lasting machine in 1883
Glided age Was a national organization of unions that included about 1.7 million members by 1904
Haymarket Affair in 1886 a union protest resulted in about 100 dead after an unknown person threw a bomb and police opened fire on the crowd.
standard time a system adopted in 1918 that divide the united states into four time zones.
monopoly is a company that wipes out its competitors and controls a industry.a
Andrew carnegie led steel industry.
Jhon D. Rockefeller led the oil industry.
Samuel Gompers us labor leader
robber baron was a business leader who became wealthy through dishonest methods.
knights of labor it was a loose federation of workers from a diffrent trade .
philanthropist a person who gives large sums of money to charities.
AFL (American federation of labor) a national organazation of labor unions founded in 1886.
Sweatshop is a place where workers labored long hours under poor conditions for low wages.
transcontinental railroad the transcontinental railroad was a railroad that went around the continents.
hoover he was one of americas presidents. He was the 31st president in the years of 1929-1933.He wanted poverty to banish.
coolidge coolidge was the 30th president of the united states.He was president in the years of 1923-1929.He becomes president because harding dies.
harding harding was the 29th president of the united states. He was president in the years of 1921-1923.Hedies and coolidge becomes president.
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