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Chapter 6 S.S. Vocab

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Petroleum A type of oil used in many ways
Patent A document that give people rights to make and sell their inventions
Business Cycle A pattern of good times and bad times for businesses
Bessemer Steel Process A method that uses less coal to make steel
Generator A machine that produces electric current
Thomas Edison An inventor who invented the phone-o-graph and the practical electric lighting
Centennial Exhibition An exhibition in Philadelphia to celebrate America's 100th birthday
Christopher Latham Sholes Invented the typewriter and resembled the piano keys
Elias Howe Made the sewing machine and was awarded for it
Isaac Singer Invented the sewing machine in 1850 and formed the singer company in 1857
Jan Matzeliger Patent for the shoe lasting in 1883 which increased the ability of shoes and decreased the price, also in 1889, the Consolidated Lasting Machine Company was formed
trust a legal body created to hold stock in many other company's, often in the same industry
Gilder Age the 1800s, a time of fabulous wealth
Haymarket Affair a meeting when someone threw a bomb and several people were killed and about a 100 were wounded
standard time a system that divided the U.S. into four time zones
monopoly a company that wipes out its competitors and controls an industry
Alexander G. Bell a Scottish immigrant who taught deaf people and invented the telephone
Andrew Carnegie led the steel indutry
John D. Rockefeller led the oil industry
Samuel Gompers found the AFL and was president of it for 37 years
robber baron a business leader who became wealthy through dishonest methods
Knights of Labor a loose federation of workers from all different trades
philonthropist people who give large sums of money to charity's
AFL focused on improving working conditions
sweatshop places where workers labored long hours under poor conditions for low wages
transcontinental railroad a railroad spanned the the entire country
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