Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

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.
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
remaining cards
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:
restart all cards
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

Gilded Age

Key terms on teh Gilded Age of US History

The Second Industrial Revolution The Technical Revolution
Sometimes called Captains of Industry, these people built large corporations and wealth Robber Barons
This concpet kept politcal power concentrated in the hands of the few Machine Politics
Time period from 1870 to the late 1890's in US History Gilded Age
This person coined the term, "The Gilded Age" Mark Twain
People who come to live in a new country permanently Immigrants
People who invest in business with the intent to make money Financiers
Groups of workers who organize to improve upon their working conditions Labor Unions
Head of the AFL Samuel Gompers
The banning of alcohol in society Prohibition
The right to vote Suffrage
The system in which goods and services are created and consumed Economy
The process of studying factories to improve production Scientific Management
A world-wide Depression in the late 1800's Panic of 1873
The use of technology to improve methods of production and lifestyle Industrialization
The attempt to "unionize" farmers and improve upon their life Grange Movement
Colleges and Univ created to help improve agriculture Land Grant Colleges
Concept which advocated power of the common people over the upper class Populist Movement
Cost of goods and services is artificially increased Inflation
Amount of money in circulation is directly linked to value of gold a government has on hand Gold Standard
Bridges, roads, sewer lines, water and gass lines Infrastructure
Helped discover Alternating Current, which enabled the electrification of the world Nikola Tesla
Standard Oil Founder J P Morgan
Founder of Carnegie Steel, later became a philanthropist Andrew Carnegie
Invented air brakes for trains George Westinghouse
Railroad the connected the Eastern US to the Western US Transcontinental Railroad
He invented Scientific Management Frederick Taylor
Supreme Court case which prohibited the limiting of workers hours daily and weekly Lochner v New York
The shift of population into cities Urbanization
Transportation systems designed to move large amounts of people around an area Mass Transit
Created by: dsalvucci