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Chapter 6 Study Guid

What spurred the second period of industrial growth in the late 1800's? In the late 1800s a second period of industrial growth was spurred by the steel industry depended on the mining of copper as a raw material.
How did the spread of the telephone provide new jobs for many women? Before the telephone was invented people communicated in many ways. If people did not know a telephone number, they could dial an operator to help them connect the call.
What is the Great Upheaval? was the forced removal by the British of the Acadian people from the present day Canadian Maritime provinces
What did wealthy industrialists believe that the rich had a responsibility to do with their money? In his essay "Wealth," published in the North American Review in 1889, the industrialist Andrew Carnegie argued that individual capitalists.
What is made up of organizers raising money by selling partial ownership of a company to stockholders? proposing that the U.S. Congress grant patents opening up a hardware store opening organizers to raise money by selling partial ownership of a company to stockholders, who then receive a percentage of the company's profits.
What did Thomas Edison do to go into the invention busines? Thomas Edison’s Inventions helped usher the world into a new age.
What did the Sherman Antitrust Act outlaw? The sherman antitrust act outlawed monopolizing and trusts.
what spurred the development of the horseless carriage? In 1864 Siegfried Marcus built the first gasoline powered combustion engine,
Why was Mary Harris Jones called "the most dangerous woman in America"? In 1902 she was called "the most dangerous woman in America" for her success in organizing mine workers and their families against the mine owners.
When does a trust become a monopoly? A trust or corporate trust is an American English term for a large business with significant market power
What led many workers to organize labor unions? The labor movement in the united states grew out of the common interests of workers.For those in the industrial sector, organized labor unions fought for better wages, reasonable hours and safer working conditions.
Were women and children paid more than white males? No, men don't work harder than women. Across industries, white women make about 79 cents to the white man's dollar wages.
What was the raw material needed to process steel? The raw material needed for making steel is iron ore.
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