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Chapter 17

Chapter 17-An Industrial Giant Emerges

What government policy did many believe strongly in, during the expansion of industry? Noninterference / Laissez-Faire.
The fittest will always survive / Survival of the Fittest, is what belief or principle? Social Darwinism.
This was to help provide social and cultural benefits for isolated rural communities. National Grange of the Patrons of Husbandry.
This Act states how, "All charges made by railroads 'shall be reasonable and just.'" Interstate Commerce Act.
The outlaw of monopolistic business practices, along with congress prohibiting trusts. Sherman Antitrust Act.
This was a secret organization which was meant to keep its members from employer retaliation. Knights of Labor.
What organization was reactionary, and focused on such things as higher wages and shorter hours? American Federation of Labor (AFL).
Who's argument described Social Darwinism? William Graham Sumner.
What was the first federal regulatory board? Interstate Commerce Commission.
List three things of which the Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC), was able to do. 1.) Supervise the affairs of railroads. 2.) Investigate complaints. 3.) Issue cease and desist orders when the roads acted illegally.
Created by: Crystal Lair