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Industrial Giant


The energetic search for wealth led to what three things? Corrupt business practices, bribery, cutthroat competition, and "combinations in restraint of trade."
New machinery displaced fully __ percent of the muscular labor formerly required to do a given amount of work in the manufacture of agricultural implements. 50
What machine created a new industry that changed the habits of millions? The Bonsack cigarette-rolling machine
The value of railroad properties and equipment in 1890 was about $8.7 billion
By 1900 the nation had ______ miles of track. 193,000
What was the most important petroleum product before the invention of the gasoline engine and the automobile? Kerosene
Who was the kingpin of the iron and steel industry? Andrew Carnegie
In 1870, the fastest growing oil-refining center was? Cleveland
Who found the Standard Oil Company of Cleveland? John D. Rockefeller
Was the Standard Oil Trust a corporation? No
Created by: kg15



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