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Industrial Age

Chapter 17 and Chapter 18

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Who were the Knights of Labor? They were a labor union organization that wanted to reform the labor industry as a whole
What major company in the late 1800's did John D. Rockefeller found? Standard Oil
Andrew Carnegie, a successful business man, believed what about the wealth generated from large corporations? That the wealth generated from the large corporations could be channeled into charitable and other worthy causes.
This is a term used to describe wealthy business men in the 1900's who were unethical and monopolistic in their practices. Robber Barons
Define laissez-faire it is an economic system in which transactions between private parties are free from government interference
What material was too expensive to be used until William Kelly and Henry Bessemer discovered a way to produce this rare metal by the hundreds Steel
Social Darwinism is the belief that___________. the activities of people were governed by the Darwinian principle that the "fittest will always survive"
What do George, Bellamy, Lloyd all have in common. They were all authors of books that had influential attacks on monopoly.
Woman played key roles in the industrial workforce. Name two occupations that woman began to persue. Nursing, Teaching, work in Textile Mills
What were some problems that were a result of expanding cities? crowded neighborhoods, crime ridden, poverty
What are settlement houses Community centers located in poor districts that provided guidance and services to all who would use them
The intense opposition to an internal minority on the grounds of its allegedly un-American characteristics is known as Nativism
What were some results of the modernization of the cities. Paved streets, trolley cars, incandescent lamps, population increase,
___________ focused on improving living conditions rather than on saving soulsl Social Gospel
Define Tenament run-down and often overcrowded apartment house, especially in a poor section of a large city.
an organized massacre of a particular ethnic group, in particular that of Jews in Russia or eastern Europe. pogrom
What was one of the main reasons for new immigration Industrial expansion
What was one problem that arose with mechinization. machines began replacing the need for skilled workers, and those who did work with machinery were at constant risk of injury.
True or False, the tremendous growth of population in the cities made for a dirtier, more crime ridden environment. TRUE
True or False, the larger cities made many kinds of social activity difficult or impossible to maintain in rural areas. TRUE
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