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TermDefinition
Child Labor employment of children in any work that deprives children of their childhood
Union organized association of workers formed to protect and further their rights and interests
Transcontinental RR train route across the United States, finished in 1869
Philanthropy desire to promote the welfare of others, expressed especially by the generous donation of money to good causes.
Monopoly exclusive possession or control of the supply or trade in a commodity or service.
Anti-trust acts federal law passed in 1890 that committed the American government to opposing monopolies
Thomas Edison inventions included the phonograph and incandescent electric light and the microphone and the Kinetoscope
Bessemer Process steel-making process, now largely superseded, in which carbon, silicon, and other impurities are removed from molten pig iron by oxidation in a blast of air in a special tilting retort
Gospel of Wealth article written by Andrew Carnegie in June of 1889 that describes the responsibility of philanthropy by the new upper class of self-made rich.
Interstate Commerce Act of 1887 United States federal law that was designed to regulate the railroad industry,
Alexander Grahem Bell Scottish-born scientist, inventor, engineer, and innovator who is credited with patenting the first practical telephone and founding the American Telephone/
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