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industrialism in U.S

TermDefinition
Henry Bessemer developed a process to make steel stronger
Andrew Carnegie starts to make steel in Pittsburgh,PA. Became one if the riches men in the world.
John D. Rockefeller Standard oil Co. controlled 90% of the oil industry Monopoly
George Westinghouse Westinghouse Electric Co. 1896 developed AC
William Randolph Hearst Developed newspaper business. Owned most of the newspapers in the US by 1900
Madame C.J. Walker First African American woman to become a millionaire
J.P. Morgan Wealthiest and most powerful banker in US during the industrial age.
Natural Resources from nature not made by people Ex.: Iron,coal, timber, water
Human Resources people who work to produce goods and services.
Capital Resources Tools, Machines (money) that companies use to produce goods and services.
Monopoly when one company has control of an industry.
sweatshop hot cramped workshops
Triangle Shirtwaist Company fire broke out and the workers were trapped inside. 150 people died.
Lewis Hine led the movement against child labor.
labor union organized groups working to gain improved working conditions
Samuel Gompers form the American Federation of Labor(AFL)
strike workers refuse to work to try to force businesses to meet their demands.
Mary Harris Jones helped lead the united Mine workers She was known as "Mother Jones"
Labor day created by the labor unions to honor the workers in America.
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