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Chapter 6

Chapter 6 Study Guide

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What spurred the second period of industrial growth in the late 1800's? Technological Innovations
How did the spread of the telephone provide new jobs for many women? v People were needed to operate telephones, women were readily available for the job.
What is the Great Upheaval? A year that was full of intense strikes and labor intensive confrontations.
What did wealthy industrialists believe that the rich had a responsibility to do with their money? Be modest, and refrain from extravagances. They were also to provide for those dependent on them.
What is made up of organizers raising money by selling partial ownership of a company to stockholders? A Corporation.
What did Thomas Edison do to go into the invention business? His first major invention was the telegraph.
What did the Sherman Antitrust Act outlaw? The forming of monopolies and trusts, which restrained trade.
what spurred the development of the horseless carriage? The advanced refining of steel and oil.
Why was Mary Harris Jones called "the most dangerous woman in America"? She worked alongside the Knights of Labor, organizing strikes and giving speeches to inspire the oppressed workers.
When does a trust become a monopoly? When a trust gains exclusive control over an industry, it becomes a monopoly.
What led many workers to organize labor unions? Being underpaid; Low wages.
Were women and children paid more than white males? No, during the time white males were paid more than women and children.
What was the raw material needed to process steel? Iron Ore.
Created by: MLE02