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The American History

the practice of combining separate companies into 1 consolidation
powerful and aggresive businessmen who controlled the nations railroads railroad baron
the uniform width of 4 feet 8.5 inches for railroad tracks, adopted during the 1880s standard gauge
dicount or return of a payment rebate
a group sharing in some activity for example among railroad barons who made secret agreements and set rates among themselves pool
Americas first mass production car made by Ford Motor Company Model T
a system with machines and workers arranged so that each person performs an assigned task again and again as items pass before him or her assembly line
the production of large quantities of goods using machinery and often an assembly line mass production
a business in which investors own shares corporation
shares of ownership a company sells in its business which often carries voting power stock
a person who invests in a corporation by buying stock and is a partial owner shareholder
a stockholders share of a companys profits usually as a cash payment
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