The Industrial Age Flashcards

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Which of the following most freed manufactures from restrictions on where gactories can be built
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Electricity
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Pullman Illinois was an unusual town in that it
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Was built by a company to house its workers
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Andrew Carnegie gained control of a large percentage of the steel industry by doing all of the following except
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Cutting quality of his products
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Which of the following is true of the Sherman antitrust act
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It was practically impossible to enforce
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Social Darwinism was used to justify all of the following except
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Gov’t regulation of business and the economy
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In what industry did the great strike of 1877 take place
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Railroads
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In which of the following places did 145 female workers die in a fire
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The triangle shirtwaist factory
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In the late 1800’s collective bargaining was technique used to
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Win workers rights
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A common method industrialists used to create a monopoly was vertical integration. What is it
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Controlling the entire production process
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A common method industrialists used to create a monopoly was horizontal integration. What is it
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Buying out rival competitors
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The use of standardized time that utilized times zones was introduced in order to benefit
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Railroad companies and train travelers
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Eugene debs
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Labor leader
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George Pullman
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Industrialist
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Samuel gompers
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Labor leader
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Thomas edison
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Inventor
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John rockefeller
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Industrialist
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William big bill haywood
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Labor leader
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Andrew Carnegie
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Industrialist
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Alexander graham bell
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Inventor

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