← APUSH Chapter 17 Test
5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- J. Pierpont Morgan
- Pool Arrangements
- Labor Contract Law
- George Bissell
- The Gospel of Wealth
- a 1901, written by Andrew Carnegie. In it he said how the wealthy should consider all revenues in excess of their own needs "trust funds" to be used for the good of the community.
- b Pennsylvania business man who showed the petroleum could be burned in lamps and also yeild such products as parafin, naphtha, and lubricating oil. He began raising money for drilling.
- c Industrial employers recruited many immigrants under this contract until its repeal in 1885. It permitted them to pay for the passage of workers in advance and deduct the amount later from their wages.
- d Informal agreements among various companies to stabalize rates and divide markets.
- e A banker who, in 1901, bought Carnigie Steel for 450 million. He merged this steel company with his others and created a giant United States Steel Corperation. This controlled 2/3 of the country's steel production.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Two brothers from Ohio who owned a bicycle shop in which they began to construct a glider that could be propelled through the air by an internal-combustion engine. Four years after they began experimenting they tested a flight at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. The airplane took off and travel 120ft for 12 seconds before hitting the ground again.
- the name commonly applied to members of a secret militant labor organization that sometimes used violence. It originated in Ireland.
- Invented the typewriter in 1868.
- The application of Charles Darwin's law of evolution and natural selection among species to human society. In a human society only the fittest individuals survived nd flourished in the marketplace.
- Led by Eugene Debs, he refused to handle Pullman cars and equiptment. Within a few days thousands of railroad workers and territories were on strike. Transportation from chicago to the Pacific Coast was paralyzed.
5 True/False Questions
Gustevus Swift → Developed a relatively small meatpacking company into a great national corperation.
Guglielmo Marconi → An italian inventor who took the first steps to develop the radio in the 1890s. His technology quickly found its way to the U.S.
American Federation of Labor → Led by Eugene Debs, he refused to handle Pullman cars and equiptment. Within a few days thousands of railroad workers and territories were on strike. Transportation from chicago to the Pacific Coast was paralyzed.
Alexander Graham Bell → A sociologist who wrote Dynamic Sociology in 1883. He argued that civilization was not governed by natural selection, but by human intellegence, which was capable of shaping society as it wished.
Homestead Strike → in Chicago in 1894, Pullman cut wages but refused to lower rents in the company town. So the workers went on strike.