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APUSH chapter 24

Union Pacific Railroad
this railroad ran from Omaha to the west
Central Pacific Railroad
this railraod ran from Sacramento, CA to the Sierra Nevadas
Leland Stanford
(CA) political connections
Collis Huntington
adept lobbyist
Northern Pacific Railroad
this railroad ran from Lake Superior to Puget Sound
Great Northern Railroad
this railroad ran from Deluth to Seattle
chinese laborers
ex-union army irish soldiers (laborers)
golden spike
Promentary Pt., Utah
Transcontinental Railroad
this linked the country and telegraph and telephone, also a monumental achievement
James Hill
partner in the St. Paul & Pacific RR battle for N.P.R.R., stock tremors 1901
Andrew Carnegie
carnegie steel co., philanthropist, came to the U.S. in 1818 from Scotland
Vertical Integration
combined 1 organization all phases of manufacturing from mining to marketing
Horizontal Integration
allying with competitors to monopolize a given market
helped build skyscrapers & RR tracks, much stronger than iron
a device for controlling rivals, MONOPOLY
interlocking detectorates
consolidate rival enterprises to ensure future harmony by placing officers of his own banking syndicate on their various board of directors
interstate commerce act
prohibited rebates and pools and required the railroads to pubish their rates openly
wabash case
individual states had no power to regulate interstate commerce
american federation of labor
gave workers more rights better conditions and wages
knights of labor
embraced workers in many occupations, one of the most powerful early unions
sherman anti-trust act
regulated operations of corporate trusts and declared that every contract combination in the form of trust or other act in restraint of trade was illegal
bessemer process
made cheap steel
pittsburgh plus
pricing system in the steel industry
yellow-dog contracts
agreements not t join Labor Union
employers locked their doors on rebellious workers
names of agitators
National Labor Union
represented a giant bootstride by workers, lasted 6 years, 100000 men.
Haymarket Square
bomb in chicago labor disorders broke out on may 4 1886 chicago police advanced on a meeting called to protest alleged brutalities by the authorities
meat packing in chicago
Social Darwinism
natural selection
Reverend Russell Conwell
acres of diamonds lectures
Munn v. Illinois
the public can regulate business ruled against RRs.
Alexander Graham Bell
Thomas Edison
team up to protect profits
"MR. Railroad" steamboats, ferry service.
Henry Clay Flick
VP of carnegie steel co.