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  1. J. Pierpont Morgan
  2. Edward Bellamy
  3. American Railway Union
  4. John Peter Altgeld
  5. Cyrus W. Field
  1. a 1866, laid a transatlantic telegraph cable to Europe.
  2. b Wrote a utopian novel Looking Backward, published in 1888, sold more than 1 million copies. His book was a description of a utopian society in the year 2000, based on nationalism.
  3. c 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.
  4. d Governor of Illinois who demonstrated sympathies for workers and their grievances. He refused to call out the militia to protect employers.
  5. 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

  1. Patented a sewing machine in 1851 and created I. M. Singer and Company. One of the first modern manufacturing corperations.
  2. in Chicago, a strike was taking place at McCormick Harvester Company, when the city police began harassing the strikers and trying to make them disperse in Haymarket Square, when someone threw a bomb that killed seven policemen and injured 67 others, and the policemen, firing into the crowd, killed 4 more people. Conservative Americans demanded retribution, 8 anarchists were tried and sentenced to death. One committed suicide, four were executed and two others had their sentences commuted to life in prison. The bombing represented a new fear of social chaos and radicalism, especially of anarchism.
  3. Invented the incandescent lamp, or lightbulb.
  4. One of Bissell's employees who in 1859, established the first oil well near Titusville, Pa. It produced 500 barrels a month.
  5. 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.

5 True/False questions

  1. Gustevus SwiftDeveloped a relatively small meatpacking company into a great national corperation.

          

  2. Guglielmo MarconiA 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.

          

  3. Pool Arrangementsthe name commonly applied to members of a secret militant labor organization that sometimes used violence. It originated in Ireland.

          

  4. American Federation of LaborLed 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. Molly Maguiresthe name commonly applied to members of a secret militant labor organization that sometimes used violence. It originated in Ireland.