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  1. Pool Arrangements
  2. Terence V. Powderly
  3. Andrew Carnegie
  4. William S. Burroughs
  5. Henry George
  1. a Invented the calculating and adding machine in 1891.
  2. b Led the Knights of Labor in 1870s, moved them into the open away from secracy. Made them enter a period of spectacular expansion.
  3. c Informal agreements among various companies to stabalize rates and divide markets.
  4. d A Scottish immigrant who had worked his way up from modest beginings and in 1873 opened his own steelworks in Pittsburgh. Soon he dominated the industry.
  5. e California writer and activist who published Progress and Poverty in 1879. It became one of the best-selling non-fiction works in American publishing history. He blamed social problems on the ability of a few wealthy monopolists growing wealthy by raising land values.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the name commonly applied to members of a secret militant labor organization that sometimes used violence. It originated in Ireland.
  2. Developed a relatively small meatpacking company into a great national corperation.
  3. Proposed by Henry George, for land it would replace all other texes, which would return the increment to the people. He thought this would distribute wealth more equally and eliminate poverty.
  4. Governor of Illinois who demonstrated sympathies for workers and their grievances. He refused to call out the militia to protect employers.
  5. 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.

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  1. Charles and Frank DuryeaA 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.

          

  2. General ElectricCalifornia writer and activist who published Progress and Poverty in 1879. It became one of the best-selling non-fiction works in American publishing history. He blamed social problems on the ability of a few wealthy monopolists growing wealthy by raising land values.

          

  3. James RittyAlso known as "Scientific Managment", named after its leading theoretician, Frederick Winslow Taylor. He argued that scientific managment was also a way to increase the employers control of the workplace. He urged employers to subdived tasks, to speed up production, and decrease being dependent on a specific worker.

          

  4. Social DarwinismAlso known as "Scientific Managment", named after its leading theoretician, Frederick Winslow Taylor. He argued that scientific managment was also a way to increase the employers control of the workplace. He urged employers to subdived tasks, to speed up production, and decrease being dependent on a specific worker.

          

  5. Christopher SholesWell-known strikebreakers.