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What were the four causes of American industrial growth in the second half of the ninneteenth century?
The nation grew, the enhancement of industrial expansion, industry benefited from a sympathetic government, and new sources of power help industrial expansion.
In which industry was each of the following men a leader.
A. Andrew Carnegie
B. John D. Rockefeller
C. J.P. Morgan
D. James J. Hill
E. Cornelius Vanderbilt
What was unique about the success of James J. Hill?
He did it without government influence.
What was the most important invention in communications in the late nineteenth century, and who invented it?
Name two of Thomas Edisons most influential inventions.
Light bulb and the power system.
What four issues dominated American politics from the mid 1870's to the end of the nineteenth century?
Government corruption, civil service reforms, tariff revision, and regulations of the trusts.
How did republicans and democrats differ concerning the tarrif in the late nineteenth century?
Republicans didn't like them while democrats supported them.
Why was the Fifty first Congress called "the Billion Dollar Congress?"
The annual budget exceeded a billion dollars.
What was the most enduring achievment of the American Federation of Labor?
Acceptance of 8 hour work days as a standard.
Name the two major labor strikes of the 1800's.
Haymarket Riot, and Pullman Strike.
What industry did most farmers blame for their low profits?
Whats the difference between the campaigns of the two canidates in the 1896 presidential election, William McKinley and William Jennings Bryan.
McKinley was pro- tariff and big business while Bryan wanted government with social conscience.
List two advantages and two disadvantages of living in the city in the late 1800's.
Better job opportunities and industrialization. Over population and diseases.
What is the major difference between a traditional hymn and a gospel song?
A hymn is a song or ode in praise or honor of God, a deity, a nation. A gospel is of, pertaining to, or proclaiming the gospel.
Who is the most prolific hymn writer of the late nineteenth century?