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Type of monopoly where a company buys out all of its competition. Ex. Rockefeller
United States financier who accumulated great wealth from railroad and shipping businesses (1794-1877)
United States industrialist and philanthropist who endowed education and public libraries and research trusts (1835-1919)
SPECIAL ACCOUNT THAT PROVIDES MONEY FOR SPECIFIC TYPES OF EXPENDITURES, SUCH AS SOCIAL SECURITY
an organization that is authorized by law to carry on an activity but treated as though it were a single person
an organization linked to a political party that often controlled local government
party leaders, usually in an urban district, who exercised tight control over electioneering and patronage
most notorious political machine; NY city; Marcy Tweed also know as Boss Tweed became head in 1863
1870s - 1890s; time period looked good on the outside, despite the corrupt politics & growing gap between the rich & poor
United States industrialist who made a fortune in the oil business and gave half of it away (1839-1937)
The first truly universal mass-entertainment medium, which reached all areas of the country and all levels of the population, was the...
Made the Moody Bible Institute. Helped generations of urban evangelists to adapt traditional Christianity into city life.
People who'd built fortunes by swindling investors and taxpayers, and bribing officials
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