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Chapter 17 Flashcards
Terms in this set (10)
Gospel of Wealth
Created by Carnegie, idea was for wealthy to donate their money to the community (philanthropy)
Created by Frederick Taylor, organized workers to do specific tasks in factories
Haymarket Square Riot
Demonstration by union workers where a bomb went off killing or injuries dozens. This event hurt the labor movement and the Knights of Labor
Very powerful union leader that focused issues more on higher wages and shorter hours.
Knights of Labor
Established in the 1880s, major union of the decade, made up of unions of many industries and accepted unskilled workers
Controlling every aspect of production from beginning to end
Controlling an industry by monopolizing the market and buying out competitors
Survival of the Fittest
Belief that companies can and should use any tactics necessary to succeed.
Made his millions in steel located in Pittsburgh
American Federation of Labor
National labor union formed by Samuel Gompers in 1886, made up of skilled workers
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