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History #1 test
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Who dominated the steel industry?
Who dominated the oil industry?
John D. Rockefeller
Who dominated the railroad industry?
Who created a massive passenger railroad car industry?
Who donated money after making their fortunes?
Who developed a system to mass produce steel?
what was steel was needed to build?
bridges, iron rails, and buildings
What is the steel capital of the world?
What is vertical integration?
Control of the production, distribution, and exhibition of a film or other cultural product by one company
What is the most dominant steel company in the world?
Carnegie steel co.
What can crude oil be used for?
Kerosene for light or fuel
Who discovered oil in Titusville,PA?
Edwin L. Drake
Who discovered oil in Beaumont, TX?
What was the most dominate oil company in the world?
Standard oil co.
What is Horizontal Consolidation?
The process of bringing together many firms in the same business to form one large company
What was the most common form of transportation in the late 1800s?
What is the Transcontinental Railroad?
railroad that stretches across a continent from coast to coast
What were the two companies that built the transcontinental railroad?
central pacific and Union Pacific
Who were the main source of labor for companies?
Where did the two companies that built the transcontinental railroad complete the project at?
the Sierra Nevada Mts.
Who was the California governor that drove in the last spike?
who created the first working airplane? and where was it flown at?
the wright brothers and kitty hawk
Who created the telegraph?
what was the leading telegraph company?
Who created the telephone?
Alexander Graham Bell
what was the most dominate telephone company in the world?
bell telephone co.
Who invented the light bulb in 1879?
Name 4 industrial workers...
women, children, African Americans, Immigrants
Who moved to the north to find industrial jobs?
How many hours did industrial workers work?
how much money did the industrial workers get paid per week?
Who organized the Knights of Labor?
How did the railroad strike of 1877 begin?
Railroad workers went on strike after a wage cut.
What did the railroad workers do while on strike?
they damaged the trains
Who ordered federal troops into the area which lead to defeat to the workers?
Rutherford b hayes
What happened after McCormick harvesting company gave them a 8 hr work day?
the hay market riot of 1866
who gave the steel workers at Carnegie steel co. a pay cut?
Henry clay frick
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