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The belief that only the fittest survive and theory of evolution
He believed in communism
Combined in East and west had the 2 railroads met. increased industrialization. WE can now specialize
Rural versus Urban
We needed more workers in the factory. WE use to be a farming society but now become industry society.
Way to refine oil. That it was harmful when he combined all his companies.
Built a steel mill empire; US STEEL donated to charities
Assembly line and interchangeable parts
Businesses who bought to eliminate all competition from that specific industry (ex: oil, steel, RR)
Farmers struggles in the late 18th century
Debt, the railroads but were controlled by monopolizes, Banks could charge really high interest rates
farmers goal was to regulate banks
no japan immigrants work in the USA
Where did most immigrants come from?
Most immigrants came from eastern and central europe
american citizens who did not like people that were born in USA
Chinese Exclusion Act
(1882) Denied any additional Chinese laborers to enter the country while allowing students and merchants to immigrate.
Civil Service Exam
stopped owners from hiring there friends
Better wages, safer working conditions
African Americans who moved from South to Kansas for more jobs
Made the light bulb
Alexander Graham Bell
Led to monopolies because the government did not wanna do anything
TO stop monopolies