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only after _________ successfuly used a steam engine to drill oil did removing oil from below the earth's surface become practical
the __________ reaffirmed the right of the federal government to supervise railroad activities
interstate commerce act
____________ became one of the wealthiest and most powerful industrialists as head of the standard oil company.
the central pacific and union pacific railroads met at promontory point, utah. to create the nation's first __________
_________ made it illegal to form trusts that interfered with free trade between states
sherman antitrust act
recognizing how important railroads were for settling the west, the government made marge __________ to the railroad companies
the central pacific railroad employed thousands of __________ immigrants, while numerous _______ immigrants worked for the union pacific railroad
by the end of the 19th century, a quarter of the nation's railroads had been taken over by________
a corporation that did othing but buy out the stock of other companies was known as a
the violent incident that turned much of the public against the labor movement was known as the
the stockholders of the union pacific railroad used the pullman company to make huge, unearned profits for themselves. true or false?
made it illegal for corporations to interfere with free interstate or international trade
sherman antitrust act
supporter of the great strike of 1877 and organizer of the united mine workers of america
mary harris jones
organized in chicago, 1905, by a group of radical unionists and socialists.
industrial workers of the world
theory that justified the efforts of millionaires and discouraged government interference in big business
a corporation made up of many companies that recieve certificates entitling them to dividends on profits earned
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