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Set IV People of the Industral Revolution

Flash Quiz I
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Bessemer Process
an industrial process for making steel using a Bessemer converter to blast air through molten iron and thus burning the excess carbon and impurities
W.E.B. Dubois
1st black to earn Ph.D. from Harvard, encouraged blacks to resist systems of segregation and discrimination, helped create NAACP in 1910
Tuskegee Institute
Booker T. Washington built this school to educate black students on learning how to support themselves and prosper
Federal Trade Commission
an independent agency of the United States federal government that maintains fair and free competition
Woodrow Wilson
28th President of the United States
Muckrakers
1906 - Journalists who searched for corruption in politics and big business
Populist Movement
A movement developed from farmers' alliances in reaction to falling crop prices and poor credit facilities.
John D. Rockefeller
formed Standard Oil Trust and made millions while monopolizing the oil industry
Andrew Carnegie
United States industrialist (steel) and philanthropist who endowed education and public libraries and research trusts.
Cornelius Vanderbilt
financier who accumulated great wealth from railroad and shipping businesses, he concentrated railroads and popularized the use of steel in railroads
Karl Marx
Father of Communism
Wrote: The Communist Manifesto
Adam Smith
Supported Capitalism
Wrote: The Wealth of Nations
Unions
Groups of Workers who join together to form a labor organizations