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10 terms
Big Business Terms (Big Business)
Free Enterprise
Corporation
Dividend
Trust
economic system in which businesses are owned by private citi…
business owned by many investors. Raises money by selling sto…
payment to stockholders from a corporations profit
group of corporations run by a single board of directors
Free Enterprise
economic system in which businesses are owned by private citi…
Corporation
business owned by many investors. Raises money by selling sto…
14 terms
Big Business
Entrepreneur
Corporation
Stockholder
Laissez-faire
A person who starts up and takes on the risk of a business
A business that is owned by many investors.
partial owner of a company
Policy that government should interfere as little as possible…
Entrepreneur
A person who starts up and takes on the risk of a business
Corporation
A business that is owned by many investors.
14 terms
Big Business
Big Businesses
immigrants worked for lower wages
John D. Rockefeller
farmers moved from the south
was the cause and effect of immigration.
businesses made more money (profit).
created a monopoly through his oil company.
because they were unable to pay mortgages on land and equipme…
Big Businesses
was the cause and effect of immigration.
immigrants worked for lower wages
businesses made more money (profit).
33 terms
Big Business
markets
manufacturing
natural resources
iron ore
Centers where products, goods, and services are sold
The production of goods or services by hand or machine
Raw materials occurring naturally (not man-made)
The raw material needed in order to create steel
markets
Centers where products, goods, and services are sold
manufacturing
The production of goods or services by hand or machine
18 terms
BIG BUSINESS
TRUST
MONOPOLY
URBANIZATION
INDUSTRIALIZATION
multiple businesses controlling price and reducing competion
One business that controls all production and sales
growth of cities
movement from making things by hand to doing things by machines
TRUST
multiple businesses controlling price and reducing competion
MONOPOLY
One business that controls all production and sales
14 terms
Big Business
Big Businesses
immigrants worked for lower wages
John D. Rockefeller
farmers moved from the south
was the cause and effect of immigration.
businesses made more money (profit).
created a monopoly through his oil company.
because they were unable to pay mortgages on land and equipme…
Big Businesses
was the cause and effect of immigration.
immigrants worked for lower wages
businesses made more money (profit).
26 terms
Big Business
Business
Purpose of business
business cycle
boutique
any organisation that produces and sells goods and/or service…
profit and satisfy wants and needs of the consumer
the cyclical fluctuations in the level of economic activity i…
a small retail shop that specialises in gifts, clothing, acce…
Business
any organisation that produces and sells goods and/or service…
Purpose of business
profit and satisfy wants and needs of the consumer
10 terms
Big Business Dictionary (Big Business)
Corporation
Trust
Consolidation
Monopoly
business owned by many investors. Raises money by selling sto…
group of corporations run by a single board of directors
to combine business (buy up smaller companies)
company that completely controls the market of a certain indu…
Corporation
business owned by many investors. Raises money by selling sto…
Trust
group of corporations run by a single board of directors
29 terms
Big Business
resources
products
markets
manufacturing
People, goods, capital, and materials necessary to produce pr…
Goods manufactured using natural resources
Centers where products, goods, and services are sold
The production of goods or services by hand or machine
resources
People, goods, capital, and materials necessary to produce pr…
products
Goods manufactured using natural resources
8 terms
Big Business Dictionary (Big Business)
Free Enterprise
Corporation
Dividend
Trust
economic system in which businesses are owned by private citi…
business owned by many investors. Raises money by selling sto…
payment to stockholders from a corporations profit
group of corporations run by a single board of directors
Free Enterprise
economic system in which businesses are owned by private citi…
Corporation
business owned by many investors. Raises money by selling sto…
10 terms
Big Business Dictionary (Big Business)
Free Enterprise
Corporation
Dividend
Trust
economic system in which businesses are owned by private citi…
business owned by many investors. Raises money by selling sto…
payment to stockholders from a corporations profit
group of corporations run by a single board of directors
Free Enterprise
economic system in which businesses are owned by private citi…
Corporation
business owned by many investors. Raises money by selling sto…
11 terms
Big Business
monopoly
corporation
trust
entrepreneur
a total control of a type of industry by one person or one co…
legally defined organization of people and resources with the…
a combination of firms or corporations formed by a legal agre…
a person who starts a business
monopoly
a total control of a type of industry by one person or one co…
corporation
legally defined organization of people and resources with the…
22 terms
Big Business
Industrial Revolution
Agrarian Society
Industrial Society
Specialized industries
The era in which there was a shift from agriculture to indust…
A society based on farming (agriculture) for its economic bas…
A society based on industry (big business) for its economic b…
Industries that deal with specific products such as meat-pack…
Industrial Revolution
The era in which there was a shift from agriculture to indust…
Agrarian Society
A society based on farming (agriculture) for its economic bas…
17 terms
Big Business and Big Cities
labor union
corporation
competition
monopoly
An organization of workers that tries to improve working cond…
A business owned by stockholders who share in its profits but…
when more than one business tries to sell the same goods or s…
a company that has no competition
labor union
An organization of workers that tries to improve working cond…
corporation
A business owned by stockholders who share in its profits but…
27 terms
BIG Business
Industrial Revolution
Industrial Revolution
Agrarian society
specialized industries
The era in which there was a shift from agriculture to industry
we started using machines (mechanization) for everything inst…
a society based on farming (agriculture) for its economic bas…
industrities that deal with specific products such as meat-pa…
Industrial Revolution
The era in which there was a shift from agriculture to industry
Industrial Revolution
we started using machines (mechanization) for everything inst…
17 terms
Big Cities Big Business
corporation
competition
monopoly
labor union
a business in which many people own shares, or parts, of the…
occurs when more than one business sells the same goods or se…
a company that has no competition
an organization of workers that tries to improve pay and work…
corporation
a business in which many people own shares, or parts, of the…
competition
occurs when more than one business sells the same goods or se…
big cities big business
muckraker
labor union
corporation
competition
1906 - Journalists who searched for corruption in politics an…
An organization of workers that tries to improve working cond…
A business owned by stockholders who share in its profits but…
when more than one business tries to sell the same goods or s…
muckraker
1906 - Journalists who searched for corruption in politics an…
labor union
An organization of workers that tries to improve working cond…
16 terms
Big Business
Economics
Capitalism
Entrepreneur
Laissez faire
the science that deals with the production, distribution, and…
an economic and political system in which a country's trade a…
a person who organizes and operates a business or businesses,…
a policy or attitude of letting things take their own course,…
Economics
the science that deals with the production, distribution, and…
Capitalism
an economic and political system in which a country's trade a…
17 terms
Big Business & Big Cities
corporation
strike
persecution
rapid transit
a business in which many people own shares, or parts, of the…
the stopping of work by workers
unfair treatment or punishment
a system of trains used to move people around cities
corporation
a business in which many people own shares, or parts, of the…
strike
the stopping of work by workers
14 terms
Big Business
Corporation
Stockholders
Stock
Economies of Scale
an organization owned by many people but treated by law as th…
people who own a corporation through shares of ownership
shares of ownership
ability of large manufacturing facilities to produce more goo…
Corporation
an organization owned by many people but treated by law as th…
Stockholders
people who own a corporation through shares of ownership
24 terms
Big Business
Second Industrial Revolution
Bessemer process
Patent
Free enterprise
A period of explosive growth in manufacturing and industry in…
Less expensive, easier way to make steel; developed by Britis…
Exclusive right to manufacture or sell an invention
System in which business operate free from government involve…
Second Industrial Revolution
A period of explosive growth in manufacturing and industry in…
Bessemer process
Less expensive, easier way to make steel; developed by Britis…
16 terms
Big Business
Elijah McCoy
E. Remingtonand Sons
Maragret Knight
Alexander Gram Bell
Oil Cup
Typewritter
Flat Bottom Paper Bag Machine
Telephone
Elijah McCoy
Oil Cup
E. Remingtonand Sons
Typewritter
9 terms
big business
industrial revolution
capital
natural resources
capitalims
a change from making products by hand to products by machine
capital is money that is used to earn more money
a natural resource is a material found in nature that can be…
capitalism is a type of economic system that allows people to…
industrial revolution
a change from making products by hand to products by machine
capital
capital is money that is used to earn more money
22 terms
Big Business
industrial revolution
agrarian society
industrial society
specialized industries
the era in which a change took place from household industrie…
a society based on farming for its economic basis (the way it…
a society based on big business for its economic basis
industries that deal with specific products such as meat pack…
industrial revolution
the era in which a change took place from household industrie…
agrarian society
a society based on farming for its economic basis (the way it…
8 terms
Big Business Grows Bigger
big business
ore
steel
steel mills
sometimes one business owned many factories or smaller busine…
iron is made from ore found in the earth
This new, stronger iron was called steel. Today, railroad... tra…
Carnegie Mellon built factories in Pennsylvania for making st…
big business
sometimes one business owned many factories or smaller busine…
ore
iron is made from ore found in the earth
5 terms
Big Business
monopoly
corporation
trust
labor unions
A company that controls all production and sales of a particu…
A business that is owned by many investors.
a group of corporations that unite in order to reduce competi…
An organization formed by workers to strive for better wages…
monopoly
A company that controls all production and sales of a particu…
corporation
A business that is owned by many investors.
22 terms
Big Business
Big Business Industries
Vanderbilt
Carnegie
Rockefeller
Railroads, Steel, Oil, Banking
Railroads
Steel
Oil
Big Business Industries
Railroads, Steel, Oil, Banking
Vanderbilt
Railroads
17 terms
Big Business
Andrew Carnegie
Henry Bessemer
John D. Rockefeller
Lewis Hine
Steel Industry
Making steel affordable
Oil Industry
Photographed child labor
Andrew Carnegie
Steel Industry
Henry Bessemer
Making steel affordable
11 terms
Big Business Terms (Big Business)
Corporation
Dividend
Trust
Capital
business owned by many investors. Raises money by selling sto…
payment to stockholders from a corporations profit
group of corporations run by a single board of directors
money raised for a business venture
Corporation
business owned by many investors. Raises money by selling sto…
Dividend
payment to stockholders from a corporations profit
10 terms
Big Business Terms (Big Business)
Free Enterprise
Corporation
Dividend
Trust
economic system in which businesses are owned by private citi…
business owned by many investors. Raises money by selling sto…
payment to stockholders from a corporations profit
group of corporations run by a single board of directors
Free Enterprise
economic system in which businesses are owned by private citi…
Corporation
business owned by many investors. Raises money by selling sto…
30 terms
Big Business
Alexander Graham Bell
Andrew Carnegie
Cornelius Vanderbilt
Cyrus Field
Invented the telephone in 1876 to improve communication
In the steel industry, used vertical intergration, business b…
1st Railroad baron, aggressive businessman, figuratively pupp…
Invented the telegraph to go under the Attlantic Ocean
Alexander Graham Bell
Invented the telephone in 1876 to improve communication
Andrew Carnegie
In the steel industry, used vertical intergration, business b…
22 terms
Big Business
Industrial Revolution
Agrarian society
industrial society
specialized industries
The era in which there was a shift from agriculture to indust…
a society based on farming (agriculture) for its economic bas…
a society based on industry (big business) for its economic b…
industries that deal with specific products such as meat-pack…
Industrial Revolution
The era in which there was a shift from agriculture to indust…
Agrarian society
a society based on farming (agriculture) for its economic bas…
16 terms
Big Business
Economics
Capitalism
Entrepreneur
Laissez faire
the science that deals with the production, distribution, and…
an economic and political system in which a country's trade a…
a person who organizes and operates a business or businesses,…
a policy or attitude of letting things take their own course,…
Economics
the science that deals with the production, distribution, and…
Capitalism
an economic and political system in which a country's trade a…
10 terms
big business
oil
Electricity
Steel
Ruthless
The invention of the automobile caused demand for oil.
The invention of the light bulb created huge demand for elect…
cars,railroad,and buildings create demand for steel.
not caring who you hurt to achieve a selfish goal
oil
The invention of the automobile caused demand for oil.
Electricity
The invention of the light bulb created huge demand for elect…
10 terms
big business
oil
electricity
steel
ruthless
the invention of the automobile caused a huge demand for oil
the invention of the light bulb created the huge demand for e…
car, railroads, and buildings demand for steel
not caring who who you hurt to achieve a selfish goal
oil
the invention of the automobile caused a huge demand for oil
electricity
the invention of the light bulb created the huge demand for e…
10 terms
Big Business
Oil
Electricity
Steel
Ruthless
The invention of the automobile caused demand for oil
The invention of the light bulb created huge demand for elect…
Cars, railroad, and buildings created demand for electricity
Not caring who you hurt to achieve a selfish goal
Oil
The invention of the automobile caused demand for oil
Electricity
The invention of the light bulb created huge demand for elect…
10 terms
Big Business
Oil
Electricity
Steel
RuthLess
the invention of the automobile caused demand for oil
the invention of the light bulb created a huge demand for ele…
cars,railroads and buildings created a huge demand for steel
not caring who you hurt achieve a selfish goal
Oil
the invention of the automobile caused demand for oil
Electricity
the invention of the light bulb created a huge demand for ele…
22 terms
Big Cities, Big Business
muckraker
labor union
corporation
competition
1906 - Journalists who searched for corruption in politics an…
An organization of workers that tries to improve working cond…
A business that is owned by many investors.
In Economics, the businesses that provide a good or service t…
muckraker
1906 - Journalists who searched for corruption in politics an…
labor union
An organization of workers that tries to improve working cond…
12 terms
Big Business
corporation
economics of scale
monopoly
cartel
a business owned by investors who buy part of the company thr…
the reduction in the cost of a good brought about especially…
command of an entire market, or industry, by an individual or…
association of producers of a good or service that prices and…
corporation
a business owned by investors who buy part of the company thr…
economics of scale
the reduction in the cost of a good brought about especially…
17 terms
Big Business and Big Cities
Labor Union
Tenement
Rapid Transit
Progressives
Organization of workers that tries to improve pay and working…
Poorly built apartment buildings.
A system of trains used to move people around cities.
People who want change (reform) and think the government shou…
Labor Union
Organization of workers that tries to improve pay and working…
Tenement
Poorly built apartment buildings.
11 terms
Big Business
Andrew Carnegie
Cornelius Vanderbilt
John D. Rockefeller
J.P. Morgan
Steel, Pittsburgh, Homestead iron works
Railroads, trains, shipping
Standard Oil
Stock and finance, General Electric
Andrew Carnegie
Steel, Pittsburgh, Homestead iron works
Cornelius Vanderbilt
Railroads, trains, shipping
11 terms
Big Business
The Gilded Age
John D. Rockefeller
Andrew Carnegie
Cornelius Vanderbuilt
tensions between the rich and poor... Civil War to 1900... Massive…
Standard Oil... Horizontal integration... guaranteed the consistent…
Carnegie Steel... Vertical integration... ruthless in keeping down…
Railroad spanning several states lowering shipping costs, inc…
The Gilded Age
tensions between the rich and poor... Civil War to 1900... Massive…
John D. Rockefeller
Standard Oil... Horizontal integration... guaranteed the consistent…
10 terms
Big Business
Oil
Electricity
Steel
Ruthless
The invention of the automobile caused demand for oil.
The invention of the light bulb created huge demand for elect…
Cars,railroads,and buildings created demand for steel.
Not caring who you hurt to achieve a selfish goal.
Oil
The invention of the automobile caused demand for oil.
Electricity
The invention of the light bulb created huge demand for elect…
25 terms
The Big Business
Industrial Revoution
Agrarian Society
Industrial Society
Specialized Industrial
the era in which there was a shift from agriculture to indust…
a society based on farming (agriculture) for its economic bas…
a society based on industry (big business) for its economic b…
industries that deal with specific products such as meat- pac…
Industrial Revoution
the era in which there was a shift from agriculture to indust…
Agrarian Society
a society based on farming (agriculture) for its economic bas…
11 terms
Robber Barons & Big Business
Robber Baron
John D. Rockefeller
Andrew Carnegie
Cornelius Vanderbilt
- An insulting name for one of the wealthy, powerful men in t…
- Owner of Standard Oil. ... - Richest man in U.S. History.
- Owner of U.S. Steel.... - Used the Bessemer Process before any…
- Owned Railroads.... - Had lavish parties that wasted thousands…
Robber Baron
- An insulting name for one of the wealthy, powerful men in t…
John D. Rockefeller
- Owner of Standard Oil. ... - Richest man in U.S. History.
18 terms
Industry and Big Business
Industry
Economy
Agriculture
Textile
Any general business activity
The management of the resources of a community, country, etc.…
The production of crops, livestock and poultry.
A type of cloth or fabric
Industry
Any general business activity
Economy
The management of the resources of a community, country, etc.…
14 terms
Big Business
Consolidation
Stock
Mass production
Monopoly
Combine separate companies into one new company
Shares of ownership a company sells in it's business
Production of large quantities of goods
Total control of an industry ( no competition)
Consolidation
Combine separate companies into one new company
Stock
Shares of ownership a company sells in it's business
24 terms
Big Business
Second Industrial Revolution
Bessemer process
Patent
Free enterprise
A period of explosive growth in manufacturing and industry in…
Less expensive, easier way to make steel; developed by Britis…
Exclusive right to manufacture or sell an invention
System in which business operate free from government involve…
Second Industrial Revolution
A period of explosive growth in manufacturing and industry in…
Bessemer process
Less expensive, easier way to make steel; developed by Britis…
11 terms
big business
Old immigrants
New Immigrants
Steerage
Tenements
Immigrants who came to the United States... before the 1880's;…
Immigrants who came to the United States... after the 1880's; m…
Area in a ship's lower level; many immigrants... who came to th…
Poorly built, over crowded housing where... many immigrants liv…
Old immigrants
Immigrants who came to the United States... before the 1880's;…
New Immigrants
Immigrants who came to the United States... after the 1880's; m…
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