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30 terms
Gilded Age
BUSINESS CONSOLIDATION... TRUSTS, HOLDING…
Government Subsides... Period 6, Key Con…
Standard of Living... Period 6, Key Conc…
Laissez-faire... Period 6, Key Concept 6…
Definitions from Wikipedia.org: In business, consolidation is…
Definition from investopedia.com: A benefit given by the gove…
Definition from Wikipedia: the level of wealth, comfort, mate…
Definition: economic model proposed by Adam Smith that said t…
BUSINESS CONSOLIDATION... TRUSTS, HOLDING…
Definitions from Wikipedia.org: In business, consolidation is…
Government Subsides... Period 6, Key Con…
Definition from investopedia.com: A benefit given by the gove…
28 terms
Gilded Age
Americanization
Assimilation
Andrew Carnegie
Bessemer Process
This process was designed to make immigrants more "Americaniz…
The process by which a person or a group's language and/or cu…
This man was the founder of the Carnegie Steel Company & prom…
Used by Andrew Carnegie, made the production of steel more ef…
Americanization
This process was designed to make immigrants more "Americaniz…
Assimilation
The process by which a person or a group's language and/or cu…
34 terms
Gilded Age
Americanization
Assimilation
Andrew Carnegie
Bessemer Process
This process was designed to make immigrants more "Americaniz…
is the process by which a person or a group's language and/or…
This man was the founder of the Carnegie Steel Company & prom…
Used by Andrew Carnegie, made the production of steel more ef…
Americanization
This process was designed to make immigrants more "Americaniz…
Assimilation
is the process by which a person or a group's language and/or…
17 terms
Gilded Age
Adapt
Modify
Migration
human geographic factor
to adjust to one's surroundings
to change, alter or reshape something
movement from one place to another
the environment as built or modified by humans
Adapt
to adjust to one's surroundings
Modify
to change, alter or reshape something
12 terms
Gilded Age
Labor Union
Industrialization
Thomas Edison
Transcontinental Railroad
An organization of workers in a particular industry or trade,…
The development of industries for the machine production of g…
American inventor best known for inventing the electric light…
Completed in 1869 at Promontory, Utah, it linked the eastern…
Labor Union
An organization of workers in a particular industry or trade,…
Industrialization
The development of industries for the machine production of g…
28 terms
Gilded Age
Americanization
Assimilation
Andrew Carnegie
Bessemer Process
This process was designed to make immigrants more "Americaniz…
The process by which a person or a group's language and/or cu…
This man was the founder of the Carnegie Steel Company & prom…
Used by Andrew Carnegie, made the production of steel more ef…
Americanization
This process was designed to make immigrants more "Americaniz…
Assimilation
The process by which a person or a group's language and/or cu…
33 terms
Gilded Age
Homestead Act
Morrill Act
Populism
bimetalism
Government gives free land to encourage westward expansion
Gave federal land to states to build agricultural colleges
Movement of the people
using gold and silver in exchange for paper money
Homestead Act
Government gives free land to encourage westward expansion
Morrill Act
Gave federal land to states to build agricultural colleges
34 terms
Gilded Age
Labor Union
Industrialization
Thomas Edison
Alexander Graham Bell
An organization of workers in a particular industry or trade,…
The development of industries for the machine production of g…
American inventor best known for inventing the electric light…
Invented the telephone
Labor Union
An organization of workers in a particular industry or trade,…
Industrialization
The development of industries for the machine production of g…
30 terms
Gilded Age
Thomas Edison
Alexander Graham Bell
Edwin L. Drake
Bessemer Process
World's first research lab, perfected incandescent & a system…
Invented the telephone
Used a steam engine to drill for oil
Inject air into molten iron to remove carbon, etc.
Thomas Edison
World's first research lab, perfected incandescent & a system…
Alexander Graham Bell
Invented the telephone
39 terms
The Gilded Age
Bessemer Process
transcontinental railroad
Alexander Graham Bell
Thomas Edison
A process created to produce large quantities of steel; the b…
A train route across the United States, finished in 1869. It…
American inventor and educator; his interest in electrical an…
American inventor best known for inventing the electric light…
Bessemer Process
A process created to produce large quantities of steel; the b…
transcontinental railroad
A train route across the United States, finished in 1869. It…
24 terms
The Gilded Age
Bessemer Process
transcontinental railroad
Alexander Graham Bell
telephone
A process created to produce large quantities of steel; the b…
A train route across the United States, finished in 1869. It…
American inventor and educator; his interest in electrical an…
electronic equipment that converts sound into electrical sign…
Bessemer Process
A process created to produce large quantities of steel; the b…
transcontinental railroad
A train route across the United States, finished in 1869. It…
23 terms
The "Gilded Age"
Gilded Age
Alexander Graham Bell
Andrew Carnegie
Bessemer Process
The time between the Civil War and World War I during which t…
A Scottish-born [N 3] scientist, inventor, engineer and innov…
Self-made man, immigrated to the United States from Scotland…
A steel-making process, now largely superseded, in which carb…
Gilded Age
The time between the Civil War and World War I during which t…
Alexander Graham Bell
A Scottish-born [N 3] scientist, inventor, engineer and innov…
20 terms
Gilded Age
Frontier
Vertical and Horizontal Integration
Transcontinental
Entrepreneurship
a line or border separating two countries
occurs when companies either acquire a similar company in the…
crossing a continent
organizing and operating a business or businesses, taking on…
Frontier
a line or border separating two countries
Vertical and Horizontal Integration
occurs when companies either acquire a similar company in the…
16 terms
Gilded Age
Gilded Age
corporations
trust
suffrage
1860-1890, rapid growth in wages, but high poverty and inequa…
businesses that sell ownership shares, money invested in the…
arrangement grouping several companies under one board of dir…
the right to vote
Gilded Age
1860-1890, rapid growth in wages, but high poverty and inequa…
corporations
businesses that sell ownership shares, money invested in the…
21 terms
Gilded Age
Political Machine
Kickbacks
Wards
Lobbyists
Party organization in big cities that holds power by controll…
Payback of a sum received from increased fees because of a co…
Divisions of a city for representative, electoral, or adminis…
Person who promotes or secures the passage of legislation by…
Political Machine
Party organization in big cities that holds power by controll…
Kickbacks
Payback of a sum received from increased fees because of a co…
34 terms
Gilded Age
Americanization
Assimilation
Andrew Carnegie
Bessemer Process
This process was designed to make immigrants more "Americaniz…
is the process by which a person or a group's language and/or…
This man was the founder of the Carnegie Steel Company & prom…
Used by Andrew Carnegie, made the production of steel more ef…
Americanization
This process was designed to make immigrants more "Americaniz…
Assimilation
is the process by which a person or a group's language and/or…
6 terms
Gilded Age
W.E.B. Dubois
Booker T. Washington
Ida Wells
John D. Rockefeller
W.E.B. Dubois
Booker T. Washington
25 terms
Gilded Age
transcontinental railroad
Boom towns
Gold Rush
Barbed Wire
Completed in 1869 at Promontory, Utah, it linked the eastern…
Towns that grew quickly.
a period from1848 to 1856 when thousands of people came to Ca…
strong wire with barbs at regular intervals used to prevent p…
transcontinental railroad
Completed in 1869 at Promontory, Utah, it linked the eastern…
Boom towns
Towns that grew quickly.
7 terms
Gilded Age
Jane Addams
Jacob Riis
Andrew Carnegie
Mark Twain
1860-1935. Founder of Settlement House Movement. First Americ…
He described the awful living conditions of poor people in th…
Jane Addams
1860-1935. Founder of Settlement House Movement. First Americ…
Jacob Riis
He described the awful living conditions of poor people in th…
30 terms
Gilded Age
Thomas Edison
Alexander Graham Bell
Edwin L. Drake
Bessemer Process
World's first research lab, perfected incandescent & a system…
Invented the telephone
Used a steam engine to drill for oil
Inject air into molten iron to remove carbon, etc.
Thomas Edison
World's first research lab, perfected incandescent & a system…
Alexander Graham Bell
Invented the telephone
36 terms
Gilded Age
Silver Standard
Wizard of Oz
Gilded Age
Southern and Eastern Europe
Supported by the Populist Party; Farmers wanted inflation so…
Book/movie written as an allegory of the Populist Movement
a time in America when there was political corruption -everyt…
where the majority of immigrants came from
Silver Standard
Supported by the Populist Party; Farmers wanted inflation so…
Wizard of Oz
Book/movie written as an allegory of the Populist Movement
25 terms
Gilded Age
Grange
Public Utility
Interstate Commerce Commission
Monopoly
Farmer's alliance. Form to fight the railroads, vote in blocs
Privately owned company that's government regulated
ICC. Created in 1887 to regulate railroads. Ineffective until…
When one company dictates business in a given area/market and…
Grange
Farmer's alliance. Form to fight the railroads, vote in blocs
Public Utility
Privately owned company that's government regulated
12 terms
Gilded age
Political Machines
Pendleton Civil Service Act
Entrepreneurship
Free Enterprise
political organization in which authoritative boss gives dire…
a reform act that stipulated that government jobs should be a…
starting a business or other organization
companies can do or sell whatever they want
Political Machines
political organization in which authoritative boss gives dire…
Pendleton Civil Service Act
a reform act that stipulated that government jobs should be a…
30 terms
Gilded Age
Thomas Edison
Alexander Graham Bell
Edwin L. Drake
Bessemer Process
World's first research lab, perfected incandescent & a system…
Invented the telephone
Used a steam engine to drill for oil
Inject air into molten iron to remove carbon, etc.
Thomas Edison
World's first research lab, perfected incandescent & a system…
Alexander Graham Bell
Invented the telephone
6 terms
Gilded Age
Political Machine
Robber Baron
Urbanization
Tenement
an organized group of people that controlled the activities o…
an American capitalist who acquired a fortune in the late nin…
The growth of cities due to movement of people from rural are…
Poorly built, overcrowded housing where many immigrants lived
Political Machine
an organized group of people that controlled the activities o…
Robber Baron
an American capitalist who acquired a fortune in the late nin…
44 terms
Gilded Age
Transcontinental Railroad
Union Pacific
Central Pacific
Credit Mobilier
Railroad connecting the west and east coasts of the continent…
Company that constructed the eastern half of the transcontine…
the railroad company based on the West Coast that helped buil…
This was a construction company created to take the profits o…
Transcontinental Railroad
Railroad connecting the west and east coasts of the continent…
Union Pacific
Company that constructed the eastern half of the transcontine…
34 terms
Gilded Age
Americanization
Assimilation
Andrew Carnegie
Bessemer Process
This process was designed to make immigrants more "Americaniz…
is the process by which a person or a group's language and/or…
This man was the founder of the Carnegie Steel Company & prom…
Used by Andrew Carnegie, made the production of steel more ef…
Americanization
This process was designed to make immigrants more "Americaniz…
Assimilation
is the process by which a person or a group's language and/or…
38 terms
Gilded Age
Bessemer Process
Transcontinental Railroad
Alexander Graham Bell
Thomas Edison
Made production of steel more economical
Made it possible to travel to California
Invented the telephone
First effective light bulb
Bessemer Process
Made production of steel more economical
Transcontinental Railroad
Made it possible to travel to California
30 terms
Gilded Age
Alexander Graham Bell
Andrew Carnegie
Assembly line
Capital
He invented the telephone in 1876.
Controlled the steel industry.
is a manufacturing method in which a product is put together…
money used to run a business
Alexander Graham Bell
He invented the telephone in 1876.
Andrew Carnegie
Controlled the steel industry.
16 terms
Gilded Age
Industrialism
Entrepreneur
Laissez-faire
Patent
time of social and economic growth in the U.S. defined by the…
person who invests money in a product or business with the go…
lenient, as in the absence of government control over private…
official rights given by the government to an inventor for th…
Industrialism
time of social and economic growth in the U.S. defined by the…
Entrepreneur
person who invests money in a product or business with the go…
25 terms
Gilded Age
4 major figures of the Gilded age
Cornelius Vanderbilt
John D. Rockefeller
Andrew Carnegie
Cornelius Vanderbilt , Andrew Carnegie , John D. Rockefeller…
Made his fortune by shipping and railroads
Made fortune in oil , created largest business monopoly ever
Made fortune in the steel industry , owned numerous steel mil…
4 major figures of the Gilded age
Cornelius Vanderbilt , Andrew Carnegie , John D. Rockefeller…
Cornelius Vanderbilt
Made his fortune by shipping and railroads
30 terms
Gilded Age
Thomas Edison
Alexander Graham Bell
Edwin L. Drake
Bessemer Process
World's first research lab, perfected incandescent & a system…
Invented the telephone
Used a steam engine to drill for oil
Inject air into molten iron to remove carbon, etc.
Thomas Edison
World's first research lab, perfected incandescent & a system…
Alexander Graham Bell
Invented the telephone
25 terms
Gilded Age
Gilded Age
Sherman Anti-Trust Act
(Boss) William Tweed
Pendleton Act 1883
... the time period was marked by rapid economic and populati…
Purpose of this federal law was to stop monopolies engaging i…
of NY Tammany Hall controlled thousands of city workers and i…
reformed the civil service system. It required that people be…
Gilded Age
... the time period was marked by rapid economic and populati…
Sherman Anti-Trust Act
Purpose of this federal law was to stop monopolies engaging i…
30 terms
Gilded Age
Thomas Edison
Alexander Graham Bell
Edwin L. Drake
Bessemer Process
World's first research lab, perfected incandescent & a system…
Invented the telephone
Used a steam engine to drill for oil
Inject air into molten iron to remove carbon, etc.
Thomas Edison
World's first research lab, perfected incandescent & a system…
Alexander Graham Bell
Invented the telephone
13 terms
Gilded Age
Gilded Age
corporation
monopoly
integration
time period in American history from 1880-1900
a large business run by many people. Anyone can own part of a…
the only company that is making a certain product
when one company buys another company that makes the same pro…
Gilded Age
time period in American history from 1880-1900
corporation
a large business run by many people. Anyone can own part of a…
8 terms
Gilded Age
Andrew Carnegie
Leland Stanford
economy
entrepreneur
An industrialist and philanthropist who founded the Carnegie…
Former California Senator and organizer of the Central Pacifi…
the wealth and resources of a country or region, especially i…
A person who risks time and money to start and manage a busin…
Andrew Carnegie
An industrialist and philanthropist who founded the Carnegie…
Leland Stanford
Former California Senator and organizer of the Central Pacifi…
14 terms
The Gilded Age
The Gilded Age
Gilded Age Consequences
Gilded Age Politics
James A. Garfield
Time between the Civil War and WW1. Golden Age of Consumerism…
1890 Second Industrial Power, WW1, Rise of Social Labor, Pove…
...
20th President of the United States,
The Gilded Age
Time between the Civil War and WW1. Golden Age of Consumerism…
Gilded Age Consequences
1890 Second Industrial Power, WW1, Rise of Social Labor, Pove…
36 terms
Gilded Age
Silver Standard
Wizard of Oz
Gilded Age
Southern and Eastern Europe
Supported by the Populist Party; Farmers wanted inflation so…
Book/movie written as an allegory of the Populist Movement
a time in America when there was political corruption -everyt…
where the majority of immigrants came from
Silver Standard
Supported by the Populist Party; Farmers wanted inflation so…
Wizard of Oz
Book/movie written as an allegory of the Populist Movement
36 terms
Gilded Age
Silver Standard
Wizard of Oz
Gilded Age
Europe
Supported by the Populist Party; Farmers wanted inflation so…
Book/movie written as an allegory of the Populist Movement
a time in America when there was political corruption -everyt…
where the majority of immigrants came from
Silver Standard
Supported by the Populist Party; Farmers wanted inflation so…
Wizard of Oz
Book/movie written as an allegory of the Populist Movement
30 terms
Gilded Age
Thomas Edison
Alexander Graham Bell
Edwin L. Drake
Bessemer Process
World's first research lab, perfected incandescent & a system…
Invented the telephone
Used a steam engine to drill for oil
Inject air into molten iron to remove carbon, etc.
Thomas Edison
World's first research lab, perfected incandescent & a system…
Alexander Graham Bell
Invented the telephone
44 terms
Gilded Age
Jim Crow Laws
Plessy v Ferguson
Booker T. Washington
W. E. DuBois
segregation law enacted in South after Reconstruction
a 1896 Supreme Court decision which legalized state ordered s…
African American progressive who supported segregation and de…
gained a PHD from Harvard and was a powerful voice within Bla…
Jim Crow Laws
segregation law enacted in South after Reconstruction
Plessy v Ferguson
a 1896 Supreme Court decision which legalized state ordered s…
30 terms
Gilded Age
Corneilus Vanderbilt
John D Rockefeller
Andrew Carnegie
Henry Ford
This Robber Baron made a fortune in the railroad business and…
..., Established the Standard Oil Company, the greatest, wise…
A Scottish-American industrialist who led the enormous expans…
1863-1947. American businessman, founder of Ford Motor Compan…
Corneilus Vanderbilt
This Robber Baron made a fortune in the railroad business and…
John D Rockefeller
..., Established the Standard Oil Company, the greatest, wise…
31 terms
Gilded Age
Andrew Carnegie
Gilded Age
Transcontinental Railroad
Cattle
This man was the founder of the Carnegie Steel Company & prom…
Mark Twain coined this phrase to represent an era where thing…
This was completed in 1869 and connected the East to the West…
This industry supported the growth of railroads because of th…
Andrew Carnegie
This man was the founder of the Carnegie Steel Company & prom…
Gilded Age
Mark Twain coined this phrase to represent an era where thing…
26 terms
Gilded Age
Thomas Edison
Alexander Graham Bell
Bessemer Process
Transcontinental Railroad
perfected a system for producing and distributing electricity…
Invented the telephone
increased the amount and the quality of steel being produced.
U.S. intercontinental railroad system
Thomas Edison
perfected a system for producing and distributing electricity…
Alexander Graham Bell
Invented the telephone
31 terms
Gilded Age
Jane Addams
Americanization
Big Business
Andrew Carnegie
She is the founder of the Hull House, responsible for providi…
This process was designed to make immigrants more "Americaniz…
During the Gilded Age, the economy saw a rise in this, often…
This man was the founder of the Carnegie Steel Company & prom…
Jane Addams
She is the founder of the Hull House, responsible for providi…
Americanization
This process was designed to make immigrants more "Americaniz…
34 terms
The Gilded Age
consolidation
railroad barons
amnesty act
cornelius vanderbilt
unification; process of becoming firmer or stronger; V. conso…
powerful individuals that controlled all the nation's railroa…
Passed in 1872, law which granted civil rights to ex-confeder…
A railroad owner who built a railway connecting Chicago and N…
consolidation
unification; process of becoming firmer or stronger; V. conso…
railroad barons
powerful individuals that controlled all the nation's railroa…
8 terms
Gilded Age
Laissez-faire
Jane Addams
Tenement Homes
Old Immigrants
Government is "hands off" business they do not interfere or r…
Created the Hull House in Chicago to help immigrants assimila…
Slum apartments the poor and immigrants lived in
Came from Northern and Western Europe. Most were educated and…
Laissez-faire
Government is "hands off" business they do not interfere or r…
Jane Addams
Created the Hull House in Chicago to help immigrants assimila…
20 terms
Gilded Age
Old Immigrants
New Immigrants
John D. Rockefeller
Andrew Carnegie
Came from northwest Europe, Educated, spoke English, and Rich
Came from Southeast Europe, Uneducated,unskilled, No English,…
Oil Monopoly
Steel Monopoly, later became philanthropic
Old Immigrants
Came from northwest Europe, Educated, spoke English, and Rich
New Immigrants
Came from Southeast Europe, Uneducated,unskilled, No English,…
38 terms
Gilded Age
Gilded Age
free enterprise
entrepreneurs
corporations
1860-1890, rapid growth in wages, but high poverty and inequa…
economic system in which there is competition between busines…
assume the financial risks and rewards of starting and operat…
businesses that sell ownership shares, money invested in the…
Gilded Age
1860-1890, rapid growth in wages, but high poverty and inequa…
free enterprise
economic system in which there is competition between busines…
13 terms
The Gilded Age
Monopoly
Andrew Carnegie
John D. Rockefeller
Urbanization
One company controls an entire industry.
Scottish-American industrialist that controlled the steel ind…
American industrialist that controlled 90% of the oil industry.
growth of cities- with the growth of cities came problems lik…
Monopoly
One company controls an entire industry.
Andrew Carnegie
Scottish-American industrialist that controlled the steel ind…
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