Type
Crossword
Description

a set of tracks made of steel, making transportation of people and cargo faster and more efficient railroad
person who patented vulcanized rubber charles goodyear
helped charles goodyear transmit the telegraph over a city samuel morse
invented the sowing machine elias howe
adjusted the sowing machine issac singer
integrates factory system and fine tuned businesses samuel slater
people who came to america and accused of 'taking American's jobs' irish immigrants
brought irish immigrants into America potato famine
machine that cut time of cutting clothing, gave women a place to work and changed family dynamics singer sewing machine
permitted communication from distant places and faster than ever morse telegraph
first railroad to connect all eastern and western railroads transcontinental railroad
man who came up with the idea of the transcontinental railroad asa whitney
engineer working on the railroad and formed the Central Pacific Railroad Company theodore judah
company working with Union Pacific to meet railroads in the middle central pacific railroad company
act that helped chart the railroad companies stretching east to west pacific railroad act
state the railroads met utah

Transcontinental Railroad Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Father of the Central Pacific Railroad Theodore Judah
_______ laborers made up over 90 percent of Central Pacific's workforce. Chinese
Which act provided the federal government support for the building of the very first transcontinental railroad Railway Act
Who was president while the Transcontinental Railroad was being built Abraham Lincoln
The 1850s were a time of _______ expansion for the United States. westward
Where was the meeting point of the Transcontinental Railroad Promontory
8 ________ tracklayers put down 3,520 rails of the railroad Irish
Who had lost a lot of land in the building of the railroad Native Americans
The amount of years it took to build the Transcontinental Railroad six
This state was connected to the east coast through the first railroad California
How many private companies were involved in the building of the railroad three
Governor that drove the Golden Spike that symbolized the completion of the railroad Stanford
Where did the Union Pacific's tracks start Iowa
Judah headed here to convince congressional leaders Washington
Who was in charge of the building of the Central Pacific Crocker
The railroad had to pass through mountains, in which state was this Nevada
the ceremonial spike driven by Leland Stanford to join the rails for the first time golden Spike
Amount of days it would take to travel from San Francisco to New York by railroad ten
total control of a type of industry by a single company or person monopoly
Transcontinental Railroad was also called the ______ _______ Overland Route

Industrial Revolution Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A Scottish inventor who invented the steam engine James Watt
An American inventor who created the cotton gin Eli Whitney
One of the primary inventors of the telephone Alexander Graham Bell
Created the electric light bulb and phonograph Thomas Edison
Invented and built the worlds first successful airplane Wright Brothers
An engine that uses the expansion or rapid condensation of steam to generate power Steam Engine
A machine that quickly and easily separates cotton fibers from their seeds Cotton Gin
A glass bulb Light Bulb
A powered flying vehicle with fixed wings and a weight greater than that of the air it displaces Airplane
He invented the telegraph Samuel Morse
He invented the Kodak camera George Eastman
He invented the steamboat Robert Fulton
He invented the diesel engine Rudolph Diesel
He developed and manufactured the first automobile Henry Ford
Best known for his contributions to the design of the modern alternating current Nikola Tesla
Patented the first practical sewing machine Elias Howe
created the Atlantic Telegraph Company and laid the first telegraph cable across the Atlantic Ocean in 1858 Cyrus Field
He invented a new process for building roads John MacAdam
He was instrumental in bringing the Industrial Revolution to the U.S Francis Lowell
He was a co-developer of the Morse code Samuel Morse
Invented coke smelting Abraham Darby
A British inventor who developed a successful wet spinning process for flax in 1824 James Kay
He funded the design and construction of some of the first factory houses for spinning machines during the American industrial revolution Moses Brown
He built the first public inter-city railway line in the world to use steam locomotives George Stephenson

The Industrial Revolution Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

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isaac singer
cyrus mccormick
john deere
morse code
telegraph
Samuel Morse
peter cooper
Gibbons vs Ogden
Clermont
Robert Fulton
Transportation Revolution
Sarah Bagley
strikes
trade unions
lowell system
francis cabot lowell
rhode island system
mass production
interchangeable parts
Eli Whitney
technology
Samuel Slater
Richard Arkwright
textiles

Transcontinental Railroad Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Judah headed here to convince congressional leaders Washington
congressional leader/president who signed The Pacific Railroad Act Abraham Lincoln
which state did the railroad pass through in the mountains Nevada
what border did they build near the Missouri River Nebraska
who would dominate the central pacific big four
what disease did Judah get while crossing the Isthmus of Panama yellow fever
hotbeds of drinking, gambling, prostitution, and violence Wild West
person in charge of construction for the central pacific charles Crocker
inferior race chinese
newly inaugurated president grant
Union Pacific was here the summer of 1867 Wyoming

U.S History Unit 2 Review Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

American oil industry tycoon and philanthropist , started the standard oil company Rockefeller
the exclusive possession or control of the supply or trade in a company Monopoly
which claim to apply biological concepts of natural selection and survival of the fittest to sociology and politics Social Darwinism
a person who seeks to promote the welfare of others, especially by the generous donation of money to good causes. Philanthropist
Scottish American industrialist who led the enormous expansion of the American steel industry in the late 19th century. Carnegie
came to America from areas that had not traditionally supplied settlers to the US. New Immigrants
was an attack by the Colorado National Guard and Colorado Fuel & Iron Company camp guards on a tent colony of 1,200 striking coal miners and their families Ludlow
was a nationwide railroad strike in the United States on May 11, 1894. It pitted the American Railway Union (ARU) Pullman Strike
, sometimes referred to as the Great Upheaval, began on July 14 in Martinsburg, West Virginia, United States after the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad (B&O) cut wages for the third time in a year. Great Railroad Strike
was an Irish-born American schoolteacher and dressmaker who became a prominent labor and community organizer. Mother Jones
a part of a city, especially a slum area, occupied by a minority group or groups. Ghetto
was a philosopher and economist famous for his ideas about capitalism and communism. Marx, in conjunction Karl Marx

Industrilization and Urbanization in America Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

the political machine that William Tweed owned TAMMANY HALL
the Scottish immigrant who ended up owning a steel mill and a bridge company CARNEGIE
money you get when you work (pay) WAGES
owned an oil company (Standard Oil) ROCKEFELLER
an organization of workers that helps protect jobs and get better wages and working conditions LABORUNION
a person who wants to do away with all government ANARCHIST
a person who lends or uses money in a business deal in order to make more money INVESTOR
extending across a continent TRANSCONTINENTAL
an agreement (of similar companies) formed with the intention of controlling an industry POOL
to bring under control of the law REGULATE
he *built* and standardized the gauge of the railroad VANDERBILT
he created the AFL and was a cigar maker SAMUEL GOMPERS
inventor, invented the electric light bulb, the phonograph, and many others THOMASEDISON
the main transportation system in the 1800's TRAINS
used to make kareseen OIL
a new form of transportation that allowed cities to spread out farther (starts with an S) SUBWAY
a machine used to play sound recordings PHONOGRAPH
a person who buys and sells goods to make money MERCHANT
a group of people who have joined together to (buy stock) operate as one "legal unit" for busniess purposes CORPORATION
a payment given back to a person or company that purchases a good or service REBATE
a crowded apartment biulding TENEMENT
an organization of companies formed with the intention of controlling an industry TRUST
cloth or fabric made by weaving threads together TEXTILE
a machine that uses code to send messages by wires over long distances TELEGRAPH
a place where people work for low pay and in uncomfortable conditions SWEATSHOP

Transcontinental Railroad Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

central pacific
eighteen-sixty-nine
golden spike
promontory utah
regional lines
thirty-thousand miles
transcontinental lines
transcontinental railroad
union pacific railroad
united states

A New Industrial Age Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Scottish immigrant who made his riches in the steel industry Carnegie
Type of integration in which a company buys out all its suppliers vertical
Type of integration in which companies producing similar products merge horizontal
theory that taught only the strong survived social darwinism
Head of the Standard Oil Company rockefeller
Act that made it illegal for corporations to interfere with free interstate or international trade sherman antitrust
Formed the American Federation of Labor Gompers
Acronym of the union that focused on collective bargaining and used strikes as a major tactic AFL
Formed the American Railway Union Debs
Acronym for the union of radicals and socialists nicknamed the Wobblies IWW
Organizer of the United Mine Workers of America Jones
Kind of railroad that crosses the entire country transcontinental
Inventor of the sleeping car, who built a factory outside of Chicago to produce his railroad cars Pullman
Company created to steal railroad money credit mobilier
Court case that gave government right to regulate private industry munn v illinois
First person to use a steam engine to drill for oil Drake
Process used to make steel from iron bessemer
Inventor of the light bulb and a system of producing and distributing electricity Edison
Inventor of the typerwriter Sholes
Inventor of the telephone Graham Bell
Buildings that extended upwards instead of outwards skyscrapers
Complete control over an industry's production, wages, and prices monopoly
1877 strike by protesters upset over their second wage cut in two months great strike
Refusals to work strikes
People who believed in government control over business and property, as well as equal distribution of wealth socialists
Negotiations to reach agreements on wages, hours, and working conditions collective bargaining

THE INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Airplane
Alexander Graham Bell
Big Four
Christopher Lantham Sholes
George Stephenson
Guglielmo Marconi
James Hargreaves
Josef Madersperger
Radio
Samuel Morse
Sewing Machine
Spinning Jenny
Steam Engine
Telegraph
Telephone
Thomas Edison
Thomas Savery
Transcontinental Railroad
Typewriter
Wright Brothers

Crossword puzzle answer key

Type
Crossword
Description

was designed to free lands for pioneer settlement and to prevent violence between americans and indians by seperating them. indianremoval
this act was quite sucessful in oregon itself and as a result the territory became a state in1859. donationland
this act offered land to any pioneer willing to move to the american west homesteadact
it was one of the first pioneers to settle north of the Columbia River in Chehalis River Valley. ewingyoung
there was a trail named after him. jameslongmire
he was considered to be one of the orginal founders of the United States. georgebush
she arrived in Seattle in 1864 , she was part of a group called Mercer Girls. lizzieordway
he crossed the Oregon trail with his family on the way to Puyallup in 1853. ezrameeker
he was one of Washingtons earliest and most famous pioneers. bensnipes
it is where ships returned to unload their catch. cannery
this object made it possible to buy salmon for consumption. mechanicalrefrigeration
this object made it possible to buy fresh salmon for comsumption. mechanicalrefrigeration
the raising of crops without the benifit of irrigation of water. drylandfarming
this person built, owned,and operated first salmon cannery. williamhume
in 1853 he constructed washingtons territorys first steam powered sawmill in Seattle henryyesler
the meaning of the word is a change in the way goods produced. industrialization
it chartered approved the construction of the United States first two transcontinetal railroads the central pacific and union pacific. railroadact
one of the first two transcontinental railroads unionpacific
this person reorganized his railroad and shipping companies. henryvillard
he finaced the construction of a railroad from wallula on the columbia river to the city of walla walla. drdorseybaker
he was to build the railroad tycoon. jaycooke