To go against a corporation
When one company controls most of an industry.
Writer of How The Other Half Lives.
Goals of a labor union.
Nation wide rally for 8 hours days
Strike leader that was arrested in the Pullman palace car strike of 1894.
Organization of low-level workers that tries to improve wages and working conditions.
Founder of the American Federation of Labor.
First labor union
John D Rockefeller
Knights Of Labor
Who drilled the first successful oil well in Pennsylvania?
Won the election in 1896, and he is a Republican candidate
This system allowed government politicians to reward loyal party workers with government jobs.
It's an economic and political philosophy that favors public, instead of private.
Invented light bulb
What integration system consolidated firms in the same business?
He is a Stalwart turned reformer upon becoming president; initiated Pendleton Civil Service Act.
Earned the nickname "captains of industry"
Which act outlawed any trust that operated in restraint of trade or commerce among the several states.
This is a policy which allowed businesses to operate under minimal government regulation.
fueled industrialization, and invest money in a product in order to make profit.
Who were pushed from their homelands due to religious discrimination, and crop failures?
What did Samuel Morse invented?
Investors developed a form of group ownership known as a
What market riot had ended deadly violence in Chicago?
This is where workers strike against the pullman palace Car Company
The law which kept blacks and whites segregated?
This Act prohibited Chinese laborers from entering the country.
The amendment which granted women's right to vote
He argued that blacks should earn an education and established the Tuskegee insitiute
This act reversed the government policy of making both gold and silver coins.
Created an invention which made skyscrapers practical, and invented safety elevator.
American Federation of labor founded by
In 1990, how many college students in the U.S. were women?
This is a process for purifying iron resulting in strong, but light weight, steel.
What is the oily, and flammable liquid most Americans used to light their oil lamps?
What is a government document giving an inventor rights to or to sell his or her inventions?
What is the pattern of good and bad times in the economy?
What system was adopted in 1918 that divided the United States into four time zones?
What was a business owned by investors who buy part of the company through shares of stock?
Who lead the oil industry at this time?
Who controlled the steel industry?
What is the union protest named that resulted with about 100 dead after an unknown person threw a bomb?
A nationwide railway strike that spread throughout the rail industry in 1894.
A national organization of labor unions founded in 1886.
A company that that eliminates its competitors and controls an industry.
An organization of workers from all different trades formed after the civil war.
A place where workers labored long hours under poor conditions for low wages.
A person who gives large amounts of money to charities.
A legal body created to hold stock in many companies, often in the same industry.
A new way of making steel that was developed in the 1850's and caused steel production to soar.
The inventor of electricity.
The inventor of the telephone.
A railroad that spanned across the entire continent.
Who was the labor leader that helped found a new national organization called the American Federation of Labor (AFL).
Railroad joined in 1869 that linked the nation by railway from the east to the west.
The last notable armed conflict between US troops and Native Americans, it resulted from an attempt by US soldiers to arrest Chief Sitting Bull.
Law passed in an attempt to assimilate Native Americans to US society by abolishing tribal organizations and dividing up reservations for the purpose of allotting land to individual Native American families.
Invention by Thomas Edison that enabled factories to remain open longer and helped increase US production.
the process of producing goods in large numbers so as to sell more, thereby charging less and still making profit.
Innovative industrialist who revolutionized the auto industry with a more efficient assembly line and mass production techniques that made automobiles more affordable.
Names used to describe businessmen who dominated the railroad industry
Capitalist who made his fortune in oil and founded the nation's first trust in the form of the Standard Oil Company.
A business arrangement under which a number of companies unite into one system, effectively creating a monopoly as it destroys competition.
Markets in which there are only one supplier of a product and no market competition.
Taxes on imports to protect US business.
Producing so much of a product that the prices fall and producers often go bankrupt.
Process of children working as part of the work force.
A tiny island near the Statue of Liberty, it opened in 1892 and became a well known reception center for immigrants arriving by ship.
People coming to the US
RR industry when he extended his New York Central railroad to reach Chicago, Illinois allowing travel from New York to Chicago without changing trains several times.
The first federation of labor unions in the United States
An American union leader and leader of the pullman strike of 1894.
A nationwide conflict between labor unions and railroads that began in 1894
He was the creator of the American Federation of Labor from 1886-1924
Scottish immigrant who made his riches in the steel industry
Type of integration in which a company buys out all its suppliers
Type of integration in which companies producing similar products merge
theory that taught only the strong survived
Head of the Standard Oil Company
Act that made it illegal for corporations to interfere with free interstate or international trade
Formed the American Federation of Labor
Acronym of the union that focused on collective bargaining and used strikes as a major tactic
Formed the American Railway Union
Acronym for the union of radicals and socialists nicknamed the Wobblies
Organizer of the United Mine Workers of America
Kind of railroad that crosses the entire country
Inventor of the sleeping car, who built a factory outside of Chicago to produce his railroad cars
Company created to steal railroad money
Court case that gave government right to regulate private industry
First person to use a steam engine to drill for oil
Process used to make steel from iron
Inventor of the light bulb and a system of producing and distributing electricity
Inventor of the typerwriter
Inventor of the telephone
Buildings that extended upwards instead of outwards
Complete control over an industry's production, wages, and prices
1877 strike by protesters upset over their second wage cut in two months
Refusals to work
People who believed in government control over business and property, as well as equal distribution of wealth
Negotiations to reach agreements on wages, hours, and working conditions
Who was the five we at the time of the Pullman strike
Who was the u.s. president at the time of the strike
Who founded the American railroad union
Who is the founder of the Pullman palace car company
Who protested the use of federal troops?
What does ARU stand for
What college did Richard Olney attend
Who was the attorney general at the time of the Pullman strike
Who was the American federation of labor founded by
Group of corporations run by a single board of directors
A market in which there are many buyers but only one seller
A negative term for buisness leaders that implied they built their fortunes by stealing from the public
A way to manufacture steel quickly and cheaply by blasting hot air through melted iron to quickly remove impurities
The practice where a single manufacturer controls the entire process of a product
A corporate organization in which several branches of a company work together to sell their products in different markets
A social theory which states that the level of a person in society and wealth is determined by their genetic background
He was the creator of the American Federation of Labor from 1886-1924
What city did the Pullman strike begin in
Lead the American Railway Union
Was made to represent all crafts of railroad employees.
WILLIAM HOWARD TAFT
JOHN D ROCKEFELLER
KNIGHTS OF LABOR
The housing in these communities, known as
Adults supervise child workers in a textile factory circa 1890
water-powered mills boost production but worsen conditions for workers
biotechnology offers benefits but may also have harmful effects
manufactured materials like plastics have many uses but also increase pollution
im 1869, Urish Smith Stephens founded a labor union called the
in 1881, took on the leadership on the knights.
economic and political philosophy that favors public, at large, not just private, control of property and income.
factory workers tried to gain more power against employers by using the the technique of
early unions promoted loyalty
left and unfortunate legacy
he created the american federation of labor (AFL)
was part of an epidemic of steelworkers and miners strikes that look place as economic depression spread across america.
he had begun work in a low-level railroad job while still a teenager, working his way up
general course of events
escalated, halting both railroad traffic and mail delivery