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Transcontinental
Entrepreneur
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Elevator
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Edison
Railroad
Inventors
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President
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Analogy
Charlatan
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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

Industrialization Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Monopolies
Alexander Bell
Carnegie
Rockefeller
Central Pacific
Union Pacific
Railroads
Steam Boiler
Light Bulb
Edison
Telephone
Time Zones
Bessemer Steel
Electricity
Entrepreneurs
Natural Resources

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

The Gilded Age Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a political organization where a small group supports a business or campaign, that receives rewards for their efforts Political Machine
someone who organizes and operates business entrepreneur
a situation where the government opposes regulation of economic affairs to allow free enterprise laissez faire
exclusive control of the trade of a community or service monopoly
"positions within the federal government should be awarded on the basis of merit instead of political affiliation" – replaced the Spoils System Pendleton Act
the desire to promote the welfare of others philanthropy
to assimilate or become American in character Americanization
a United States inventor who is most well-known for his invention of the lightbulb Edison
towns and cities are formed and become larger (more people) urbanization
an organization of workers created to protect or further their rights in the work place union
a United States industrialist and philanthropist who is most well-known for his fortune attained to the steel industry Carnegie
a law passed in the 1860's that offered 160 acres free to any man who would move out West and farm the land for 5 years Homestead Act
a process by which an economy is changed from primarily agriculture based to one based on the manufacturing of goods industrialization
a policy of protecting the interest of native-born inhabitants against that of immigrants nativism
the inventor of the new process of making steel in the Gilded Age bessemer

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

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

This person invented the light bulb Thomas Edison
This person invented the telephone Alexander graham bell
Trains like to go choo choo on this Railroads
Inventor of the steam engine James watt
Developer of the assembly line Henry ford
This person designed the steamboat Robert Fulton
This invention helped people talk with each other from very far away Telephone
These people invented the airplane Wright brothers
Fastest way to get around right now Airplane
This person invented the cotton gin Eli Whitney
This person invented photography George Eastman
This person invented the first process for mass producing steel Henry Bessemer
Birthplace of the industrial revolution Britain
This machine mechanized the process of weaving clothes Power loom
During the 1800's people used this to talk long distance Telegraph
Separated raw cotton from the seeds Cotton gin
This invention used the waterpower from rapid streams to drive spinning wheels Water frame
First industry to be industrialized Textile
Inventor of morse code Samual morse
Inventor of dynamite Alfred Nobel
Inventor of machine gun Richard Gatling
Inventor of the vacuum cleaner Hubert booth
Inventor of air conditioner Willis carrier
Inventor of helicopter Paul Cornu
Inventor of the military tank De la mole

AMERICAN INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION Word Search

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Word Search
Description

LITTLE BIG HORN
CUSTER
SITTING BULL
COWBOYS
LABOR UNIONS
STRIKES
KNIGHTS OF LABOR
AFL
POWDERLY
SWIFT
GOMPERS
DRAKE
BELL
BESSEMER
UTAH
BARBED WIRE
PATENT OFFICE
HOMESTEAD ACT
RAILROAD
PITTSBURGH
LONGHORNS
STANDARD OIL
EDISON
MORGAN
ROCKEFELLER

An Industrial Society Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What is the oily, and flammable liquid most Americans used to light their oil lamps? Petroleum
What is a government document giving an inventor rights to or to sell his or her inventions? patent
What is the pattern of good and bad times in the economy? business cycle
What system was adopted in 1918 that divided the United States into four time zones? standard time
What was a business owned by investors who buy part of the company through shares of stock? corporation
Who lead the oil industry at this time? john d. rockefeller
Who controlled the steel industry? andrew carnegie
What is the union protest named that resulted with about 100 dead after an unknown person threw a bomb? haymarket affair
A nationwide railway strike that spread throughout the rail industry in 1894. pullman strike
A national organization of labor unions founded in 1886. AFL
A company that that eliminates its competitors and controls an industry. monopoly
An organization of workers from all different trades formed after the civil war. Knights of labor
A place where workers labored long hours under poor conditions for low wages. sweatshops
A person who gives large amounts of money to charities. philanthropists
A legal body created to hold stock in many companies, often in the same industry. trust
A new way of making steel that was developed in the 1850's and caused steel production to soar. bessemer steel process
The inventor of electricity. thomas edison
The inventor of the telephone. Alexander Graham bell
A railroad that spanned across the entire continent. transcontinental
Who was the labor leader that helped found a new national organization called the American Federation of Labor (AFL). Samuel grompers

U.S History Chapter 5 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Railroad joined in 1869 that linked the nation by railway from the east to the west. Transcontinental Railroad
The last notable armed conflict between US troops and Native Americans, it resulted from an attempt by US soldiers to arrest Chief Sitting Bull. Wounded Knee
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. Dawes Act
Invention by Thomas Edison that enabled factories to remain open longer and helped increase US production. Light Bulb
the process of producing goods in large numbers so as to sell more, thereby charging less and still making profit. Mass Production
Innovative industrialist who revolutionized the auto industry with a more efficient assembly line and mass production techniques that made automobiles more affordable. Henry Ford
Names used to describe businessmen who dominated the railroad industry Robber barons
Capitalist who made his fortune in oil and founded the nation's first trust in the form of the Standard Oil Company. John d. Rockefeller
A business arrangement under which a number of companies unite into one system, effectively creating a monopoly as it destroys competition. Trust
Markets in which there are only one supplier of a product and no market competition. Monopolies
Taxes on imports to protect US business. Protective Tarrifs
Producing so much of a product that the prices fall and producers often go bankrupt. Overproduction
Process of children working as part of the work force. Child Labor
A tiny island near the Statue of Liberty, it opened in 1892 and became a well known reception center for immigrants arriving by ship. Ellis Island
People coming to the US immigration
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. Cornelius Vanderbilt
The first federation of labor unions in the United States American Federation Of Labor
An American union leader and leader of the pullman strike of 1894. Eugene V Debs
A nationwide conflict between labor unions and railroads that began in 1894 Pullman Strike of 1894
He was the creator of the American Federation of Labor from 1886-1924 Samuel Gompers