Industrialization STUDY GUIDE 2010

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					                 Industrialization & The Rise of Big Business
                                 STUDY GUIDE
Early Inventors:
Edwin L. Drake
Henry Bessemer
Christopher Sholes
Thomas Alva Edison
Alexander Graham Bell
John Stevens
Cyrus McCormick
Samuel Morse
John Deere
Richard Hoe
Elias Howe
Cyrus W. Field


Railroad industry and importance to industrialization & big business
use of standardized time
new methods of making steel
Where did the Union Pacific Railroad and the Central Pacific Railroad meet?
Government land grants to Railroads
Who built the railroads?
Results of agricultural research
Resources that were crucial to the growth of industry
Pullman, Illinois
Causes of the industrial boom
Social Darwinism
Laissez-faire
Individualism
“The Gospel of Wealth”
Results of pools, trusts, and holding companies
"Gilded Age" and Mark Twain
Industrial consolidation and trusts
Sherman Antitrust Act
Interstate Commerce Act
robber barons
Trust
Vertical integration
Horizontal integration
Monopoly
Captains of Industry or Robber Barons:
John D. Rockefeller
Andrew Carnegie
Jay Gould
Cornelius Vanderbilt
John P. Morgan

				
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