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       Who is Thomas Edison?




“If it can burn for 40 hours
 now I know I can make it
      burn a hundred.”




                               Row 1, Col 1
          What is Chicago?




The 1871 fire in this city was
 wrongly blamed on Mrs.
      O’Leary’s cow.




                                 1,2
          What is Ellis Island?




This station processed the majority
 of immigrants who arrived from
              Europe.




                                  1,3
      Who was John D. Rockefeller?




  His Standard Oil Company
dominated the industry through
  horizontal integration and
  ruthless business practices.



                                     1,4
           Who is Boss Tweed?




“I don’t care a straw for your news-
   papers, my constituents don’t
 know how to read, but they can’t
help seeing those damned pictures.”


                                 2,1
         What are tenements?




  These crowded, filthy, and
dangerous slums housed most of
      any industrial city’s
        poorest citizens.


                                 2,2
      What is southern and eastern Europe?




 Most “new” immigrants to the
 U.S. in the late-1800s and early-
1900s came from these regions of
              Europe.



                                             2,3
          What is philanthropy?




 Robber Barons such as Carnegie
  and Rockefeller practiced this,
in which they shared their surplus
   wealth with the community.



                                  2,4
          Who is Jacob Riis?


 “My purpose is to demonstrate
   with photographs as no mere
description could, the misery and
 vice that I had noticed in my ten
years of experience… and suggest
the direction in which good might
              be done.”

                               3,1
          What are skyscrapers?




The invention of flexible steel,
 fireproofing, and the elevator
allowed for the construction of
             these.



                                   3,2
          What is Angel Island?




   It often took months and
  sometimes years to process
immigrants through this station
   in the San Francisco Bay.



                                  3,3
       What were industrial unions?



     After such fiascoes as the
Haymarket Riot and the Homestead
   Strike, these labor unions lost
   popularity with the American
 people while their wages were cut.


                                      3,4
           Who is Henry George?




“Material progress does not merely
 fail to relieve poverty; it actually
             produces it.”




                                        4,1
         What were political machines?




Despite an earned reputation for
  fraud and graft, these urban
organizations provided numerous
 benefits to a city’s immigrants.



                                         4,2
         Who were the Chinese?




This ethnic group was excluded
from the U.S. in 1882, unless its
Members possessed marketable
             skills.



                                    4,3
         What is vertical integration?



Carnegie employed this industrial
 strategy in which he bought out
his suppliers and controlled access
       to all raw materials
   and transportation facilities.


                                         4,4
         Who is Andrew Carnegie?



 “It will be a great mistake for the
  community to shoot the million-
   aires, for they are the bees that
make the most honey, and contrib-
ute most to the hive even after they
    have gorged themselves full.”


                                   5,1
        What was the Triangle Fire?


 This avoidable disaster caused
 the deaths of 146 workers and
    led to the introduction of
safety standards and government
     inspections of factories.


                                      5,2
  What are Asian/Pacific-Islanders and Hispanic?




    These two ethnic groups
  represent the largest growing
immigrant populations in the U.S.
             today.



                                                   5,3
      What is the Sherman Antitrust Act?




     This 1890 act of Congress
attempted to curb the monopolistic
 practices of big business leaders.
 It ended up negatively impacting
           labor unions.


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