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10 Cards in this Set

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reasons for optimism in 1900
-industrial progress
Sherman Anti-Trust Act
no monopoly
Thorstein Veblen
economic thinker
wrote "The Theory of the Leisure Class"
warned to watch out for advertising, says we have become a country of conspicuous consumption
New Ideas/ New Methods in Manufacturing
Bessemer process
Fred Taylor and Taylorism
"efficiency experts"
what works
William James
believed in "absolute truth"
John Dewey
student of William James
applied pragmatism to group in social activities
environment controls the person
Aschan School
painted trash cans bleeding which led to abstract art
painted them as they are, not trying to beautify it