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Jay Gould
Corrupt
bad
Andrew Carnagie
brought good things
good
Innovations and consolidation
Rail roads, corporate structure, departments and managers. Standardized items that help in mass production and also leads to monopolies.
rail roads
Virtical intgration
Buying companies thats products used in the production of your products, like Andrew Carnegie
raw materials
Horizontal integration
buying the competetion like Rockefeller
competing
Pros vs cons of Laisse faire
New products, mass production and cheaper goods are positives. A concentration of wealth, falling wages and deskilling are all negatives.
goods and wages
Mechanisms and changes in labor
mass production, assembly line and industrial discipline.
goods
Mass production by assembly line
efficiency went up,interchangeable parts, deskilling, alienation of workers and bells.
sadness
Workers in the industrial period
there is a loss of independence, wages declined, they felt they didn't have the option of quitting and no sense of value because of being easily replaced.
value
Women and children during the industrial time period
They used to work for agriculture but now industry, They work for a lot less money and usually on the machines with their hands.
dangerous
Pin money
little extra money women carried
sexist
Family wage
enough money paid to a man for his family
support
Dangerous?
There were very few safety reulation, and very few were followed
Yes
Social Darwinism
The idea that the socially weak or struggling are not "fit" and the ones that are sucessful are.
Darwin
Herbert Spencer
social Darwinist
Jerk
Andrew Carnegie's views
He believed it was the wealths job to give money to institutes that helped people who wanted to get a head and would work for it. He didn't believe in passing down a lot of money
kind
General concerns of the time period
Dependency, political inequality, wage slaves.
uh oh
Knights of Labor
They accepted everyone but non producers. Terence Powderly made it known. They wanted to change everything about the society. They wanted a cooperative common wealth. Ended after the Haymarket riot, which they did not even do.
unskilled
American Federation of Labor
AFL
Samuel Gompers is the leader. They only accepted skilled workers, it would be more effective in a strike,only cared about labor issues, "bread and Butter" and craft unionism.
skilled
Difficulties organizing women labor
held in bars, women were "temporary" workers and were dependent on wither families or husbands.
bars