Study your flashcards anywhere!

Download the official Cram app for free >

  • Shuffle
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Alphabetize
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Front First
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Both Sides
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Read
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
Reading...
Front

How to study your flashcards.

Right/Left arrow keys: Navigate between flashcards.right arrow keyleft arrow key

Up/Down arrow keys: Flip the card between the front and back.down keyup key

H key: Show hint (3rd side).h key

A key: Read text to speech.a key

image

Play button

image

Play button

image

Progress

1/17

Click to flip

17 Cards in this Set

  • Front
  • Back
The leader of the knights of labor?
Terrence V> Powderly
The leader of the AFL??
Samuel Gompers
Which work union was successful?
The AFL
What was the SHerman Antitust act?
Passed in 1890, it prohibited manopolies and trusts
Name SIX big railroad inventions.
1. standard gauge
2. air brakes
3. pullman
4. refrigerated cars
5. car couplers
6. steel tracks
Name two ways of making steel
the open hearth process
the bessemer process
WHat did Henry Ford invent? What was his biggest selling car called?
The assembly line and the MOdel T
WHo created the telephone?
Alexander Graham Bell
Who invented the telegraph?
samuel morse
Who was Ida Tarbell
She muckbreaker who wrote tuhe book on Standard Oil
What methods did John D. Rockefeller use to build his company?
Horizontal Integration and Rebates.
Name the two biggest railroad barons.
Cornelius Vandebilt and Leland Stanford
What is a pool?
To eliminate competition by assigning a company to one part of an area so you can make your rates as high as you want.
Who was Mary Harris Jones?
Fought for rights in the Haymarket Riot
What was the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire?
in 1911 148 people died in the fire because they got locked in.
When and what happened in the Pullman Strike?
In 1884, the Pullman Cra COmpanies workers went on strike
WHat is vertical integration?
Owning all parts of production