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36 Cards in this Set

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What is one example of a new invention that changed communications?
the telephone
The two countries that thrust their way to industrial leadership were?
Germany and the United States
One reason a group of corporations would form a cartel was to____?
set production quotas
The assembly line was one new development that made________
production faster and cheaper
identical components that can b e used in place of one another
interchangeable parts
business owned by many investors who buy shares of stock
measure the quality and availability of the necessities and comforts in a society
standard of living
loose association of businesses that are usually formed in secret. They agree to limit their supply of products in order to fix prices, set production quotas or keep prices high
women's right to vote
women's suffrage
ideas that applied the theory of survival of the fittest to war and economic competition
Social Darwinism
where workers add parts to a product that moves along a belt from one work station to the next
assembly line
rebuilding of the poor areas of cities
urban renewal
another name for wealth or resources to invest in business
movement that urged Christians to social service
social gospel
belief that one racial group is superior to another
factory system that produced huge quantities of goods at lower prices
mass production
Why did populations soar between 1800 between 1800 and 1900?
The death rate fell
Which best describes living conditions in the slums?
harsh and crowded
Why were hospitals in the 1800's considered dangerous places?
The risk of infection was high
Why did London and Paris invest in new sewer systems?
to combat epidemics of cholera and tuberculosis
Which document is an example of a secondary source?
an autobiography, textbook, diary, photograph
Where did the poor live in nineteenth-century cities?
in tenements near the factories
What was responsible for labor reform?
labor unions
What happen to immigrants and other laborers who lived and worked in urban centers during the late 1800's and early 1900's?
they had unsafe working conditions, worked long hours, received low pap and fell to diseases
What did interchangeable parts, the assembly line, and other means of mass production lead to?
lower prices for consumer goods
What was one result of immigration in the late 1800's and 1900's in the United States?
U.S. became predominantly an urban society

predominantly = Mostly
a photograph

Primary or Secondary?
movie review

Primary or Secondary?
A science book

Primary or Secondary?
First hand accounts by wittnesses

Primary or Secondary?
a patent

Primary or Secondary?
a student interview of a Vietnam veteran

Primary or Secondary?
A biography of a person
An Autobiography
What are credible sources?
Credible Sources are sources you can prove (facts)
What are reliable sources?
Reliable sources are sources that are believable.