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Who were industry leaders and their products in the American industrial revolution?

Andrew Carnegie- steel


Henry ford- assembly line


John Rockefeller-oil/kerosene

Why was the industrial revolution able to begin in England? How did it impact the development of the United States?

England had all the natural resources an materials available. Americans studied English processes to develop their own industries.

Describe how labor practices in the Industrial Age changed to our current labor laws?

Workers were paid low wages, for dangerous jobs in bad conditions for too many hours. Laws were developed against hours workers would work, safety, and payment.

How does Vladimir Lenin use Russia's military failure in WWI as a springboard to take over via the Bolshevik revolution?

His ideas opposing capitalism gave him a plan to organize the government. It was aimed at giving the poor a more fair chance.

How does Joseph Stalin take over the U.S.S.R. And turn it into a world superpower?

They used terror and force to take control.

Describe similarities between the rise of Vladimir Lenin and Adolf Hitler.

The state of the country at the time, had followers, used fear to control opposition.

Outline President Wilsons fourteen point plan at the end of WWI? Why did the U.S government refuse to join the League of Nations?

It dealt with issues of concern and territorial questions. America would have been ignored and it would have hurt their economy.

What damages were done to Germany via the first treaty of Versailles? How did it affect Adolf Hitlers rise to power?

Military reduction, made them pay money back for damage, and return territory captured. Many were poor and wanted to return to previous glory.

How did the end of WWII begin the Cold War between the U.S. and the U.S.S.R.?

Could not agree on how to coexist Germany and both had overpowering military's.

Why was the Bay of Pigs invasion a disaster for the Kennedy administration?

Weakened Kennedy in the media and increased tension with Russia. Increased attempts of assassination on Cuban leader.

How did the Cuban Missile Crisis put the world on the brink of WWII?

Nuclear war threats by soviet controlled Russia.