American Government And industrial-History

American Government And industrial-History.

In This lesson We Study American Government And industrial-History


how did industrialization the rise of big business and the advent of the modern corporation affecg living standards and opportunity for the lower strata of society

the lower class stayed poor and had to live in abject poverty such as tenements


what made the american industrial growth of the late 1800s possible

immigrants, new technologies such as railroads reaper, homestead act


the government contributed to the building of the transcontinental railroad by

special land grants to the railroad companies


what revolutionized american communications in the late 1800s?

railroads


how did industrial growth affect the distribution of wealth in the united states

the upper class got wealthy the lower class stayed very poor


the expansion of American industry was sparked mainly by

immigration, railroads, new technologies suuch as the bessemer process


one of thomas edison’s major accomplishments was

light bulb filament, working with electricity


john D. rockefeller gained control over much of the oil industry by

creating a monopoly


during the late 1800s children often worked in factories because

they could be paid less,families needed their income, no child labor laws


in 1885, alexander graham bell helped set up a company to build

telegraph and telephone lines


thomas edison and george westinghhouse both worked wonders with

electricity


without the bessemer process,americans might not have been able

steel,railroads


how did andrew carnegie gain control of the steel industry

he was the first person to use the bessemer process


according to the theory of laissez faire, what was the role of government in economic matters

stay out of the way


the american government aided westward expansion by

the homestead act of 1862


what was the role of public school

to help immigrants assimilate into american society


one effect of the public school system was that it

common culture, melting pot


what was the purpose and requirements of the chinese exclusion act

complete and total stop to immigration from china


what was the purpose and requirement of the immigration restriction

to slow down the flow of immigrants into the country. no more than 3% of the immigrants population that was already in the united states from a particular county would be allowed


what was the purpose and requirements of the genlemans agreement

to slow down japanese immigration into the the united without passing legislation


which captains of industry made his fortune made his fortune in the railroad industry

cornelius vanderbilt


what were of the negative effects of the assembly line

people hated their jobs, low pay, dangerous working conditions


what did the homestead act do

gave free lands in the west to settlers who could live on and make improvements to the land and make its last 5 years


how did the railroad effect comboys cow towns

the growth of the railroad lead to the demise of cowboys and cow towns


the new technologies that helped to spur westward expansion

railroads, steel plow, mechanical reaper


what were the religion of immigrants post 1870

southern and eastern europe


what was the theme of the pom new colossus

that immigrants were welcome in the united states


what were some of the races of the cowboys

most were either former slaves (african americans) or former confederate veterans


what did laissez faire capitalism do for industry

it allowed industry to grow unrestricted without government interference


andrew carnegie

used the bessemer process to make millions in the steel industry


where did most immigrants come from after 1871

southern and eastern europe


john d rockefeller

created a monopoly to dominate the oil industry


j.p morgan

very savvy investor, invested in many different industries


cornelius vanderbilt

dominiated the transportation industry throughout industry throughout the country


chinese exclusion act

complete and stop to immigration from china


immigration restriction act

no more 3% of the immigrant population that was already in the united states from particular country would be allowed in


gentleman agreement

to slow down the japanese immigration into the united states without passing legislation


the indian problem with westward expansion

native americans were not open to settlers moving into their land. it lead to many armed conflicts with the government


what were the conections between industrialization the rise of big business and the advent of the medern corporation

industrialization of american lead to the rise of big business such as the standard oil and us steel. the modern corporation allowed these companies to expand with limited personal liability


how did industrialization the rise of the big business and the advent of the modern corporation affect living standards and opportunity for the upper strata of society

the wealthhy class got even more wealthy and their money still lasts to this dday


chinese

transcontinental railroads from east to west


slavs, italians , poles

worked in coal mines


describe the ellis island experience

immigrants would come off of the boat go through both medical and legal inspections. they could possible be detained. very cramped on the boats coming over


where did most immigrants come from prior to 1871

northern and western europe


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