Rise of Unions - Big Business and Organized Labor \u25cf 1860-1900 \u25cf \u25cf \u25cf Second Industrial Revolution \u25cb Development of steel and oil industries

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Big Business and Organized Labor 1860 -1900 Second Industrial Revolution Development of steel and oil industries Expansion of railroads New forms of business organizations Difficult for industrial workers, ect Followed the civil war - natural resources Middle class emerged Inventions Spur Growth No field was untouched Daily life transformed Lack of sanitation Railroads First big business Promontory, Utah Largest employer Used to transport supplies for war Overtakes Britain as largest economy No regulations preventing children from working Factories will make more money Needed plenty of jobs for all the migrations happening to the U.S Jay Gould - Railroad builder Prince of the RR Robber barons Entrepreneur Tycoons 94 mill to build RR after investigation 44 mill was used to build 50 mill was stolen by company John D. Rockefeller Standard Oil company Controlled 90% refined oil
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