Industrialization (outline)

Industrialization (outline) - Horizontal integration,...

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Industrialization I. Industrialization in the United States A. Definitions and Statistics Industrialization: the historical change from an agrarian to a manufacturing society 1.) By 1890: 2/3s of American workers worked for wages 2.) Between 1870 and 1920, 11 million Americans moved from the farm to the city; 25 million immigrants arrived from overseas 3.) Employment figures: Working in non-farm jobs: 1860: 40% Working in non-farm jobs: 1920: 72% B. Technological Advancements C. The Rise of the Modern Corporation "limited liability"
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Unformatted text preview: Horizontal integration, vertical integration II. Defenders and Critics of Corporate America A. Criticism of Corporate America B. Defenders 1. Social Darwinism 2. The Gospel of Wealth III. The Workers World A. Immigrant Labor B. Labor Conditions 1. Wages and Working Conditions 2. Women and Children C. Protest 1. Union Organizations a. Knights of Labor (1869) b. American Federation of Labor (1881) 2. Strikes and Riots a. Homestead Strike (1892) b. Pullman Strike (1894) D. Sources of Labor Weakness...
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This note was uploaded on 02/17/2011 for the course HIST 112 taught by Professor Littlefield during the Spring '08 term at South Carolina.

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