HOA Project - INDUSTRIALIZATION, GILDEDAGE,AND...

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INDUSTRIALIZATION, GILDED AGE, AND PROGRESSIVE REFORM By Stephanie Pham & Yen Bui
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KEY TERMS 2 nd  Industrial Revolution Cyrus West Field Transatlantic Cable Alexander Graham Bell Telephone Guglielmo Marconi Radiotelegraph Urbanization Tenements “melting pot” Skyscrapers Department store Subways Elevated trains Corporations Monopoly John D. Rockefeller Chinese Exclusion Act Emergency Quota Act National Origins Act Strike Eugene Victor Debs AFL Andrew Carnegie Cornelius Vanderbilt Robber Barons Social Darwinism Laissez-faire capitalism Gospel of wealth Factory system Horatio Alger Nativism Ku Klux Klan Black Exodus W.E.B Dubois Booker T. Washington Tuskegee Institute Atlanta Exposition Atlanta Compromise George Washington Carver Niagara Movement NAACP Populist Party Plessy v. Ferguson William Jennings Bryan Labor unions o Grover Cleveland o Gold vs. silver standard o William McKinley o Labor unions o Samuel Gompers o Uriah Stephens o Boss William Tweed o Muckrakers o Upton Sinclair o Ida Tarbell o Spoils system o 16 th,  17 th,  18 th , 19 th , 20 th   amendment o Theodore Roosevelt o Square Deal o William Taft o Woodrow Wilson o Pendleton Civil Service Reform Act o Pure Food and Drug Act o Meat Inspection Act o James Garfield o National park system o Civil Service Commission o Interstate Commerce Commission o Sherman Antitrust Act o Interstate Commerce Act
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2  INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION Large coal deposits found in Appalachian Mtn  region provided energy. Large navigable rivers and canals made shipping  easier. Oil was newly discovered as a source of power. Electricity lit the cities, so work could easily  continue in shifts, even 24 hours a day.
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IMPORTANT INDUSTRIAL  INVENTIONS 1866- Cyrus West Field, an  American businessman and  financier, led the company that laid  the  transatlantic cable , the first  telegraph cable across in Atlantic  ocean. 1876-  Alexander Graham Bell  invented the telephone. 1896-  Guglielmo Marconi  discovered that messages could be  sent via radio waves, resulting in  the radiotelegraph. Significance: Resulted in better and  faster communication
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URBANIZATION People left farms and  moved to the city because  of declining agricultural  prices. New waves of immigrants 
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