Industrialization

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Unformatted text preview: ers They made deals with wealthy businessmen (became corrupt) Became crucial to the U.S. economy Legislation Legislation Interstate Commerce Act of 1887 – put in place for Govt to supervise railroad activities Led to more financial problems (railroads were forced out of business, which led to the Panic of 1893) This caused the Large Firms to start buying up the railways, which paved the way for Big Businesses Industrialization Factors Industrialization Unskilled and semi­skilled labor in abundance New, talented entrepreneurs Oil Inventions New technology that allows mass production Bessemer Process Railroads Changes in business strategy Vertical Integration & Horizontal Consolidation Social Darwinism The Re o rg anizatio n o f Wo rk Wo Frederick W. Taylor The Principles of Scientific Management (1911) The Re o rg anizatio...
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  • Fall '11
  • BrotherMercier
  • Trigraph, Rail transport, First Transcontinental Railroad, Pullman Strike, Wo rke rs, William Vande rbilt

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