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_____1)This term refers to the process of becoming a city-dwelling nation, away from rural living.
_____2)This 1862 law allowed the two railroad companies to begin building the transcontinental RR.
_____3)This invention, developed by Samuel Morse, grew along side the expanding railroad industry.
_____4)After making a fortune in the shipping business, he became owner of the New York Central RR
_____5)He was granted over 1000 patents including the phonograph, stock ticker, and indoor incandescent lamp.
_____6)He improved the generator that allowed electricity to be shipped long distances, but he is best known for the railroad air brake.
_____7)This state contains huge coal deposits and was the site of the first oil well drilled in 1859.
_____ 8)This end of this event gave foreign investors confidence to invest in US business. It also allowed the railroads to expand and allow for increased production.
_____9)This term involves helping the poor through the donation of huge sums of money and the creation of organizations set up to education or feed the poor.
_____10)He built the first trust by buying out the competition in the oil industry and refineries.
_____11)This method of steel production resulted in the improvement in steel quality that allowed for greater railroad development In the mid-1860s.
_____ 12) When more than one company is controlled by same board of directors, this combination exists.
_____13)This law stated that all business combinations in restraint of trade (monopolies) are illegal.
_____14)This banker used his wealth to invest in a variety of Industries, eventually buying U.S. Steel in 1901.
philosophy that supports the theory of evolution in an economic form is
called _______ _______.
developed the assembly line from its early beginnings in Samuel Slater's
textile factory of the 1790s.
|A) Interlocking Directorate
D) George Westinghouse
E) Social Darwinism
F) J.D. Rockefeller
G) Sherman Anti-Trust Act
H) Cornelius Vanderbilt
I) Pacific Railway Act
J) J.P. Morgan
L) The Civil War
N) Thomas A. Edison
O) Bessemer Process
P) Henry Ford