US History

  1. 2. a socialist, political activist, trade unionist, one of the founding members of the Industrial Workers of the World, and five times the candidate of the Socialist Party of America for President
  2. 4. he developed many devices in fields such as electric power generation, mass communication, sound recording, and motion pictures
  3. 6. an Irish-born American schoolteacher and dressmaker who became a prominent union organizer, community organizer, and activist
  4. 10. a United States Supreme Court case in which the Court upheld the power of state governments to regulate private industries
  5. 14. a business magnate and philanthropist. He has been widely considered the wealthiest American of all time
  6. 15. a United States federal law that was designed to regulate the railroad industry
  7. 16. an American businessman and the first American to successfully drill for oil
  8. 17. a national federation of labor unions in the United States
  9. 18. they believe in "survival of the fittest" and that some people do better because they are innately better
  10. 19. a two-part fraud conducted from 1864 to 1867 by the Union Pacific Railroad and the Crédit Mobilier of America construction company
  11. 20. he invented the QWERTY keyboard, has been contended to be one of the inventors of the first typewriter in the United States, and he was also a newspaper publisher and Wisconsin politician
  1. 1. when a business grows by acquiring a similar company in their industry
  2. 3. a 1,911-mile continuous railroad line constructed between 1863 and 1869 that connected the U.S.
  3. 5. an international labor union that was founded in Chicago in 1905
  4. 7. a Scottish-American industrialist and philanthropist who led the expansion of the American steel industry in the late 19th century
  5. 8. a Scottish-born inventor, scientist and engineer who is credited with patenting the first practical telephone
  6. 9. a British-born American cigar maker, labor union leader and a key figure in American labor history
  7. 11. an engineer and industrialist who designed and manufactured the Pullman sleeping car and founded a company town, Pullman, for the workers
  8. 12. this authorized the federal government to institute proceedings against trusts in order to dissolve them
  9. 13. the first inexpensive industrial process for the mass production of steel from molten pig iron