American History Chapter 6: The Expansion of American Industry Review



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American History Chapter 6: The Expansion of American Industry Review

I. Vocabulary


  1. Patent and Trademark Office

  2. Patents

  3. Productivity

  4. Thomas A. Edison

  5. Lewis Latimer

  6. George Westinghouse

  7. Samuel Morse

  8. Alexander Graham Bell

  9. AT&T

  10. Transcontinental Railroad

  11. Promontory Summit

  12. Time Zones

  13. Bessemer Process

  14. Mass Production

  15. Brooklyn Bridge/Reliance Building

  16. Social Darwinism

  17. Oligolopoly

  18. Monopoly

  19. Cartels

  20. Andrew Carnegie

  21. Vertical Consolidation

  22. Economies of Scale

  23. John Rockefeller

  24. Horizontal Consolidation

  25. Trust

  26. Sherman Antitrust Act

  27. Piecework

  28. Sweatshops

  29. Division of labor

  30. Jacob Riis

  31. Socialisms

  32. Karl Marx

  33. Knights of Labor

  34. Craft Union

  35. Collective Bargaining

  36. Yellow Dog

  37. Great Railroad Strike of 1877

  38. Industrial union


  1. Scabs

  2. Anarchists




  1. Short Essay

Please do 2 out of the 3 for 5 points each.


  1. Analyze the cause and effects of the Haymarket Riot

  2. Analyze the cause and effects of the Homestead Strike

  3. Analyze the cause and effects of the Pullman Strike




  1. Long Essay

Please write in long essay form! 10points


  1. RAFT Essay (Role, Audience, Format, Topic)


RoleYou are Carnegie, McCormick, Pullman, or Rockefeller

Audience – Newspaper editor/circulation of national newspaper

Format/Topic– an expository letter to the editor defending your actions regarding your business practices. (Robber baron v. Captain of Industry)


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