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Innovations DBQ: Outside Information


Specialization in workplace
Working conditions
Disaffection of workers
Interchangeable parts
Horizontal integration
Vertical integration
Captains of industry/robber barons
Andrew Carnegie
John D. Rockefeller
J.P. Morgan
Labor contracts
Yellow Dog
Blacklists
Labor Unions
American Federation of Labor
Samuel Gompers

Knights of Labor
Terrance Powderly

American Railway Union
Eugene V. Debs

International Workers of the World

Strikes/Labor disorders
Pullman
Homestead Steel
Railroad Strike of 1877

Company towns
Pullman

Railroads
Munn v. Illinois
Wabash v. Illinois
Sherman Anti-Trust Act
Court injunctions

Interstate Commerce Commission
Rugged individualism
“Rags to riches”
Horatio Algers

Social gospel
Agriculture innovations
Tractor
Reaper

Urbanization
Settlement houses
Jane Adams
Hull House

Political machines
Tenements
Jacob Riis

Mail order
Advertising
Scientific farming
Increased crop yield

New South
Tennant farming
Sharecropping

Grange
Oliver Kelley

Farmers’ Alliances
Mary Elizabeth Lease

Regional differences
Panic of 1877
Panic of 1893
Tariffs
Free silver
“Hard money” versus “soft money”
Goldbugs/Silverites
Sherman Silver Purchase Act
Bland Allison Act

Political parties
Republicans
William McKinley
Marc Hanna

Democrats
William Jennings Bryan

Populists
William Jennings Bryan
Omaha Platform
“Cross of Gold” speech

Socialism
Eugene V. Debs

Nativism
Old immigrant versus new immigrant
Chinese Exclusion Act
Gentlemen’s agreement