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The industrial revolution : key themes and documents

Author: James Stuart Olson; Shannon L Kenny
Publisher: Sanata Barbara, California : ABC-CLIO, [2015]
Series: Unlocking American history
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"For advanced high school and beginning undergraduate readership... will support Advanced Placement (AP) U.S. History and Common Core." "Sample question and list of top tips for successfully answering AP-exam DBQs (Document based essay question)"--
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Stuart Olson; Shannon L Kenny
ISBN: 9781610699754 1610699750
OCLC Number: 887450848
Notes: "Unlocking American history."
Description: xxxvii, 303 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Key themes : Agriculture and food industry --
Business and finance --
Economics --
Environment and natural resources --
Industrialism --
Labor --
Politics --
Social change --
Technology --
Transportation --
Alphabetical list of entries : Agricultural revolution --
Amalgamated Association of Iron, Steel, and Tin Workers of the United States --
American Federation of Labor --
American Railway Union --
American System --
Antitrust --
Armour, Philip Danforth --
Automobile --
Bailey v. Drexel Furniture Co. (1922) --
Baltimore & Ohio Railroad --
Bank of the United States --
Bell, Alexander Graham --
Bellamy, Edward --
Bessemer Process --
Bimetallism --
Bryan, William Jennings --
Canals --
Capitalism --
Carnegie, Andrew --
Central Pacific Railroad --
Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railroad Company v. Minnesota (1890) --
Child labor --
Chrysler, Walter Percy --
Civil War --
Clay, Henry --
Clayton Antitrust Act of 1914 --
Coal --
Commerce Clause --
Contracts Clause --
Cooper, Peter --
Corporation --
Cotton gin --
Coxey's Army --
Crocker, Charles --
Croly, Herbert David --
Cumberland Road --
Debs, Eugene Victor --
Deere, John --
Depression of 1893 --
Donnelly, Ignatius --
DuPont, Pierre --
Duke, James Buchanan --
Durant, William Crapo --
Duryea Brothers --
Eastman, George --
Edison, Thomas Alva --
Election of 1860 --
Election of 1896 --
Election of 1912 --
Electricity --
Ely, Richard T. --
Erie Canal --
Factory --
Federal Reserve Act of 1913 --
Federal Trade Commission Act of 1914 --
Field, Cyrus West --
Firestone, Harvey Samuel --
Ford, Henry --
Ford Motor Company --
Frick, Henry Clay --
Frontier Thesis --
General Electric Corporation --
General Motors Corporation --
George, Henry --
Gibbons v. Ogden (1824) --
Gold Standard Act of 1900 --
Gompers, Samuel --
Gould, Jay --
Granger Laws --
Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company --
Great Migration, The --
Great Northern Railway --
Greenback-Labor Party --
Hammer v. Dagenhart --
Hard money --
Harriman, Edward Henry --
Haymarket Riot --
Hill, James Jerome --
Hoe, Richard March --
Holding company --
Homestead Strike --
Hopkins, Mark --
Horizontal integration --
Howe, Elias --
Hydroelectric power --
Immigration --
In re Debs (1895) Industrial Workers of the World --
Infrastructure --
Injunction --
Intellectual property rights --
Interlocking directorate --
Internal improvements --
Internal-combustion engine --
Interstate Commerce Commission --
Jones, Mary Harris ("Mother Jones") --
Knights of Labor --
Laissez-faire --
Light bulb --
Lochner v. New York (1905) --
Marshall, John --
Mass production --
McCormick, Cyrus Hall --
Meat Inspection Act of 1906 --
Meat-packing industry --
Mesabi Range --
Molly Maguires --
Monopoly --
Morgan, John Pierpont --
Morse, Samuel Finley Breese --
Muckrakers --
Muller v. Oregon (1908) --
Munn v. Illinois (1877) --
National Association of Manufacturers --
National Banking Act of 1864 --
National Labor Union --
New freedom --
New nationalism --
New South --
New York Central Railroad --
Northern Pacific Railway --
Ocala Platform --
Ohio and Erie Canal --
Oil well --
Otis, Elisha Graves --
Panic of 1819 --
Panic of 1837 --
Panic of 1857 --
Panic of 1873 --
Panic of 1907 --
Pennsylvania Railroad --
Petroleum --
Pool --
Populists --
Precision lathe --
Printing press --
Progressive movement --
Pujo Committee --
Pullman, George Mortimer --
Pullman Strike --
Pure Food and Drug Act of 1906 --
Railroad brotherhoods --
Railroad strike of 1877 --
Railroads --
Rebate --
Refrigeration --
Robber Barons --
Rockefeller, John Davison --
Roosevelt, Theodore --
Sachs, Samuel --
Schwab, Charles --
Scientific management --
Sears, Roebuck and Company --
Separate spheres --
Sewing machine --
Sherman Antitrust Act of 1890 --
Sinclair, Upton Beall --
Sixteenth Amendment --
Slater, Samuel --
Slaughterhouse cases --
Slavery --
Social Darwinism --
Social gospel --
Socialism --
Specie circular (soft money) --
Spindletop --
Spinning --
Standard Oil Company --
Stanford, Leland --
Steam engine --
Steam turbine --
Steel --
Stevens, Robert Livingston --
Sweatshops --
Swift, Gustavus Franklin --
Swift & Co. v. United States (1905) --
Taft, William Howard --
Telegraph --
Telephone --
Tesla, Nikola --
Textile industry --
Tractor --
Transcontinental railroad --
Triangle Shirtwaist Fire --
Trust --
Turnpike --
Typewriter --
Union Pacific Railroad --
United Mine Workers --
United States Steel Corporation --
United States v. E.C. Knight Company (1895) --
Vanderbilt, Cornelius --
Veblen, Thorstein --
Vertical integration --
Vulcanization --
Wabash, St. Louis & Pacific Railroad Co. v. Illinois (1886) --
Waltham System --
Ward, Aaron Montgomery --
"Atlanta Compromise Speech" (1895) / Washington, Booker T. --
Westinghouse, George --
Whitney, Eli --
Wilson, Thomas Woodrow --
Women in the workplace --
Yellow-dog contract.
Series Title: Unlocking American history
Responsibility: James S. Olson with Shannon L. Kenny.

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