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Really Rich Guys 100 This guy got really rich in the oil industry.
Really Rich Guys 100 John D. Rockefeller
Really Rich Guys 200 This guy got really rich in the steel industry.
Really Rich Guys 200 Andrew Carnegie.
Really Rich Guys 300 He used the assembly line to make cars that were affordable for many people.
Really Rich Guys 300 Henry Ford
Really Rich Guys 400 He is often compared to the robber barons of the 19 th century, though he is alive and well today, making billions from computer software.
Really Rich Guys 400 Bill Gates
Really Rich Guys 500 He made his millions from his domination of the railroads.
Really Rich Guys 500 Cornelius Vanderbilt
Inventions – 100 He invented thousands of things, like the phonograph and the light bulb. His power stations sent electricity to homes and factories, changing the way we lived.
Inventions Thomas Edison
Inventions His telephone made it easy to communicate with people over long distances.
Inventions Alexander Graham Bell
Inventions This invention could do the work of 10 men on the farm, so fewer workers were needed on the farms.
Inventions The Reaper
Inventions They were the first to fly, at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina.
Inventions The Wright Brothers
Inventions The Bessemer process was a new way to make this product, which was much stronger than the iron ore it was made from.
Big City This city was at the center of the steel industry.
Big Cities Pittsburgh
Big Cities This city was at the center of the automobile industry.
Big City Detroit
Big Cities Which city was the center of the meat-packing industry, with factories like the one described in Upton Sinclairs The Jungle?
Big Cities Chicago
Big Cities The textile industry thrived in this area, where many Irish immigrants settled. Basketball hint: Irish people are sometimes referred to as Celts.
Big Cities New England/Boston
Big Cities – 500 This was the first city with electricity, and it is still our countrys most populous city.
Big Cities New York
Names in the News She founded the Hull House to help immigrants adjust to America.
Names in the News Jane Addams
Names in the News This popular African-American leader felt vocational education was key, but thought social segregation was acceptable.
Names in the News Booker T. Washington
Names in the News 300 This man called for an end to segregation, and demanded equal rights in all areas of life.
Names in the News W.E.B. Dubois
Names in the News This woman fought for womens suffrage, though she died before women were given the right to vote.
Names in the News Susan B. Anthony or Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Names in the News This Confederate general called for reconciliation after the war. Later he founded a university in Virginia that bears his name today, and he has a street and an elementary school named after him in Spotsylvania County.
Names in the News Robert E. Lee
Immigration Name one of the reasons immigrants came to America in the late 1800s.
Immigration Religious Freedom Opportunity for a better life ($$) Escape from Oppressive Governments Adventure
Immigration Many immigrants lived in poorly built, overcrowded apartments when they got to America. What were these buildings called?
Immigration Early European immigrants came mostly from Northern and Western Europe, places like England and Germany. Where did the New Immigrants come from?
Immigration Eastern and Southern Europe (like Russia and Italy)
Immigration What is the word for neighborhoods, usually poor, crowded, dirty and crime- ridden, where immigrants often lived with people from their own ethnic groups.
Immigration Some people didnt like the new immigrants and treated them badly. What is the word for not liking someone just because he is a different nationality, race or religion?
Immigration Prejudice (racism can be accepted – it is one type of prejudice, based on race; discrimination works, too.)
Industrialization Name a problem faced by workers in factories and mines (that hasnt been named in another question).
Industrialization Low Wages Long Hours Dangerous Jobs Child Labor
Industrialization Sometimes all the workers in a factory or industry would stop working and try to shut down the company so management would have to bargain with them. What were these work stoppages called?
Industrialization Workers organized groups to fight together for higher wages and better working conditions. What were these Organized Labor groups called?
Industrialization Kids could have jobs. That sounds great! Give at least one reason child labor was not considered a good thing.
Industrialization The kids got paid a lot less than adults, they worked long hours, they often got hurt, they never got to go to school, they often grew into criminals because they had now respect for authority.
Industrialization Strikes sometimes turned violent. This sometimes hurt unions image among the public. Name one strike or labor incident that turned violent.
Industrialization Homestead Strike Or Haymarket Riot
This cartoonist helped bring down Boss Tweed, the head of New Yorks powerful political machine. He also gave us the Republican elephant, the Democratic donkey and the Santa Claus we know today.