Unit Four Review Sheet The Rise of Industrial America Vocabulary Industrialists; Cornelius Vanderbilt, Jay Could, Andrew Carnegie, John D. Rockefeller Big Business; J.P. Morgan, Standard Oil, U.S. Steel, Union and Central Pacific Railroad Transcontinental Railroad Causes of Industrial Growth Second Industrial Revolution Sherman Anti-Trust Interstate Commerce Act of 1886 Causes of labor discontent Anti-Union Tactics Railroad Strike 1877 Knights of Labor Haymarket Bombing American Federation of Labor Pullman Strike Railroad Workers (Chinese, Irish, Veterans) Laissez-Faire Capitalism Social Darwinism Captains of Industry/Robber Barons Monopolies, Trusts, Pools The Last West Vocabulary Great Plains Homestead Act Causes of “Indian Wars” Dawes Act of 1887 Sharecropping Jim Crow Laws Grange Movement Munn v Illinois Wabash v Illinois Interstate Commerce Commission Frontier Thesis The Growth of Cities and American Culture Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 Causes of Immigration Old Immigrants v New Immigrants Causes of Migration Tenements, poverty Political machines, “boss”, Tammany Hall The Politics of the Gilded Age Vocabulary Populists McKinley Tariff of 1890 Evaluative Questions; 1. AIMs #1-16 2. Textbook; Unit Four 3. How successful was organized labor in improving the position of workers in the period from 1875 to 1900? Analyze the factors that contributed to the level of success achieved. 4. How did the “Old Immigration” of the 1840s and 50s differ from the “New Immigration” that began in the 1880s? 5. How were the lives of the Plains Indians in the second half of the nineteenth century affected by technological developments and government actions? 6. Throughout its history, the United States has been a land of refuge and opportunity for immigrants.” Assess the validity of this statement 7. Analyze the reasons for the emergence of the Populist movement in the late nineteenth century.