Social Studies - Industrial Revolution

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  1. What is the economy?
    The way a country makes money.
  2. What happens to prices in:
    - A surplus
    - And a shortage
    In a surplus, prices go down. In a shortage, prices go up.
  3. Why did industry boom after the Civil War?
    More factories were being built in the North and South, more products were being made in factories, mass production was developed, and better transportation with railroads came about.
  4. How did the creation of the oil industry help the economy? Who controlled this industry?
    Rockefeller controlled this industry. This industry led to more jobs, oil for machines, and gasoline for cars.
  5. How did the creation of the Steel industry help the economy? Who controlled this industry?
    Andrew Carnegie controlled this industry. This industry led to more jobs, development of cities, and development of railroads.
  6. How did the creation of the railroad industry help the economy? Who controlled this industry?
    Morgan controlled this industry. This industry led to more jobs, easier and faster transportation, faster communication and more trade, and the development of the West.
  7. How did the assembly line make products cheaper?
    Mass production and the division of labor meant that every worker had a small task to do over and over, experts aren't needed to hand make a car when 100 unskilled workers can do the same thing.
  8. What are captains of industry? How did they change business in America?
    A captain of industry is someone who controls an industry. They changed business in America by introducing monopolies and cut-throat competition.
  9. How do businesses make money?
    They charge more than they spend to make a profit.
  10. What is Caity's favorite animal?
    iguanas, obviously.
  11. What is revenue?
    The amount of money that a business earns, before expenses.
  12. How do businesses calculate prices in order to make a profit?
    Subtract expenses from revenue to get profit.
  13. What were the purpose of the Jim Crow laws?
    To keep the freed slaves from voting.
  14. What was the purpose of the freedmen's bureau?
    Give jobs, homes, and education to freed slaves.
  15. What court case legalized seperate but equal?
    Plessy v. Ferguson
  16. What court case ended seperate but equal?
    Brown v. Board of Ed
  17. What is civil disobedience?
    Protesting unfair laws peacefully.
  18. What was the Oklahoma Land Rush?
    Free land was given away in Oklahoma to encourage moving to the West so people raced to get there as soon as possible.
  19. How wild was the west?
    • There was no law and order.
    • As in no rules to be followed, not the TV show.
  20. What did the 13th, 14th, and 15th amendment try to accomplish?
    Giving the african americans civil rights.
  21. What did the homestead act and oklahoma land rush accomplish?
    Giving away free land to get people ot move west.
  22. What was the 13th ammendment?
    Slavery is illegal.
  23. Who did Mrs. Giunta likely vote for?
    lol plot twist, she voted for the independant party.
  24. What was the 14th ammendment?
    African Americans are citizens.
  25. What was the 15th ammendment?
    African Americans have the right to vote.
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Social Studies - Industrial Revolution
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