Social Studies.

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Social Studies.
2012-12-09 17:55:51

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  1. A community center where people could learn new skills and get help such as food and medicine.

                                Settlement House.
  2. Workers refusing to work until employers meet their demands.

  3. A person who sets up and runs a business.

  4. Oil.

  5. A railroad that crossed the entire continent.

                        Transcontinental Railroad.

  6. Very tall buildings.

  7. A group of workers whojoin together to improve working conditions.

  8. An economic system in wich people are free to start and run their own businesses with limited government control.

                                  Free Enterprise.
  9. Poorly built apartment buildings.

  10. Government controls that were put in place to limit immigration.

  11. This allows workers and employers to discuss and agree on working conditions.

                              Collective Bargaining.
  12. A public annoucement that tells people about a product or opportunity.


  13.                            John Philip Sousa.
  14. A Chinese girl whose fight to attend public school led to a seperate school for Chinese children in San Francisco.

                                 Mamie Tape.

  15.                          Theodore Judah.
  16. Stanford, Huntington, Hopkins, and Crocker.

                                 The Big Four.
  17. Built oil refineries and owned Standard Oil Co.

                                John D. Rockefeller.
  18. Used steel cables and beams to build suspended bridges.

                                      John Roebling.
  19. Invented first practical light bulb.

                                 Thomas Edison.
  20. Started Hull House, a settlement house in Chicago.

                                   Jane Addams.
  21. Labor leader who helped start the AFL{American Federation of Labor}.

                                Samuel Gompers.
  22. Improved an air brake system to stop trains more effectively.

                                 Granville T. Woods.
  23. Invented the telephone.

                            Alexander Graham Bell.
  24. Built steel mills and became very wealthy.

                               Andrew Carnegie.
  25. Used steel frames to construct much taller buildings.

                                 William Jenney.
  26. Invented and improved light bulb filament and an efficient way to produce it.

                                  Lewis Lattimer.
  27. A skilled herbalist who came from China to California where he opened an herb shop.

                                   Yee Fung Cheung.