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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 stets up and runs a buisness
  4. oil
  5. a railroad that crossed the entire continent
    transcontiental railroad
  6. very tall buildings
  7. a group of workers who work together to improve working conditions
    labor union
  8. an economic system in which people are free to start and run their own businesses with limeted government control
    free enterprise
  9. poorly built aprtment buildings
  10. government controls that were placed to limit immigration
  11. this allows workers and employers to discuss and agree on workig conditions
    collective barganing
  12. a public announcment that tells people about a product or opportunity
  13. immigrant who wrote the stars and stripes forever
    Jhon P. Sousa
  14. a chinese girl whose fight tto attend public school led to a seperate school for chinese childeren in San Francisco
    Mamie Tape
  15. an engineer who belive in the idea of building the transcontiental railroad
    Thedore Judah
  16. stanford, huntington, hopkins, and croker
    the big 4
  17. built oil refineries and owned standard oil company
    John D. Rokefeller
  18. invented the first pratical light bulb
    Thomas A. Edison
  19. started hull house a settlement house in Chicago
    Ellen G. Starr
  20. labor leader who helped star the afl
    Samuel Gompers
  21. improved an air brake system to stop trains more effectively
    Granville T. Woods
  22. invented the telephone
    Alexander G. Bell
  23. built steel mills and became very wealthy
    Andrew Carnigie
  24. used steel frames to constuct much taller buildings
    William Jenney
  25. invented and improved the light bulb filament and a efficient way to produce it
    Lewis Lattimer
  26. used steel cables and beams to build suspended bridges
    John Roebling
  27. a skilled herbalist who came from china to california where he opened a herb shop
    Yee Fung Cheung
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2012-12-10 00:35:07

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