Flashcards in 6.1 Industrialization Deck (16):
What was one shortcoming of laissez-faire government?
Failed to protect workers and consumers
Traditional members of the Republican Party that favored patronage (spoils system)
Moderate members of the Republican Party seeking civil service reform
Activist members of the Republican Party that left in protest to corruption
Who invented the telephone?
Alexander Graham Bell
Who invented the sewing machine?
Who revolutionized steel production?
Elimination of competitors
Gaining control of production and distribution process
John D. Rockefeller
Dominated oil industry
Dominated steel industry
Leader in banking and finance
System of scientific management developed by Frederick W. Taylor that was used to increase factory production and lower labor cost
Criticized as "robber barons", used Social Darwinism to justify wealth, believed in the "Gospel of Wealth"