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Chapter 17-Business and Labor in the Industrial Era, 1860-19

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Transcript of Chapter 17-Business and Labor in the Industrial Era, 1860-19

Chapter 17-Business and Labor in the Industrial Era, 1860-1900
The Causes of Industrial Growth
New Transportation Systems
The Rise of Big Business
New Generation of Business Leaders
Big Business Men
A Changed Social Order

Canals
Steamboats
Railroads
Communication Networks
"Between 1865-1900, more than 15 million newcomers arrived in the United States"
These Leaders were referred to as:
"cold blooded capitalist, captains of the industry and robber barons"
From that influx came business leaders/ entrepreneurs "that led America's transition into an urban-industrial society"
pg. 751
Andrew Carnegie
J. P. Morgan
John D. Rockefeller
Cornelius Vanderbilt
19th Century Inventors
Alexander Graham Bell
Thomas Edison
Nikola Tesla
Child Labor
http://www.careeraddict.com/10-companies-that-still-use-child-labor
10 Companies that Still Use Child Labor in the United Sates
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