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Ch 8: NY Regents - Industrialization and Urbanization from 1870-1900: Tutoring Solution

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  • Describe the economic policies of the Second Industrial Revolution.
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  • Discuss the labor unions of the Second Industrial Revolution.
  • Explain the goals of the Populist Party platform.
  • Learn how immigration into industrial America led to the rise of nativism.
  • Describe the effects of urbanization.

11 Lessons in Chapter 8: NY Regents - Industrialization and Urbanization from 1870-1900: Tutoring Solution
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Economic Policies During the Second Industrial Revolution

1. Economic Policies During the Second Industrial Revolution

With encouragement from the federal government, the Second Industrial Revolution transformed America from an agrarian nation into an industrial power. The mixed effects of these changes on the American people prompted Mark Twain to dub the period the 'Gilded Age.'

American Industry Development in the Gilded Age: Bessemer Process, Scientific Management & New Business Models

2. American Industry Development in the Gilded Age: Bessemer Process, Scientific Management & New Business Models

American industry was transformed in the Second Industrial Revolution but not just through mechanization. Find out how new methods of management and organization helped the development of big business.

Andrew Carnegie and the Robber Barons

3. Andrew Carnegie and the Robber Barons

The Second Industrial Revolution created enormous wealth for industrialists like Andrew Carnegie. These corporate leaders were sometimes called Robber Barons for their questionable business practices, but they were also well-known for their philanthropy.

Labor Conditions During the Second Industrial Revolution

4. Labor Conditions During the Second Industrial Revolution

In the period between the Civil War and World War I, the American economy - supported by industry rather than agriculture - boomed. But, not everything glittered in the Gilded Age. Learn about the difficult, dangerous conditions of work during the Second Industrial Revolution.

Labor Unions During the Second Industrial Revolution: Organized Labor vs. Management

5. Labor Unions During the Second Industrial Revolution: Organized Labor vs. Management

Before American businesses had to comply with basic labor laws and safety regulations, workers organized to improve their working conditions. Learn about the early labor unions and their violent clashes with management and government.

The Grange and the Populist Party Platform: Goals, History & Definitions

6. The Grange and the Populist Party Platform: Goals, History & Definitions

During the Gilded Age of the late 19th century, farm prices fell and the federal government began supporting industry. Farmers first organized the Grange, a social movement that turned political with Farmers' Alliances. The Populist Party emerged to represent agrarian interests at the national level.

Immigration in Industrial America and the Rise of Nativism

7. Immigration in Industrial America and the Rise of Nativism

Between the Civil War and WWI, America experienced a massive third wave of immigration. Learn about where these immigrants came from, where they went and how 'native' Americans responded to them.

Urbanization During the Second Industrial Revolution in America: Effects & Problems

8. Urbanization During the Second Industrial Revolution in America: Effects & Problems

After the Civil War, America transformed from a rural nation to an urban nation. Learn where all those people came from and why. Using New York City as an example, you'll see some of the problems of urbanization and the steps they took to improve it.

The Dawes Act of 1887: Definition & Summary

9. The Dawes Act of 1887: Definition & Summary

The U.S. has a long history of implementing plans with the 'best of intentions.' This is especially true for its long and tragic relationship with Native Americans. One of the starkest examples of this is the Dawes Act of 1887.

The Pendleton Act: Definition & Summary

10. The Pendleton Act: Definition & Summary

The Pendleton Act of 1883 was a result of the killing of President James A. Garfield. His assassin believed he was fulfilling a political vendetta. Garfield's death pushed Congress to debate civil service reform and pass the Pendleton Act. Learn about the Act and test yourself with a quiz.

The Credit Mobilier Scandal of 1872: Definition & Overview

11. The Credit Mobilier Scandal of 1872: Definition & Overview

In the 1860s, the Union Pacific Railroad created the Credit Mobilier Company as a front to bribe U.S. congressmen and funnel money to its construction projects. Read about how these dealings became public in the Credit Mobilier Scandal.

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