Chapter 6 a new industrial age review

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CHAPTER 6
A NEW INDUSTRIAL AGE
TEST REVIEW
SECTION 1
WHAT DID
EDWIN L. DRAKE DO?
HE SUCCESSFULLY USED
A STEAM ENGINE TO
DRILL FOR OIL NEAR
TITUSVILLE, PA.
WHO DEVELOPED AN
EFFICIENT TECHNIQUE
FOR TRANSFORMING IRON
INTO STEEL?
HENRY BESSEMER
WHO INVENTED THE
TYPEWRITER?
CHRISTOPHER SHOLES
WHO PERFECTED THE INCANDESCENT
LIGHT BULB AT HIS RESEARCH
L A B O R A T O RY I N M E N L O PA R K , N J
AND
DEVELOPED AN ENTIRE SYSTEM FOR
PRODUCING AND DISTRIBUTING
E L E C T R I C A L P OW E R A N D O RG A N I Z E D
P OW E R P L A N T S A RO U N D T H E NA T I O N ?
THOMAS ALVA EDISON
WHO INVENTED THE
TELEPHONE?
ALEXANDER GRAHAM
BELL
W H AT W E R E T H R E E M A J O R
FAC T O R S T H AT C O N T R I BU T E D T O
THE IMMENSE TECHNOLOGICAL
B O O M T H AT T O O K P L AC E I N T H E
U N I T E D S TAT E S A F T E R T H E C I V I L
WA R ?
1 . A B U N DA N T N A T U R A L R E S O U R C E S
2. AN EXPLOSION OF INVENTIONS
3 . A R A P I D LY G R OW I N G U R BA N
POPULATION
SECTION 2
COMPLETED IN 1869,
WHAT LINKED THE
ATLANTIC AND PACIFIC
COASTS?
TRANSCONTINENTAL
RAILROAD
WHAT INDUSTRIALIST’S
COMPANY PRODUCED
STANDARD RAILROAD
CARS AND ELEGANT
SLEEPING CARS?
GEORGE M. PULLMAN
W H A T C O N S T RU C T I O N C O M PA N Y
F O R M E D I N 1 8 6 4 B Y OW N E R S O F
T H E U N I O N PA C I F I C R A I L ROA D
U S E D I T T O F R AU D U L E N T LY S K I M
O F F R A I L ROA D P RO F I T S F O R
T H E M S E LV E S ?
CREDIT MOBILIER
I N W H I C H S U P R E M E C O U RT
C A S E D I D T H E S TA T E S W I N
THE RIGHT TO REGULATE
R A I L ROA D S F O R T H E
B E N E F I T S O F FA R M E R S A N D
CONSUMERS?
MUNN V. ILLINOIS
WHAT ACT ESTABLIS HED THE
RIGHT OF THE FEDERAL
G OV E R N M E N T T O S U P E RV I S E
R A I L ROA D A C T I V I T I E S A N D
ESTABLIS H A FIVE-MEMBER
INTERSTATE COMMISSION ( ICC)
FOR THAT PURPOSE?
INTERSTATE COMMERCE
ACT
WHAT REASONS DID
AVERAGE AMERICANS OF
THE LATE 1800S HAVE TO
APPROVE OF THE
RAILROAD COMPANIES?
LAYING THOUSANDS OF MILES OF TRACK
P R OV I D I N G Q U I C K , C O M F O R T A B L E T R A V E L
E F F I C I E N T LY M OV I N G G O O D S A C R O S S VA S T
REGIONS OF THE NATION
T H E S T A N DA R D I Z A T I O N O F T I M E M A D E
DA I LY L I F E M O R E C O N V E N I E N T
WHAT REASONS DID
AVERAGE AMERICANS OF
THE LATE 1800S HAVE TO
DISAPPROVE OF THE
RAILROAD COMPANIES?
S T A N DA R D I Z A T I O N O F T I M E S E E M E D A N A B U S E
O F T H E R A I L ROA D S ’ P OW E R A N D A N I N T RU S I O N
ON THEIR LIVES
A V E R A G E A M E R I C A N S P R O B A B LY D I D N ’ T
A P P R E C I A T E H O W R A I L R O A D C O M PA N I E S
TREATED THEIR WORKERS, DISCRIMINATED
A G A I N S T FA R M E R S A N D D R O V E T H E M I N T O
DEBT
E N G A G E D I N P O L I T I C A L C O R RU P T I O N A N D T H E
S T E A L I N G O F L A R G E S U M S O F M O N E Y.
THE END 
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