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Industrialization

For information on historical figures from this time period(Thomas Edison, J.D. Rockefeller, Andrew Carnegie) please use the Biography in Context database found on the library home page under the database tab.

For information on inventions created during this time period(photography, reaper, telegraph, sewing machine, typewriter, telephone, light bulb) please us the US History in Context database found on the library home page under the database tab.

The 1900's Business and Economy(Horizontal Integration)
"The 1900s Business and the Economy: Overview." UXL American Decades. Ed. Julie L. Carnagie, et al. Vol. 1: 1900-1909. Detroit: UXL, 2003. 22-23. Gale U.S. History In Context. Web. 16 Nov. 2011.

Bessemer Process
"English Inventor Henry Bessemer Develops Process to Produce Inexpensive Steel."Science and Its Times. Ed. Neil Schlager and Josh Lauer. Vol. 5. Detroit: Gale, 2001. Gale U.S. History In Context. Web. 16 Nov. 2011.

Business Trusts
"Trusts, Business." Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. Economic History. Ed. Thomas Carson and Mary Bonk. Detroit: Gale, 1999. Gale U.S. History In Context. Web. 16 Nov. 2011.

Business Trusts and Regulation(Vertical Integration)
"Business Trusts and Regulation." American Decades. Ed. Judith S. Baughman, et al. Vol. 1: 1900-1909. Detroit: Gale, 2001. Gale U.S. History In Context. Web. 15 Nov. 2011.

Holding Company
Smith, Wm. Paul. "Holding Company." Dictionary of American History. Ed. Stanley I. Kutler. 3rd ed. Vol. 4. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 2003. 146-148. Gale U.S. History In Context. Web. 16 Nov. 2011.

Interstate Commerce Act of 1887
Rosenfeld, Ross. "Interstate Commerce Act of 1887." Major Acts of Congress. Ed. Brian K. Landsberg. Vol. 2. New York: Macmillan Reference USA, 2004. 211-213.Gale U.S. History In Context. Web. 16 Nov. 2011.

Monopoly
Fender, Ann Harper. "Monopoly." Dictionary of American History. Ed. Stanley I. Kutler. 3rd ed. Vol. 5. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 2003. 444-445. Gale U.S. History In Context. Web. 15 Nov. 2011.

Robber Barons
"Robber Barons." Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. Economic History. Ed. Thomas Carson and Mary Bonk. Detroit: Gale, 1999. Gale U.S. History In Context. Web. 16 Nov. 2011.

Rate Wars in the Railroad Industry
"Rate Wars in the Railroad Industry." American Decades Primary Sources. Ed. Cynthia Rose. Vol. 1: 1900-1909. Detroit: Gale, 2004. 100-105. Gale U.S. History In Context. Web. 16 Nov. 2011.

Sherman Anti-Trust Act of 1890
Congress, U.S. "The Sherman Antitrust Act of 1890." World War I and the Jazz Age. Woodbridge, CT: Primary Source Media, 1999. American Journey. Gale U.S. History In Context. Web. 16 Nov. 2011.

The Spread of the Factory System(Scrip)
"Industrialization: The Spread of the Factory System." American Eras. Vol. 7: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1850-1877. Detroit: Gale, 1997. 68-70. Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web. 17 Nov. 2011.

Social Darwinism
Paquette, G. B. "Social Darwinism." Encyclopedia of Western Colonialism since 1450. Ed. Thomas Benjamin. Vol. 3. Detroit: Macmillan Reference USA, 2007. 1044-1046. Gale U.S. History In Context. Web. 15 Nov. 2011.

The Town of Pullman
"The Model Town." American Studies @ The University of Virginia. Web. 16 Nov. 2011. <http://xroads.virginia.edu/~hyper/incorp/pullman/town.html>.

Transcontinental Railroad
Jones, R. Steven. "Transcontinental Railroad, Building of." Dictionary of American History. Ed. Stanley I. Kutler. 3rd ed. Vol. 8. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 2003. 181-182. Gale U.S. History In Context. Web. 16 Nov. 2011.

Welfare Capitalism
O'Connor, Alice. "Welfare Capitalism." Dictionary of American History. Ed. Stanley I. Kutler. 3rd ed. Vol. 8. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 2003. 437-438. Gale U.S. History In Context. Web. 16 Nov. 2011.

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