Strict government laws and regulations
Abundant natural resources
A large labor force
The development of the railroad
Number of hours employees are required to work
Manufacture of large quantities of a product quickly and cheaply
Profit made by a large business or corporation
Formation of a business monopoly
The prices went down
The prices went up
The prices stayed the same
The prices instantly doubled
The railroad stopped Ashley and Morgan from moving west
Raw materials in the west could now be transported to factories in the east
Manufactured products could be shipped more quickly throughout the nation
Both "B" and "C" are correct
The wages were high
Families needed money to survive
The work was easy and safe
There were no public schools.
Passage of federal laws that favored workers
Laws restricting immigration and naturalization
Economic depressions that led to high unemployment
Poor working conditions and low wages in many industries
Establish a full time fire department
Protect the safety of workers
Improve city apartments
Unsanitary working conditions in factories
Unequal distribution of profits between manegment and workers
Formation of labor unions
Government usually supported business instead of workers
Unions were considered to be constitutional
Strikes had never been used before in labor disputes
Strikers failed to use violent tactics
Poverty has been eliminated throughout the United States
Workers have better working conditions today.
The free market economy has been destroyed.
There is increased trade with European nations
Employers to fire any worker who goes on strike
Workers to influence the government
Workers in unions to negotiate with employers.
For a minimum wage
Active government involvement in industries.
Minimum government regulations, if any at all.
High tariffs (taxes) on imported goods.
Unemployment insurance, minimum wage, and other government regulations
There is so much competition they do not know who has the best product.
The prices are so low that consumers buy too many products.
Consumers are not affected by monopolies.
The price of goods becomes very high
Robbed from the rich to give to the poor
Made unnecessarily risky investments
Used ruthless business tactics against their competitors
Stole money from the federal government
Can raise large amounts of capital through the sale of stock
Have fewer government regulations than other types of businesses have
Exist only as long as the original owner lives
Are more easily organized
Individual business owners
All of society equally.
Ending the need for water transportation
Providing the most efficient means of transportation over long distances
Concentrating on military
Encouraging farm workers' unions
Gave in to the demands of unions
Donated millions of dollars to various charities.