Using computers in the work place
Creating boats and trains
Using machinery to produce and distribute things
Making new inventions
Produced the best product
Was the first person in the world to create his product
Kept costs low by controlling all parts of production
Alexander Graham Bell
A really REALLY big business
A business that uses machines
A business owned by many investors
A business that is doing well
It can cause higher prices
It limits product improvement
It allows for low quality goods
All of the above
People often worked 24 hour shifts
If you complained you could easily be replaced
Most factory women earned about $1 to $3 a day.
Young children would work for a few dollars a week
A company that trades with other countries
A group that trades within the Union (U.S.)
Workers who would join together to fight for better working conditions
Police who were used to control strikers
American Federation of Labor
Knight of Labor
Homestead Labor group
Frick and Carnegie gave into worker demands
The workers gave up and went back to work
Violence broke out between strikers and private guards, but the plant still reopened
Carnegie died which ended the problem
They didn't have a union.
Their strikes were ignored and they were locked out of the factory.
The strikes they staged led to violence.
They were too afraid to complain.
Allowing workers to join unions
Building safer passenger elevators
Using fire-resistant fabrics
Keeping factory doors unlocked