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Part 2. Chapter 24 . Gospel of Wealth. Written by Carnegie Rich should donate to causes which improve society Plutocracy – government controlled by wealthy Social Darwinism “Natural Selection” God chose them to be wealthy. Sherman Anti-trust Act. 1890 Limit monopolies

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gospel of wealth
Gospel of Wealth
  • Written by Carnegie
    • Rich should donate to causes which improve society
  • Plutocracy – government controlled by wealthy
  • Social Darwinism
    • “Natural Selection”
    • God chose them to be wealthy
sherman anti trust act
Sherman Anti-trust Act
  • 1890
  • Limit monopolies
  • Law was ineffective
    • Loopholes
    • All trusts suffered
american tobacco company
American Tobacco Company
  • James Buchanan Duke
  • 1890
  • Machine made cigarettes
southern industry setback
Southern industry setback
  • Railroads charged more shipping North then south
  • “Pittsburgh plus”
    • Steel from south charged large fee, no matter where it was shipped
  • Cotton
    • Northern capital created cotton mills
    • Paid low wages
economy
Economy
  • Agriculture -> Manufacturing
  • Wage earning
  • Women Workers
    • Typewriter
    • Telephone switchboard
unions
Unions
  • Contested wages, hours, and conditions
  • National Labor Union (1866)
    • 600,000 members
    • Colored National Labor Union
  • Knights of Labor (1861; secret till 1881)
    • Terence Powderly
    • All workers in one union
    • Economic and social reform
  • American Federation of Labor (AFL – 1886)
    • Samuel Gompers
    • Included only skilled workers
    • Association of Unions
haymarket square fire
Haymarket Square Fire
  • Chicago 1886
  • Rally of striking workers
  • Dynamite Bomb
  • 8 anarchists convicted
  • Blamed on Knights of Labor
cripple creek strike 1894
Cripple Creek Strike (1894)
  • 8hr day @ $3/hr 10hr day @ $3 or 8hr day @ $2.50/hr
  • Western Federation of Miners
  • State militia supported strikers
pullman strike 1894
Pullman Strike (1894)
  • Pullman, IL
  • Pullman Palace Car Company
  • American Railway Union (Eugene V. Debs)
  • 250,000 workers
  • U.S. Military ordered by Cleveland stepped in
    • Violated Sherman Anti-Trust
    • Stopped U.S. Mail
    • Safety issues
leadville miner s strike 1896
Leadville Miner’s Strike (1896)
  • Increased wages
    • (Had been lowered Panic 1893)
  • Union defeated
  • WFM became more radical
newsboys strike 1899
Newsboys strike (1899)
  • NY City
  • Youth lead against Pulitzer and Hearst
  • Successful