Industrialism
 
 
 
 
Omaha, Nebraska Irish men Nat. Am attacks Disease Sacramento, California Chinese men Tunnel thru mtns Weather Less money W...
 
 
 
 
 
Zulu Car - $40: backless bench: sleep under Day Coach - $75: seat lowered night w/ footrest Pullman - $100: sofa bed; fold...
Company 1: $50 million Company 2: $100 million Company 3: $150 million (Situation: UP - wants to hire construction  compan...
<ul><li>Congressmen were given stock in the Credit Mobilier company </li></ul><ul><li>Lower level officials were given fre...
 
<ul><li>Who? </li></ul><ul><li>Why meet? </li></ul><ul><li>What did  </li></ul><ul><li>they do? </li></ul>The Grange Movem...
<ul><li>Owners of private property in which public has interest must be controlled by gov’t </li></ul><ul><li>Impact:  rai...
State can’t set rates on railroads coming into their state or leaving  their state Impact: charged one fee for each ride W...
<ul><li>Railroad rates must be reasonable and just </li></ul><ul><li>Impact: can’t charge more for short haul than long </...
<ul><li>Improved Transportation </li></ul><ul><li>Destruction of buffalo herds (impact on Nat. Am.) </li></ul><ul><li>Deat...
triumph of 'American' labor and technology over the vast, inhospitable stretches of the western landscape OR a huge moveme...
EXIT SLIP:  ANALOGY An analogy is a comparison of certain similarities between things which are otherwise unlike. Ex: A st...
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Industrial era rail roads

  1. 1. Industrialism
  2. 6. Omaha, Nebraska Irish men Nat. Am attacks Disease Sacramento, California Chinese men Tunnel thru mtns Weather Less money Work longer hours Had to pay for food Point where companies met: Promontory Point, Utah (with golden spike) Accidents, materials shipped from far Union Pacific Central Pacific Began to build from: Description of workers: Hardships Encountered:
  3. 12. Zulu Car - $40: backless bench: sleep under Day Coach - $75: seat lowered night w/ footrest Pullman - $100: sofa bed; folded down; blanket
  4. 13. Company 1: $50 million Company 2: $100 million Company 3: $150 million (Situation: UP - wants to hire construction company for railroads) Federal $ Taxpayers All parts equal, who would YOU hire? Who did the Union Pacific hire? Why did they hire this company? Credit Mobilier
  5. 14. <ul><li>Congressmen were given stock in the Credit Mobilier company </li></ul><ul><li>Lower level officials were given free passes on the railroads anywhere </li></ul>Why didn't the gov't stop it? GRAFT
  6. 16. <ul><li>Who? </li></ul><ul><li>Why meet? </li></ul><ul><li>What did </li></ul><ul><li>they do? </li></ul>The Grange Movement
  7. 17. <ul><li>Owners of private property in which public has interest must be controlled by gov’t </li></ul><ul><li>Impact: railroads privately owned, but </li></ul><ul><li>regulated by public </li></ul>Munn vs. Illinois The PEOPLE
  8. 18. State can’t set rates on railroads coming into their state or leaving their state Impact: charged one fee for each ride Wabash Ruling
  9. 19. <ul><li>Railroad rates must be reasonable and just </li></ul><ul><li>Impact: can’t charge more for short haul than long </li></ul>Interstate Commerce Act
  10. 20. <ul><li>Improved Transportation </li></ul><ul><li>Destruction of buffalo herds (impact on Nat. Am.) </li></ul><ul><li>Deaths of Immigrant Workers </li></ul><ul><li>Boom Towns </li></ul><ul><li>Big Business </li></ul><ul><li>Increase in graft </li></ul><ul><li>Government regulation to protect citizens </li></ul><ul><li>Time Zones (1883) </li></ul>Impacts of Railroads
  11. 21. triumph of 'American' labor and technology over the vast, inhospitable stretches of the western landscape OR a huge movement westward which for the ones brought prosperity and wealth, for others destruction and death. http://www.univie.ac.at/Anglistik/easyrider/data/building.htm
  12. 22. EXIT SLIP: ANALOGY An analogy is a comparison of certain similarities between things which are otherwise unlike. Ex: A street light is like a star. Both provide light at night, both are in predictable locations, both are overhead, and both serve no function in the daytime. ************************************************** TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD: An analogy for the positive impacts of the railroad – and WHY you made that connection. An analogy for the negative impacts of the railroad – and WHY you made that connection.
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