Men who built america episode 7 taking the white houseDocument Transcript
Name___________________________________________________ Date______________ Block____The Men Who Built America, Episode 7: Taking the White House1. How much did the average worker earn per day?2. William Jennings Bryan ran for the presidency making a vow to fight for who?3. Which presidential candidate did the capital industrialists decide to back in the 1896 election?4. How much did each capitalist give McKinley’s campaign in today’s money?5. Who was the enemy in William Jennings Bryan’s speeches?6. What percentage of Americans voted in the presidential election?7. Which region of the country did William McKinley win?8. Why did Rockefeller want to be iron ore?9. Who did Rockefeller sell his iron ore to?10. How long do the negotiations last between Rockefeller and Carnegie?11. What industry does J. P. Morgan want to consolidate?12. Why did J. P. Morgan arrange a meeting with Charles Schwaab?13. How much did Carnegie sell his steel company to J. P. Morgan for?14. What was Carnegie’s net worth (in today’s money) after he sold his company to J. P. Morgan?15. Why was Theodore Roosevelt elected as governor of NY?16. Once elected, who were Roosevelt’s biggest targets?17. Why did the industrialists want William McKinley to choose Teddy Roosevelt as vice-president?18. Who did McKinley run against in the 1900 presidential election?19. Why was Leon _________________ upset with the government?20. Whose RR monopoly did Theodore Roosevelt break up as a result of a lawsuit?21. Rockefeller’s Standard Oil became the symbol for_____________________________.22. Why did John Rockefeller go on the run?