History - 520 Words
Chapter 11 ("Robber Barons and Rebels") summary
Chapter 11, “Robber Barons and Rebels” details events occurring in 1877 and beyond. During this time, labor was rewarded depending on race, sex, nationality, and social class. Steam and electricity replaced jobs and increased efficiency. New inventions, such as manufactured ice, the telephone, and the adding machine, allowed the meat industry and other companies to become feasible. The railroads became a big industry of the time, and bribed many...
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