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Causes of New markets and monopolies in North America

government subsidies for transportation and communication systems

Reasons for looking to overseas markets

to gain greater control/influence

Defense of trusts

social darwinism

Conspicuous consumption

as cities grew in size several people enjoyed this

Effects of immigration on workforce

led to more diverse workforce and lower wages and increase in child labor

Labor v. Management

battles for better working conditions

New South

agrarian sharecropping and tenant farming

Conservationists v. corporate Entities

conservationist contended with corporations about control over lands

Methods of Farmers' adaptation to new markets

adapted by creating local and regional organizations

Populist Party Platform

called for political reform and stronger government role in the american economic system

Causes of urbanization and movement to West

increased foreign migrations

characteristics of cities

dramatically reflected divided social conditions among classes, races, ethnicities

americanization and maintenance of culture

assimilated while maintaining unique identities

characteristics of political machines

provided social services in exchange for support, corrupt

Justification of violence toward minorities

white superiority

Arguments for wealth inequality

white superiority


challenges to corporate ethics

cultural and intellectual arguments

African and American and Women's arguments

challenged their position of inequalty socially, economically and politically