Monopoly. Sherman Antitrust Act. John D. Rockefeller. Andrew Carnegie
Lesson 3 of The Industrial Age & Urban Society Unit (1865-1914): **CAN BE ALTERED!** Monopolies & Sherman Antitrust Act (A lesson on the Sherman Antitrust Act can also be found in lesson 1 of the Progressive Unit)
This engaging and visually appealing 39-slide PowerPoint presentation is easy to understand with content illustrated with charts and pictures.
Key words include:
John D. Rockefeller
Sherman Antitrust Act
Overarching Question for this presentation (Thinking Focus Question):
How did Americans build fortunes in the oil and steel industries?
This PowerPoint presentation examines:
- How the Unites States transitioned from an agricultural to an industrial industry
- The importance of a country having labor, land and capital to grow
- John. D. Rockefeller and horizontal integration
- What is a monopoly and why is it bad for the consumer?
- Andrew Carnegie and the growth of the steel industry by vertical integration
- What is a corporate trust and how large companies used it to their advantage
- The importance of the passage of the Sherman Antitrust Act
- The importance of the passage of the 17th Amendment
- How the Sherman Antitrust laws work today
This PowerPoint presentation and graphic organizer is part of the unit: The Industrial Age & Urban Society. This unit can be downloaded in its entirety saving you substantially what it would cost you to buy each PowerPoint presentation and graphic organizer separately. Each lesson comes with a visually appealing PowerPoint presentation (and pdf version) and three graphic organizer notebook pages – answer key included!
Here are other lessons in this unit you may be interested in:
Lesson 1: Railroad Barons
Lesson 2: Inventions That Shaped the 20th Century
Lesson 3: Monopolies & Sherman Antitrust Act
Lesson 4: Industrial Workers Trade Unions
Lesson 5: Immigration Act of 1917 and Chinese Exclusion Act
Lesson 6: Guided Age and Growth of Cities
UNIT: Industrial Age and Urban Society 1865-1914
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