Create a cause and effect chart. for each item in the "cause" column, list some effects. cause | effects laissez-faire ? capitalism businesses consolidate ? through mergers big businesses become very powerful ?
Laissez faire- government didn't regulate business nearly enough. Businesses could monopolize and jack up their prices. lack of government involvement is hurting america.
not too sure about business consolidates
big businesses becoming powerful- big business could swamp small businesses and raise their prices really high, but there would be no small businesses left for people to spend their money on a cheaper alternative