6 edition of Gilded Age and Progressive Era found in the catalog.
December 8, 2006 by UXL .
Written in English
|Contributions||Lawrence W. Baker (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||251|
Grant was a cesspool of graft and maladministration. Constitution and reshaped a world order, as political and economic systems grounded in slavery and empire clashed with the democratic process of republican forms of government. Though rooted in the past, white violence evolved into a fundamentally modern phenomenon, driven by technologies such as newspapers, photographs, automobiles, and telephones. Nevertheless, many business leaders were influenced by Herbert Spencer's theory of Social Darwinismwhich justified laissez-faire capitalism, competition and social stratification.
Its implications transformed the U. Written by Gregory P. There's a lot of truth in this interpretation. They argued that tariffs made most goods more expensive for the consumer and subsidized "the trusts" monopolies.
Perhaps more interesting, many of the most successful players within the new economic order of the Gilded Age revealed their own discomfort with the times as well. These years saw Americans struggling to come to terms with the size, wealth, political needs, and new labor relations of their changing nation. Of course, the Progressives' solutions often created entirely new problems of their own. Campney Professor of History, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley The Civil War was not merely civil--meaning national--and not merely a war, but instead an international conflict of ideas as well as armies. Each chapter is focused on one topic, which provides a clear theme, but also makes it hard to see the era as a whole.
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The generation between and was already mortgaged to the railways, and no one knew it better than the generation itself.
The fact that we are having all the current fights about immigration policy Gilded Age and Progressive Era book proof to me of that.
What were the characteristics of the Gilded Age? But soon, they faced increased competition, saturated markets, and falling prices for their produce. Yablon details how diverse Americans — from presidents and mayors to advocates for the rights of women, blacks, and workers — constructed prospective memories of their present.
By the last decades of the century, their share of the national wealth had precipitously declined and their iconic place in the American imagination was at risk. Many issues of both the Gilded Age and the Progressive reaction are still Solid coverage of an important era in U.
I was disappointed it wasn't mapped in the beginning or summed up at the end. Shipping live animals was slow and expensive. The Gilded Age continued until and the start of the Progressive Era during the presidency of Theodore Roosevelt that led to political and social reforms in America.
More than a struggle of brother against brother, it entailed remaking an Atlantic world that centered in surprising ways on Cuba and Spain. Written by Brent M.
And as you should have figured out by now, there have been quite a few unpredictable periods in our Gilded Age and Progressive Era book history. Record numbers of citizens voted in national elections, but the politicians they voted for were often lackluster figures who turned a blind eye to the public interest.
Bymembership had plummeted to fewer than , then faded away. Hayes, James Garfield, Chester Arthur, Grover Cleveland, and Benjamin Harrison—had relatively unremarkable terms in office and faced few if any major national crises during their presidencies.
There was a sense that government-enabled political machines intervened in the economy and that the resulting favoritism, bribery, inefficiency, waste, and corruption were having negative consequences. Railroads invented modern management, with clear chains of command, statistical reporting, and complex bureaucratic systems.
Construction of railroads was far more expensive than factories. Such corruption was so commonplace that in the New York state legislature legalized such bribery.
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