The Gilded Age

This category looks at the same time period as much of the Second Industrial Revolution and the beginning of the Progressive Movement, but will focus primarily on videos and information titled the Gilded Age.

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Workers Strikes in the Gilded Age
From hippocampus.org, produced by University of California
This video is accompanied by text. "The end of the nineteenth century saw the most contentious and violent labor conflicts in the history of the nation. Between 1881 and 1900, approximately 23,000 strikes occurred, involving over six million workers.... [more]
December 29, 2009 at 12:46 PM
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The Working Class in the Gilded Age
From hippocampus.org, produced by University of California
This video is accompanies by text. "The new industrial age and the resulting growth of the U.S. economy in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries affected nearly everyone in America. Industrial combination and concentration became the norm... [more]
December 29, 2009 at 12:42 PM
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Ages: 12 - 18
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The Squalid Side of the City
From hippocampus.org, produced by University of California
This is a video accompanied by text. "The population explosion and modern inventions turned the city, once friendly and familiar, into an impersonal megalopolis that segregated Americans by race, ethnicity, and social class. City residents discovered... [more]
December 29, 2009 at 01:03 PM
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Ages: 12 - 18
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Corruption in Business and Government
From hippocampus.org, produced by University of California
This video is accompanied by text. "In the decades between the end of the Civil War and the turn of the twentieth century, new technologies, cheap immigrant labor, maturing methods of industrialization, and a mechanized, streamlined transportation sy... [more]
December 29, 2009 at 12:30 PM
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