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The Gilded Age, Diane Telgen

Label
The Gilded Age
Title
The Gilded Age
Statement of responsibility
Diane Telgen
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Provides a comprehensive overview of the political and economic forces that transformed the United States during the nineteenth century from a farming society to an urban, industrial one dominated by powerful industrialists and their vast corporate empires. Includes a narrative overview, biographies, primary sources, chronology, glossary, bibliography, and index"--Provided by publisher
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Summary
"Provides a comprehensive overview of the political and economic forces that transformed the United States during the nineteenth century from a farming society to an urban, industrial one dominated by powerful industrialists and their vast corporate empires. Includes a narrative overview, biographies, primary sources, chronology, glossary, bibliography, and index"--Provided by publisher
Biography type
contains biographical information
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10146456
Cataloging source
DLC
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Telgen, Diane
Dewey number
973.8
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E661
LC item number
.T45 2012
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 8
  • 12
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Defining moments
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  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Label
The Gilded Age, Diane Telgen
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
America's postwar expansion -- The rise of the robber barons -- Captains of industry -- Gilded age politics, reformers, and regulators -- The rise of labor -- The 1890s : decade of upheaval -- Legacy of the gilded age -- William Jennings Bryan (1860-1925) : populist leader and three-time Democratic candidate for president -- Andrew Carnegie (1835-1919) : steel magnate and philanthropist -- Grover Cleveland (1837-1908) : Democratic president of the United States -- Eugene V. Debs (1855-1926) : founder of the American Railway Union and the Socialist Party of America -- Samuel Gompers (1850-1924) : founder and president of the American Federation of Labor -- Jay Gould (1836-1892) : gilded age financier and railroad owner -- Mary Elizabeth Lease (1853-1933) : reformist speaker and politician -- J.P. Morgan (1837-1913) : leading banker and financier of the gilded age -- Terrence V. Powderly (1849-1924) : Leader of the Knights of Labor -- John D. Rockefeller (1839-1937) : founder of the Standard Oil Company -- Mark Twain describes the get-rich-quick mining culture -- The glitter of gilded age high society -- Exposing the price-fixing schemes of the "lords of industry" -- An anarchist protests his Haymarket death sentence -- Andrew Carnegie's "gospel of wealth" -- "The problem of the children in New York City -- The Sherman Antitrust Act -- The populists articulate their principles -- William Jennings Bryan's "cross of gold" speech -- A second gilded age? : the income gap says yes -- A new gilded age? : living standards say no -- Important people, places, and terms -- Chronology
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xvi, 252 p.
Isbn
9780780812383
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011048642
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn756166736
  • (OCoLC)756166736
  • 223625
Label
The Gilded Age, Diane Telgen
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
America's postwar expansion -- The rise of the robber barons -- Captains of industry -- Gilded age politics, reformers, and regulators -- The rise of labor -- The 1890s : decade of upheaval -- Legacy of the gilded age -- William Jennings Bryan (1860-1925) : populist leader and three-time Democratic candidate for president -- Andrew Carnegie (1835-1919) : steel magnate and philanthropist -- Grover Cleveland (1837-1908) : Democratic president of the United States -- Eugene V. Debs (1855-1926) : founder of the American Railway Union and the Socialist Party of America -- Samuel Gompers (1850-1924) : founder and president of the American Federation of Labor -- Jay Gould (1836-1892) : gilded age financier and railroad owner -- Mary Elizabeth Lease (1853-1933) : reformist speaker and politician -- J.P. Morgan (1837-1913) : leading banker and financier of the gilded age -- Terrence V. Powderly (1849-1924) : Leader of the Knights of Labor -- John D. Rockefeller (1839-1937) : founder of the Standard Oil Company -- Mark Twain describes the get-rich-quick mining culture -- The glitter of gilded age high society -- Exposing the price-fixing schemes of the "lords of industry" -- An anarchist protests his Haymarket death sentence -- Andrew Carnegie's "gospel of wealth" -- "The problem of the children in New York City -- The Sherman Antitrust Act -- The populists articulate their principles -- William Jennings Bryan's "cross of gold" speech -- A second gilded age? : the income gap says yes -- A new gilded age? : living standards say no -- Important people, places, and terms -- Chronology
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xvi, 252 p.
Isbn
9780780812383
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011048642
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn756166736
  • (OCoLC)756166736
  • 223625

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