A History Of Us: An Age Of Extremes: 1880-1917 A History Of Us Book Eight
- Number of Pages: 224
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For the captains of industry guys like Andrew Carnegie, John D. Rockefeller, J. P. Morgan, and Henry Ford the Gilded Age is really a time of big money. Technology boomed with the invention of trains, telephones, electric lights, harvesters, vacuum cleaners, and a lot more. In An Age of Extremes, you'll meet Mother Jones, Ida Tarbell, Huge Bill Haywood, Sam Gompers, at the same time as other movers and shakers, and get swept up in the enthusiasm of Teddy Roosevelt. You'll also watch the United states of america take its greatest role on the planet stage provided that the Revolution, as it enters the bloody battlefields of Europe in Globe War I. But for millions of immigrant workers, it is a time of big struggles, with adults and young youngsters alike operating 12 to 14 hours a day under extreme, dangerous conditions. The disparity between the rich along making use of the poor was dismaying, which prompted some men and women to action.
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