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A History Of Us: An Age Of Extremes: 1880-1917 A History Of Us Book Eight

History Of Us An Age Of Extremes

Kids love History Of Us: An Age Of Extremes: by Joy Hakim. The author is Joy Hakim and it was published on the 8th of February, 2007 by Oxford University Press, USA. The book is 224 pages long. Obtain a copy of this book, visit our partners via the link below.

Oxford University Press, USA


MPN: 9780195327229
ISBN: 0195327225
Author: Joy Hakim

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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