Publisher: Oxford University Press; 3 edition (September 15, 2002)
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For the captains of industry--men like Andrew Carnegie, John D. Rockefeller, J. P. Morgan, and Henry Ford--the Gilded Age is a time of massive cash. expertise boomed with the discovery of trains, phones, electrical lighting, harvesters, vacuum cleaners, and extra. yet for thousands of immigrant staff, it's a time of huge struggles, with adults and kids alike operating 12 to fourteen hours an afternoon below severe, risky stipulations. The disparity among the wealthy and the bad used to be dismaying, which caused a few humans to motion. In An Age of Extremes, you are going to meet mom Jones, Ida Tarbell, immense invoice Haywood, Sam Gompers, and different movers and shakers, and get swept up within the enthusiasm of Teddy Roosevelt. you will additionally watch the us take its maximum position at the global degree because the Revolution, because it enters the bloody battlefields of Europe in global battle I.