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The Gilded Age

Videos about the so called Gilded Age in the USA, late 1870s - 1880s

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Gilded Age: The Tweed Ring and Machine Politics
From hippocampus.org, produced by University of California
This video is accompanied by text. "The late nineteenth and very early twentieth centuries in America are often referred to as the “Gilded Age.” The origin of this name is usually attributed to Mark Twain who co-authored a novel entitled The Gilded A... [more]
December 29, 2009 at 12:28 PM
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Workers Strikes in the Gilded Age
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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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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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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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Workers Union Organizations
From hippocampus.org, produced by University of California
This video is accompanied by text. "In the 1842 case Commonwealth v. Hunt, the Massachusetts Supreme Court held that it was not illegal for workers to organize a union or try to compel recognition of that union with a strike. This was certainly an im... [more]
December 29, 2009 at 12:45 PM
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Legislation: The Government Steps in
From hippocampus.org, produced by University of California
This video is accompanied by text. "The rapid expansion of industry and the concentration of ownership by fewer and fewer people changed the way many Americans felt about the role of government in economic affairs. With the growing number of trusts i... [more]
December 29, 2009 at 12:40 PM
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Gilded Age: 1873-1876: The Panic of 1873
From lib.niu.edu
You need to click on watch video button. The Panic of 1873 was caused by the failure of Jay Cooke's investment house, which funded a lot of the Union effort in the Civil war.  During this time, many became deep in debt and unemployed. During this t... [more]
February 27, 2011 at 07:32 PM
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