Victorian Gilded Age
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The Gilded Age: a history in documents
by Janette Thomas Greenwood
Uses a wide variety of documents to show how Americans dealt with an age of extremes from 1887 to 1900, including rapid industrialization, unemployment, unprecedented wealth, and immigration.
Turn of the Century: Our Nation One Hundred Years Ago
by Nancy Smiler Levinson
A straightforward overview of events occurring roughly between 1890-1919. Levinson reports on the inventions of the period, westward expansion, corporate growth, immigration, labor and political movements, and the emergence of an American national identity.
The United States in the 19th Century
by David Rubel
Presents a timeline of events that occured in America during the 1800s, divided into four categories: politics; life; arts and entertainment; and science and technology.
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