ILRCBJanuary23 - ILRCB January 23, 2008 ON FEBRUARY 1 or...

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ILRCB January 23, 2008 ON FEBRUARY 1 or FEBRUARY 8: go to Kheel Center at: 10:10, 11:15, or 1:25 either this Friday or Next Friday Cowie Office Hours: Monday and Wednesday 10:00-11:15 Rosemary Office Hours: Wednesday 1:00-2:00 Thursday 10:00-11:30 Friday Session: 10:00-12:00 I. Gilded Age (1877 -1898) (Termed by Mark Twain- a time of excess- ornate decorations over something that was rotten at the core) a. 1877 i. Collapse of reconstruction ii. Massive railway strike b. Path One- Politics (Age of boring politics) i. President: Hayes, Garfield, McKinley, Arthur, Cleveland, Harrison 1. War veterans, didn’t make enemies, usually from pivotal state 2. Political puppets ii. Who is a republican? 1. Native born, white, protestant, northeast and Midwesterners 2. African Americans who haven’t been disenfranchised yet iii. Who is a democrat? 1. Misfits and people who are left out- everyone who’s not a republican- southern whites too who still fight civil war 2. Immigrants (S and E Europe) Jews and Catholics, Irish
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