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Intro to American History Name Study guide GOSPEL Richard Hofstadter Big business - suggested that “the most important fact about this nation’s history is that it grew up in the country and moved to the city” Mark Twain Samuel Langhorne Clemens corrupt interplay of business and politics raised serious questions about the health of American democracy in his satire, congress is for sale to the highest bidder chronicled mining booms Twain’s and Warner’s wives challeneged them to write something better than the nov- els they read. ..so they produced “ The Gilded Age” satire of the “get-rich-quick” era Gilded Age - fortunes were made and lost with dizzying frequency Charles Dudley Warner wrote the gilded age with Twain Henry Ward Beecher An advocate of Women's suffrage , temperance and Darwin's theory of evolution 1875 adultery trial in which he was accused of having an affair with a married woman was one of the most notorious American trials of the 19th century During the Great Railroad Strike of 1877 he preached strongly against the strikers whose wages had been cut James Garfield opposing slavery and secession Garfield became the Republican party nominee for the 1880 Presidential Election and successfully defeated Democrat Winfield Hancock . Garfield outlined a desire for Civil Service Reform which was eventually passed by his successor Chester A. Arthur in 1883 as the Pendleton Civil Service Reform Act . His presidency was cut short after he was shot by Charles J. Guiteau while entering a rail- road station in Washington D.C. on July 2, 1881 Russell Conwell tressed the idea that wealth was available to all people and it was not necessary to travel afar in search of it. Opportunities existed in every village and town if only people would take the trouble to look. In his view, God was responsible for directing wealth to those who could use it for be- neficial purposes.
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Intro to American History Name Study guide Horatio Alger In 1867, he published the first of more than 100 short novels depicting rags-to-riches stories meant to inspire the nation’s youth. virtues of loyalty, hard work, faith, thrift and clean living were trumpeted. Alger’s work made no pretense of literary merit, but was intended to convey the idea that great rewards awaited those who applied themselves and followed the rules. Frances Willard an American educator, temperance reformer, and women's suffragist . Her influence was instrumental in the passage of the Eighteenth (Prohibition) and Nineteenth (Women Suffrage) Booker T. Washington dominant figure in the African American community in the United States from 1890 to 1915. 1881 he was named as the first leader of the new
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