HIS 112 9.08 - the US Robber Barons • New possibilities...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–22. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
HIS 112 9.08.10
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Monday: Exam 1! Exam prep handout on Blackboard How many/ what kind of question Content covered Role of Discussion Section Questions in studying Don’t worry, just study!
Background image of page 2
Discussion Section Question “In what ways did Sitting Bull try to adapt to Gilded Age culture, and in what ways did he resist? Did his troubles with this adaptation lead to his death? ”
Background image of page 3

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
What is the Gilded Age?
Background image of page 4
What is the Gilded Age? spans 1865 to 1900 Not referring to a specific place or region Overlaps with Reconstruction and Plains Indians wars (these three weeks of lecture)
Background image of page 5

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
What is the Gilded Age? Economic change Political change Demographic change
Background image of page 6
What is the Gilded Age? “Gilded”
Background image of page 7

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
What is the Gilded Age?
Background image of page 8
Gilded Age and Industry New inventions
Background image of page 9

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Gilded Age and Industry new types of industry
Background image of page 10
Gilded Age and Industry New ways of manufacturing
Background image of page 11

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
These create the “Second Industrial Revolution” Creation of wealth and global power for
Background image of page 12
Background image of page 13

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Background image of page 14
Background image of page 15

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Background image of page 16
Background image of page 17

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Background image of page 18
Background image of page 19

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Background image of page 20
Background image of page 21

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Background image of page 22
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: the US Robber Barons • New possibilities for great wealth (Leland Stanford, railroad magnate) Vertical and horizontal integration • Global networks • Modern Capitalism is born! Corruption The working class • shift from countryside to city (for people in the East) – Wage labor in factories instead of farm work – Mechanized labor – Women and children too! • Retreat from Reconstruction – Cultural energy is dwindling – Economic hardship – Election of 1876 Election of 1876 • Hayes (Republican) elected • removes Fed presence in Southern states • Compromise of 1877 South and West as “Internal Colonies” • Wealth remains in the East • materials come from the South and West • South=> factories • West=> cattle • Why? Gilded Age • Conclusions: – Economic shifts increase gap between rich and poor – New kinds of work – Corruption, yet also infrastructural growth...
View Full Document

This note was uploaded on 06/14/2011 for the course HIST 112 taught by Professor Littlefield during the Fall '08 term at South Carolina.

Page1 / 22

HIS 112 9.08 - the US Robber Barons • New possibilities...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 22. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online