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Unformatted text preview: We are now living in our own gilded age. National wealth has grown as well as the opportunity for successful entrepreneurs to achieve wealth. This has lead to technological and cultural advancement. The middle and lower class workers pretty much have stayed middle and lower class. This day in age is very similar to the gilded age of the late 19 th century. We face some of the same problems that they did. Our government is filled with corruption. We have many extremely wealthy people that come close to having monopolies like Bill Gates. References Davidson, J., Gienapp, W., Heyrman, C., Lytle, M., & Stoff, M. (2006). Nation of nations: A concise narrative of the American Republic (4th ed. Vols. 1, 2, and Combined). Boston: McGraw Hill. ISBN 0-07-297087-1. Shmoop University, Inc. . (2011). Shmoop Gamma . Retrieved from http://www.shmoop.com on March 30, 2011....
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- Spring '11
- Davidson, Tonia Stoneman, Shmoop Univeristy