HIST 152 Lecture Slides

HIST 152 Lecture Slides - Foundations of Americas Gilded...

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Unformatted text preview: Foundations of Americas Gilded Age Revolutions in Technology Thomas Edison Henry Ford Revolutions in Machinery Cigarette Making Machine Revolutions in Transportation Transcontinental Rail System Foundations of Americas Gilded Age The Incorporation of America Expanding Markets Mail Order Montgomery Ward Department Stores Marshall Field & Company Foundations of Americas Gilded Age The Incorporation of America The Rise of Big Business Vertical Integration Swift Meats Horizontal Combination Standard Oil Foundations of Americas Gilded Age The Era of Self-Initiative Preaching the Gospel of Wealth Reverend D.L. Moody Personifying the Gospel of Wealth Andrew Carnegie George Rice and the Plight of Small Business Obstacles to Overcome Wild Ambition Absence of Government Corrupt Politics and Politicians Unsympathetic Courts Evangeline Booth and the Convictions of the Middle Class Obstacles to Overcome Social Darwinism Human Despair Conspicuous Consumption Joseph Finnerty and the Burdens of the Working Class Obstacles to Overcome Displacement of skilled labor Specialization of wage labor Loss of community Breakdown of family Knights of Labor Created: 1869 on principle of great brotherhood Constituency: broad based across class, ethnic, and gender lines Campaign: sweeping reforms of labor system, including eight-hour work day American Federation of Labor (AFL) Created: 1886, in response to Haymarket incident Constituency: skilled male craft workers born and raised in the U.S. Campaign: to improve but not restructure or refute capitalism to provide advanced economic standing for working elite Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) Created: 1905 in reaction to conservatism of AFL and in hopes of reviving principles of Knights of Labor Constituency: broad based across ethnic, class, gender, racial lines; inclusive of poorest, unskilled workers Campaign: for radical restructuring of labor system through mass protest and general strikes Challenging the System Strike action in the Gilded Age 1877 Great Railroad Strike 1892 Homestead Strike 1894 Pullman Strike Challenging Ways of Thinking Breaking down social barriers Building community Providing sustenance Addressing conditions Offering hope Working Class Popular Cultures of Resistance Sport Theater Music Film Charlie Chaplins and Modern Times America Engages the World The Pull of the Frontier Celebrating the March of Civilization Celebrating Rugged Individualism Celebrating Pioneering Perseverance Custers Last Stand The End of the Frontier?...
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