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had dominated them as individuals. Workers' efforts to organize frequently led tolong and violent strikes, rocking the economic landscape and even raising thefrightening specter of outright class warfare.America's farmers also suffered during these years. Initially, they too capitalizedon the new technologies and new markets of America's growing economy. Butsoon they faced increased competition, saturated markets, and falling prices fortheir produce. By the last decades of the century, their share of the national wealthhad precipitously declined and their iconic place in the American imagination wasat risk.7.What role did American business interest play in imperial expansion between l877-1900?
Part II Restricted Response Essays(25 points) there will be some choice.1.What factors shaped the growth of labor unions during the Gilded Age? Whatfactors delayed or weakened their growth?
2.What were the Black Codes? What role did they play in the early stages ofReconstruction?
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on a chain gang. These codes mocked the freedom of the blacks, so abolitionistswondered if the Civil War was worth it, since blacks were hardly better after thanbefore the war.

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Term
Spring
Professor
buzzanco
Tags
History, Supreme Court of the United States, Trade union, Reconstruction era of the United States

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