By Joy Hakim
For the captains of males like Andrew Carnegie, John D. Rockefeller, J. P. Morgan, and Henry Ford the Gilded Age is a time of massive cash. expertise boomed with the discovery of trains, phones, electrical lighting fixtures, harvesters, vacuum cleaners, and extra. yet for thousands of immigrant staff, it's a time of huge struggles, with adults and youngsters alike operating 12 to fourteen hours an afternoon below severe, risky stipulations. The disparity among the wealthy and the negative was once dismaying, which caused a few humans to motion. In An Age of Extremes, you are going to meet mom Jones, Ida Tarbell, giant invoice Haywood, Sam Gompers, and different movers and shakers, and get swept up within the enthusiasm of Teddy Roosevelt. you are going to additionally watch the USA take its maximum position at the international degree because the Revolution, because it enters the bloody battlefields of Europe in international conflict I.
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Master storyteller pleasure Hakim has excited hundreds of thousands of younger minds with the good drama of yankee background in her award-winning sequence A historical past people. advised by way of the typical center country criteria for English Language Arts and Literacy as an exemplary informational textual content, A background people weaves jointly intriguing tales that convey American background to lifestyles. Hailed by means of reviewers, historians, educators, and fogeys for its interesting, thought-provoking narrative, the books were well-known as a break-through instrument in educating historical past and significant analyzing talents to teenagers. In ten books that span from Prehistory to the twenty first century, youth won't ever examine American background as dull again.
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A History of US: An Age of Extremes: 1880-1917 by Joy Hakim