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 funds. know-how boomed with the discovery of trains, phones, electrical lighting, harvesters, vacuum cleaners, and extra. yet for hundreds of thousands of immigrant employees, it's a time of massive struggles, with adults and youngsters alike operating 12 to fourteen hours an afternoon less than severe, risky stipulations. The disparity among the wealthy and the negative used to be dismaying, which triggered a few humans to motion. In An Age of Extremes, you will 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 global battle I.
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Master storyteller pleasure Hakim has excited thousands of younger minds with the good drama of yank historical past in her award-winning sequence A heritage people. urged by way of the typical center nation criteria for English Language Arts and Literacy as an exemplary informational textual content, A heritage folks weaves jointly intriguing tales that carry American heritage to existence. Hailed by way of reviewers, historians, educators, and oldsters for its fascinating, thought-provoking narrative, the books were famous as a break-through instrument in educating historical past and important studying talents to youth. In ten books that span from Prehistory to the twenty first century, youth won't ever think about American heritage as dull again.
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A History of US: An Age of Extremes: 1880-1917 by Joy Hakim