The time when corruption ate-away all the shiny silver and sparkling gold in America.
Most popular urban resort in America, first resort hotel & then amusements
The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company, Woolsworth, United Cigar Stores
Macy's, Bloomingdales, made shopping an event for consumers
10 million from southern/eastern Europe
First farm organization, bring farmers together to learn new techniques & community
William "Boss" Tweed, 75-200 million dollars swindled from the city, used for voting control
Fun full leisure days of 6 day working weeks, extremely celebrated
By John D. Rockefeller, controlled 90% of refineries
"the building material of the future", transforms Pittsburgh
By John B. Hayes administration, discontinued minting silver dollars
Electronic trolley, underground trolley systems
Play off of Darwin's theory. The more fit will be on top, while the weak stay on bottom.
Violence ensued between police & anarchists. Destroys the socialist movement and Knights of Labor.
Political & economic reformists for farmers
Speech by Andrew Carnegie, describes the need for distribution of wealth to help the poor through organizations.
By Jacob Riis, recording lives of factory workers & immigrants living in tenements
Despise middlemen, price of food low, high freight & interest rates
Failure of Philadelphia & Reading Railroad, set stock market plummeting, weakened farmers, 20% unemployment
New technology, ideas, objects, companies, etc. from around the world all on display in America, America got to show off
By Joseph Pulitzer and William Hearst, journal/cartoon that bashed the Spanish for terrible happenings surrounding Cuba
By William Bryan, stole populist ideas, made populists "fuse" with the Democrats
By Mckinley, Nelson Dingley, shaped around manufacturers, rates increased 157%
266 people killed on ship on Havana harbor, Spanish blamed, "Remember the Maine"
Ford Motor Company, made automobile more affordable
By Alice Hamilton, preventing occupational diseases, common health standards