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Gilded Age and Progressive Era Reference Library

Focuses on the significant social and culture changes that occurred in the years 1878-1913. The end of the nineteenth century saw the rise of big industry in America and the fortunes of the "robber barons" and also the expansion of the middle class. It was also a time of discontent and reform movements, the rise of labor organization, temperence movements and social reform. Learn more about this era of conflict and contrasts.

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