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 fixtures, harvesters, vacuum cleaners, and extra. yet for hundreds of thousands of immigrant employees, it's a time of massive struggles, with adults and kids alike operating 12 to fourteen hours an afternoon lower than severe, harmful stipulations. The disparity among the wealthy and the bad used to be dismaying, which triggered a few humans to motion. In An Age of Extremes, you will meet mom Jones, Ida Tarbell, large invoice Haywood, Sam Gompers, and different movers and shakers, and get swept up within the enthusiasm of Teddy Roosevelt. you will additionally watch the us take its maximum position at the international level because the Revolution, because it enters the bloody battlefields of Europe in international warfare I.
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Master storyteller pleasure Hakim has excited hundreds of thousands of younger minds with the good drama of yank background in her award-winning sequence A heritage folks. instructed through the typical middle kingdom criteria for English Language Arts and Literacy as an exemplary informational textual content, A heritage people weaves jointly fascinating tales that deliver American historical past to lifestyles. Hailed via reviewers, historians, educators, and oldsters for its interesting, thought-provoking narrative, the books were well-known as a break-through software in instructing background and demanding studying talents to teenagers. In ten books that span from Prehistory to the twenty first century, youngsters won't ever reflect on American background as uninteresting again.
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