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 huge cash. expertise boomed with the discovery of trains, phones, electrical lighting, harvesters, vacuum cleaners, and extra. yet for thousands of immigrant employees, it's a time of huge struggles, with adults and kids alike operating 12 to fourteen hours an afternoon below 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, gigantic 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 global conflict I.
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Master storyteller pleasure Hakim has excited thousands of younger minds with the nice drama of yank heritage in her award-winning sequence A historical past people. instructed by means of the typical middle country criteria for English Language Arts and Literacy as an exemplary informational textual content, A historical past people weaves jointly fascinating tales that deliver American historical past to existence. Hailed through reviewers, historians, educators, and fogeys for its interesting, thought-provoking narrative, the books were well-known as a break-through instrument in instructing background and significant interpreting abilities to teenagers. In ten books that span from Prehistory to the twenty first century, teenagers won't ever contemplate American historical past as dull again.
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A History of US: An Age of Extremes: 1880-1917 by Joy Hakim