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America in the Gilded Age and Progressive Era. Season 1.

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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (24 video files (approximately 720 min.)) : sound, color
  • Publisher: [United States] : The Great Courses : 2015.

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Episode 3 Buffalo Bill Cody and the Myth of the West Episode 4 Smokestack Nation: The Industrial Titans Episode 19 Theodore Roosevelt, Conservationist Episode 18 The 1911 Triangle Fire and Reform Episode 22 Early Civil Rights: Washington or Du Bois? Episode 6 Big Business: Democracy for Sale? Episode 13 Mrs. Vanderbilt's Gala Ball Episode 16 No More Corsets: The New Woman Episode 5 Andrew Carnegie: The Self-Made Ideal Episode 20 Urban Reform: How the Other Half Lives Episode 21 The 17th Amendment: Democracy Restored Episode 1 1865: "Bind Up the Nation's Wounds" Episode 23 Over There: A World Safe for Democracy Episode 10 New Technology: Cars, Electricity, Records Episode 12 Morals and Manners: Middle-Class Society Episode 11 The 1892 Homestead Strike Episode 14 Populist Revolt: The Grangers and Coxey Episode 2 Reconstruction Revolution Episode 24 Upheaval and the End of an Era Episode 7 New Immigrants: A New America Episode 9 Popular Culture: Jazz, Modern Art, Movies Episode 8 Big Cities: The Underbelly Revealed Episode 15 Rough Riders and the Imperial Dream Episode 17 Trust-Busting in the Progressive Era.
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Step back in time with America in the Gilded Age and Progressive Era. Over six innovative decades marked by economic, political, social, and technological upheavals, the U.S. went from an agrarian, isolationist country to the greatest industrial power and a nascent geopolitical superpower. Meet inventors, conservationists, robber barons, civil rights activists, and industrialists, who together forged a new nation.
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Rated TVPG.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: History, Modern.

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