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 below severe, harmful stipulations. The disparity among the wealthy and the bad was once dismaying, which triggered a few humans to motion. In An Age of Extremes, you are going to meet mom Jones, Ida Tarbell, tremendous 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 function at the global level because the Revolution, because it enters the bloody battlefields of Europe in global warfare I.
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Master storyteller pleasure Hakim has excited hundreds of thousands of younger minds with the good drama of yank historical past in her award-winning sequence A heritage people. instructed through the typical center country criteria for English Language Arts and Literacy as an exemplary informational textual content, A heritage folks weaves jointly intriguing tales that deliver American heritage to existence. Hailed by means of reviewers, historians, educators, and fogeys for its fascinating, thought-provoking narrative, the books were famous as a break-through instrument in educating heritage and demanding studying abilities to children. In ten books that span from Prehistory to the twenty first century, youngsters won't ever give some thought to American historical past as dull again.
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