|Sites with Facts Specific to the History of the Gilded Age|
|Overview of the Gilded Age|
|Economics Growth During the Gilded Age and Progressive Era|
|Wikipedia: Economic Growth||Growth and transformation: The United States in the Gilded Age|
|Gilded Age Society||Gilded Age Society: 1870 - 1900|
|Industrialization During the Gilded Age and Progressive Era||Industrialization: 1869 - 1901|
|Labor Movement During the Gilded Age and Progressive Era|
|The Labor Movement: 1866-1894||History.com: The Labor Movement: Facts and Video|
|Roosevelt's Big Stick Diplomacy: 1899 - 1908|
|Roosevelt's Big Stick Diplomacy||Teddy Roosevelt and His Big Stick Diplomacy|
|Timelines of the Gilded Age||Interactive Gilded Age Timeline|
|The Gilded Age Timeline||Gilded Age Timeline|
|Women in the Gilded Age|
|U.S. History: Women in the Gilded Age||The Gilded Age and the Beginning of the New Woman|
*The 1870s through the 1900s marked the years of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era.
*The Gilded Age was named after the title of a book written by Mark Twain in 1872 called The Gilded Age: A Tale of Today.
*The word gilded has several meanings, the first meaning is covered thinlywith gold leaf or gold paint.
*After the Civil War, America's railroads and businesses grew at a rapid pace leading to the Panic of 1893, an economic depression.
*The most important business men of the Gilded Age were: John D. Rockefeller, Andrew Carnegie, Cornelius Vanderbilt, and J. Pierpont Morgan. These men were not always fair when it came to business strategies.
*Corruption was common in politics during the Gilded Age.
*Charles Dickens is quoted as saying the Gilded Age was the "best of times and the worst of times".
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