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*The Gilded Age took place in the late 19th century. This time period, during the post-Civil War and and post-Reconstruction, saw rapid economic and population growth.
*The Gilded Age takes its name from a book written by Mark Twain in collaboration with Charles Dudley Warner in the year 1873 and called The Gilded Age.
*Women played a major role during the Gilded Age leading to many women's rights.
*The American Presidents who resided in the White House from the end of the Civil War until the 1890s are sometimes called "the forgettable Presidents."
*Many historians today found the Gilded to be one of the most corrupt with greedy industrialists, corrupt politicians, and oppressive treatment of those less fortunate.
*The new industrialization of America at this time saw railroads emerging as the nation's first big business, and along with the railroads emerged many "railroad tycoons".
*The steel industry flourished during the Gilded Age.
*John D. Rockefeller incorporated the Standard Oil Company on January 10 1870.
*The Populist Party was established during the early 1890s when people felt that the Democratic and Republican parties were not addressing what they felt were important issues for the people.
*Workers in factories and other industries faced many hardships during the Gilded Age.
*The Knights of Labor was the largest and most important labor unions during the Gilded Age.
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