Social Studies

Social Studies (X) - Transforming America: U.S. History Since 1877 (X) - Reconstruction (X)

The Gilded Age (2005)

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This episode establishes the course themes of American identity, freedom, and equality at the end of Reconstruction, then examines the reasons behind the large scale industrialization in the late 19th century.

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Middle
High
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00:30
The Gilded Age

Moving to the City (2005)

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Millions of immigrants, as well as thousands already in America, moved to the city in the decades following Reconstruction. The living and social conditions of the huddled masses during this era are examined, using the cities of New York, Chicago, and San Francisco.

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Middle
High
Length: 
00:30
Moving to the City