Social Studies

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

Labor's Struggle (2005)

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Industrialization changed the nature of work, working conditions and the composition of the American workforce. Labor's struggle to organize, management's fierce resistance to their efforts, and the status of the American worker at this time are analyzed.

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Middle
High
Length: 
00:30
Labor's Struggle