Industrialization

The Roaring Twenties (2003)

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The Roaring Twenties—In the presidential election of 1920, war-weary Americans elected Warren G. Harding, who promised a return to "normalcy". His inauguration in 1921 ushered in an exciting era of prosperity, rapid industrialization, social experimentation, and artistic renaissance—the Roaring Twenties, also known as the Jazz Age.

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The Roaring Twenties

The Progressive Era (2003)

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The Progressive Era—This program explores our history and culture during the early 20th century, when a wave of reforms changed our political system and attempted to remedy the social and economic inequities arising from industrialization and urbanization.

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00:30
The Progressive Era

The Gilded Age (2003)

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This program explores many facets of the Gilded Age, including industrialization and the growth of big business, the urbanization of America, the grueling working conditions many endured, and the influence of Victorian culture on American Society.

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02:00
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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Labor's Struggle

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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The Gilded Age

Challenges in the Hinterlands (2003)

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This video program features two case studies on Europe: Andalucia: Developments in the Hinterlands and 

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00:29
Challenges in the Hinterlands

Leaders of New York's Industrial Growth

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New York State has many unique geographical qualities and resources that have helped make it a leader in business and industry. This fascinating book traces the history of the state's industrial growth from its earliest colonial occupation by the Dutch to the development of factories and infrastructure that make New York the flourishing hub it is today. This helpful resource features primary source documents and maps from New York's history.

Leaders of New York's Industrial Growth

The Transforming Industrial Heartland (2003)

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This video program features two case studies on Europe: Liverpool: A Tale of Two Cities

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The Transforming Industrial Heartland

Global Industrialization (2004)

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How was the story of the industrial revolution a global process? Industrialization was and is a global process, not just a European or American story.

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00:28
Global Industrialization

The Progressives (2008)

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By the early 1900s, many Americans had left rural areas and moved to cities to take jobs in factories and offices.

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The Progressives

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