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Late 19th Century America, 1860-1900

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    The American Social Classes

    High Society American “high society” was made up of families who had been in America for several generations. Their position in the topmost social rank was not dependent on wealth so much as on ancestry—on the fact that their money was inherited ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    The Glided Age and the Rise of Big Business Practice Test

    Review the following study guides if necessary: The Glided Age and the Rise of Big Business

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
  • 13.

    Politics and the Call for Reform During the Late 19th Century

    Time Line ... 1867 National Grange movement founded

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
  • 14.

    Big Cities in the Late 19th Century

    The Rise of the Big Cities The enormous influx of immigration made cities like New York grow. Between 1860 and 1900, fourteen million immigrants came to the United States. A great many of them settled in the port of entry. This skyrocketing population led to many ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    Politics in Washington During the Late 19th Century

    Politics in Washington During the heyday of the political bosses’ authority in the cities, Ulysses S. Grant was president of the United States. Republicans, fearing for the future of Reconstruction, felt that Grant’s popularity as a war hero would ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    Populism in the Late 19th Century

    Populism Although major reforms in big business and labor would have to wait until after the turn of the century, reform did take place in agriculture. The first step toward improving conditions for farmers had been the creation of the U.S. Department of ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    Politics and the Call for Reform During the Late 19th Century Practice Test

    Review the following study guides if necessary: Populism in the Late 19th Century

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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