Joy Hakim's A History of US: An Age of Extremes: 1880-1917 PDF
By Joy Hakim
For the captains of males like Andrew Carnegie, John D. Rockefeller, J. P. Morgan, and Henry Ford the Gilded Age is a time of massive cash. expertise boomed with the discovery of trains, phones, electrical lighting fixtures, harvesters, vacuum cleaners, and extra. yet for thousands of immigrant staff, it's a time of massive struggles, with adults and youngsters alike operating 12 to fourteen hours an afternoon lower than severe, risky stipulations. The disparity among the wealthy and the negative was once dismaying, which triggered a few humans to motion. In An Age of Extremes, you are going to meet mom Jones, Ida Tarbell, vast invoice Haywood, Sam Gompers, and different movers and shakers, and get swept up within the enthusiasm of Teddy Roosevelt. you will additionally watch the U.S. take its maximum function at the global level because the Revolution, because it enters the bloody battlefields of Europe in international warfare I.
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Master storyteller pleasure Hakim has excited hundreds of thousands of younger minds with the good drama of yankee heritage in her award-winning sequence A historical past people. prompt by means of the typical center nation criteria for English Language Arts and Literacy as an exemplary informational textual content, A historical past people weaves jointly interesting tales that carry American background to lifestyles. Hailed through reviewers, historians, educators, and oldsters for its interesting, thought-provoking narrative, the books were well-known as a break-through instrument in educating heritage and important interpreting talents to youngsters. In ten books that span from Prehistory to the twenty first century, children won't ever ponder American background as dull again.
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A History of US: An Age of Extremes: 1880-1917 by Joy Hakim