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The Gilded Age Part I: Growth and Prosperity
Industrial and Economic Growth The New York Central Railroad Cornelius Vanderbilt The original Grand Central Terminal, New York
Industrial and Economic Growth Andrew Carnegie birthplace Carnegie Steel Company
Industrial and Economic Growth John D. Rockefeller
Industrial and Economic Growth Rockefellers Standard Oil Company kerosene lantern
The Gilded Age Part 2: Politics
Rutherford B. Hayes, President, 1877-1881
James A. Garfield, President, 1881 Assassinated by Charles Guiteau, July 2, 1881 Charles Guiteau, hanged June 2, 1882
Chester A. Arthur, President, 1881-1885 Signed Pendleton Civil Service Act into law
Election of 1884 Grover Cleveland, Democrat James G. Blaine, Republican Winner
Election of 1888 Winner Grover Cleveland, Democrat Benjamin Harrison, Republican
1890: The Billion-Dollar Congress Sherman Silver Purchase Act Sherman Anti-Trust Act McKinley Tariff Senator John Sherman Senator William McKinley
The Populist Movement A local Farmers Alliance
Election of 1892 Winner Benjamin Harrison, Republican Grover Cleveland, Democrat
Election of 1892
Panic of 1893 Wall Street in 1893
1896: The Democrats Democratic National Convention, 1896 Williams Jennings Bryan
Election of 1896 William McKinley, Republican William Jennings Bryan, Democrat Winner
The Gilded Age The Gilded Age also known as the Golden Age But was it really Golden??? What would cause it to NOT be Golden? Corruption… political scandal…
Gilded Age Politics Hayes to Cleveland Issues and Debates Alliance and Peoples Party.
Gilded Age Politics.
Gilded-Age Politics and Agrarian Revolt. Mark Twain.
Politics and Reform. Clean-up Politics 1. Rutherford B. Hayes- condemned Spoils System 2. James Garfield a. Pendleton Act- government jobs given by means.
Protest and Reform Growing agricultural problems for the nation’s farmers created the conditions for discontent and political turmoil.
CH 16 POLITICS AND REFORM. WIZARD OF OZ CHARACTERS DorothyMunchkins WizardYellow Brick Road Silver SlippersToto Tin Man Scarecrow Lion Oz.
TIMELINE FOR GILDED AGE. Grant Elected President.
Gilded Age Politics A Two Party Stalemate.
A New Spirit of Reform Chapter 21. The Gilded Age Mark Twain gives this time period a great nickname! Mark Twain The rich get richer The poor get poorer.
Political Paralysis in the Gilded Age Chapter 23.
Politics in the Gilded Age Ch 8, Sec 1. The Gilded Age “Gilded” – covered with a thin layer of gold. Coined by Twain; Thin layer of prosperity covering.
Chapter 7 Section2 Political and Economic Challenges.
Copyright ©2008 by the McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. Chapter Nineteen: From Stalemate to Crisis.
History 121 United States History Since Reconstruction Presidential Reconstruction Freedmen “Black Codes” Congressional Reconstruction Freedmen’s.
Essential Question: What were the goals and who were the supporters of the Democratic, Republican and Populist parties during the Gilded Age?
POLITICS IN THE GILDED AGE A Origins of the Term: Origins of the Term: Mark Twain’s The Gilded Age(1873)
Gilded Age Politics Parties, Patronage and Public Interest.
C HAPTER 16 Q UIZ 2. Politics during the Gilded Age was dominated by all of the following issues EXCEPT civil service reform tariff revision regulation.
The Gilded Age of America Political Developments
Politics in the Gilded Age Chapter 23 Lecture Standard 11.2.
Gilded Age Politics (1869 – 1900). Corruption of the Grant Administration Gould – Fisk gold scheme Gould – Fisk gold scheme Credit Mobilier scandal Credit.
6:4 ● Populism ● Political movement started by farmers ● High tariffs (taxes) and lower prices created economic stress on farmers ● Banks and railroads.
1. A Two-Party Stalemate 2. Intense Voter Loyalty to the Two Major Political Parties.
The American Promise: A History of the United States Fourth Edition CHAPTER 18 Business and Politics in the Gilded Age 1870–1895.
National Politics in the Gilded Age Shift in National Focus Prior to Civil War/Reconstruction – Divisive issues such as slavery and reconstruction.
Chapter 21 A New Spirit of Reform. The Gilded Age Mark Twain call the 1870’s the Gilded Age Gilded metal has a thing coat of gold over cheap metal.
15-4 Politics in the Gilded Age Gilded Age: A term coined by Mark Twain = refers to this time period as the nation appeared wealthy and strong, but beneath.
GILDED AGE POLITICS Bell Work: 1.What is the spoils system- when did it form? 2.What is a stalwart (Conklin)? 3.What is a half breed? 4.Who was James A.
Restoring Honest Government during the Gilded Age.
Chapter 4 Urbanization Section 2, Politics in the Gilded Age.
Parties in Balance Chapter 18 Section Election Election was very close and results were disputed Congress had to decide the election Compromise.
Chapter 16 Politics and Reform Section 1 Stalemate in Washington.
Stalemate in Washington. Know the difference between a stalwart and a halfbreed. Discuss the doctrines of the Pendleton Act. Know what the republicans.
A Standstill in Washington Chapter 16 Section 1. Cleaning up Politics Patronage (spoils system) – govt. jobs went to the supporters of the winning party.
Dr. Romeyn The Bullis School. The Gilded Age What led to the massive wealth and economic growth that characterized this time period? Who was left out.
Politics in the Gilded Age Chapter 23 Lecture Gilded Age Period from During period America grew into crowded cities, big business, and extremes.
National Politics in the Gilded Age, UNIT 6 CH. 19.
Politics in the Gilded Age Corruption, Scandals, and Entertainment.
Analyze a primary source document. - Describe the problems facing government and the solutions attempted during the late 19 th Century
CIVIL SERVICE REPLACES PATRONAGE Nationally, some politicians pushed for reform in the hiring system The system had been based on Patronage; giving jobs.
Chapter 7 Immigrants and Urbanization Section 3 Politics in the Gilded Age.
Politics in the Gilded Age Chapter 23 Lecture Gilded Age Period from America grew into crowded cities, big business, and extremes of wealth.
Unit 8 Part A Two-Party Stalemate Two-Party “Balance”
2 pt 3 pt 4 pt 5pt 1 pt 2 pt 3 pt 4 pt 5 pt 1 pt 2pt 3 pt 4pt 5 pt 1pt 2pt 3 pt 4 pt 5 pt 1 pt 2 pt 3 pt 4pt 5 pt 1pt Gilded Age Presidents Populism &
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz The Battle over Free Silver vs. Gold Standard.
Politics in the Gilded Age
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