Captains of Industry in the Gilded Age
The Industrial Workforce in the Gilded Age
The Big Four Railroad Tycoons
America became a World Power
They produced American goods and built American infrastructure
They formed labor unions and fought big business leaders
They refused to allow immigrants to work in industries
They all fought on the Union side in the American Civil War
A person who moves from one part of a nation to another part to live
A man who runs an entire industry
A man who performs a job that requires a specific skill
A person who moves away from their home country to live in a new country
British and French Immigrants
Mexican and Spanish Immigrants
Irish and Chinese Immigrants
Japanese and German Immigrants
The American workforce caused urbanization problems in major industrial cities.
The American workforce formed labor unions that helped workers gain better treatment.
The American workforce got America involved in World War I.
The American workforce entered into a war with industrialists that sometimes turned violent.
African Americans and Farmers
Native Americans and Irish Immigrants
Outlaws and Rangers
Canadians and Mexicans
Unfair treatment of a person or group of people because they feel like their own group is better or superior in some way
An unreasonable feeling of dislike for a person or group because of race, religion, gender etc.
A group of people who share a common race, nation, tribe, religion, language, origin or background
Lewis Hine and Jacob Riis
Thomas Durant and Leland Stanford
Teddy Roosevelt and William McKinley
Jesse James and Doc Holiday
Long hours and low pay
Injury and illness
Higher income taxes