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The Gilded Age (1865-1898)

US history,

After the Civil War, the United States emerged as the world's foremost industrial power. With that came great wealth and great poverty.

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The Gilded Age

In the late nineteenth century, people poured into American cities from all over the world, looking for work and a new life. Some of them prospered, but many more fought poverty, poor living and working conditions, and pervasive discrimination.

The South after the Civil War

What would life be like in the South after the end of slavery and the plantation system?

The American West

After the Civil War, there was one frontier left to conquer: the American West. As American settlers pushed west, Native Americans fought to survive.

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