I can describe the corruption common to Gilded Age politics, & I can evaluate its impact on American society.
Critical Vocabulary: Crédit Mobilier, Political Machines, Tammany Hall, Republican Platform, Democratic Platform, Patronage,
Laissez Faire Economics, Grange, Farmers' Alliance, Populist Party, Omaha Platform, Interstate Commerce Commission, Graduated Income Tax, Regional Subtreasury, Inflationary Monetary Policy,
William Jennings Bryan, Cross of Gold Speech
Homework: The Gilded Age
Tentative Test Date: January 26
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History, although sometimes made up of the few acts of the great, is more often shaped by the many acts of the small.
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