By Joy Hakim

Recommended by way of the typical middle nation criteria for English Language Arts and Literacy as an exemplary informational text.

For the captains of males like Andrew Carnegie, John D. Rockefeller, J. P. Morgan, and Henry Ford the Gilded Age is a time of huge funds. know-how boomed with the discovery of trains, phones, electrical lighting fixtures, harvesters, vacuum cleaners, and extra. yet for hundreds of thousands of immigrant staff, it's a time of massive struggles, with adults and kids alike operating 12 to fourteen hours an afternoon less than severe, harmful stipulations. The disparity among the wealthy and the bad was once dismaying, which brought on a few humans to motion. In An Age of Extremes, you are going to meet mom Jones, Ida Tarbell, large invoice Haywood, Sam Gompers, and different movers and shakers, and get swept up within the enthusiasm of Teddy Roosevelt. you are going to additionally watch the U.S. take its maximum function at the international degree 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 nice drama of yankee historical past in her award-winning sequence A background folks. advised by means of the typical center kingdom criteria for English Language Arts and Literacy as an exemplary informational textual content, A heritage folks weaves jointly interesting tales that carry American historical past to lifestyles. Hailed by way of reviewers, historians, educators, and oldsters for its intriguing, thought-provoking narrative, the books were famous as a break-through software in instructing heritage and significant analyzing talents to children. In ten books that span from Prehistory to the twenty first century, teenagers won't ever examine American background as uninteresting again.

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