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  • Anti-Trust und der Präsidentschafts-Wahlkampf 1900
    ein gesunder Baum um Ihre Haupt Planke daraus zu machen Scanned from The Verdict by C Gordon Moffat die Originalseite Copyright 1997 The Ohio State University Department of History Diese Seite ist mit freundlicher Genehmigung des Ohio State University Department

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  • The Gilded Age in Detroit -- Brush Park Ruins
    Age in Detroit TOUR BRUSH PARK CLICK PICTURES TO MOVE THROUGH TOUR The Gilded Age in Detroit 19th Century Detroit became a thriving city by brokering its lumber age wealth into an industrial base that provided the basis for the automobile explosion which soon followed Detroit s upperclass built sumptuous residences on the outskirts of the city which today lay deep within the urban sprawl These ruins may be seen

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  • The American Experience/Carnegie/Gilded Age
    York the opera the theatre and lavish parties consumed the ruling class leisure hours Sherry s Restaurant hosted formal horseback dinners for the New York Riding Club Mrs Stuyvesant Fish once threw a dinner party to honor her dog who arrived sporting a 15 000 diamond collar While the rich wore diamonds many wore rags In 1890 11 million of the nation s 12 million families earned less than 1200 per year of this group the average annual income was 380 well below the poverty line Rural Americans and new immigrants crowded into urban areas Tenements spread across city landscapes teeming with crime and filth Americans had sewing machines phonographs skyscrapers and even electric lights yet most people labored in the shadow of poverty Andrew Carnegie the richest man in the world despaired of the era s materialism He wrote that wealthy should set an example of modest unostentatious living shunning display of extravagance Yet Carnegie owned a castle and 40 000 acres in Scotland and a huge mansion on Fifth Avenue known as Millionaire s Row Even so this lifestyle seemed modest compared to that of his peers To those who worked in Carnegie s mills and in the nation s factories and sweatshops the lives of the millionaires seemed immodest indeed An economist in 1879 noted a widespread feeling of unrest and brooding revolution Violent strikes and riots wracked the nation through the turn of the century The middle class whispered fearfully of carnivals of revenge For immediate relief the urban poor often turned to political machines During the first years of the Gilded Age Boss Tweed s Tammany Hall provided more services to the poor than any city government before it although far more money went into Tweed s own pocket Corruption extended to the highest levels

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  • The American Experience/Carnegie/Carnivals of Revenge
    Pittsburgh Andrew Carnegie s mentor Thomas Scott of the Pennsylvania Railroad urged that strikers be given a rifle diet for a few days and see how they like that kind of bread In Philadelphia strikers battled local militia burning much of the downtown area before the federal troops intervened The wage reductions remained in place and the War Department created the national guard to put down future disturbances Industrialists took a harder line against unions but the labor movement grew In 1877 three national unions existed in 1880 there were eighteen For many Americans unionization fed a fear that barbarians had invaded the nation During a Cleveland steel strike violent confrontations led local newspapers to attack the un American Polish workers as Ignorant and degraded whelps Foreign devils and Communistic scoundrels who revel in robberies bloodshed and arson In 1886 a national strike called for changing the standard workday from 12 hours to eight At 12 000 companies nationwide 340 000 workers stopped work In Chicago police were trying to break up a large labor meeting in Haymarket Square when a bomb exploded without warning killing a police officer Police fired into the crowd killing one and wounding many more As a result of the riot four labor organizers were hanged The hangings demoralized the national labor movement and energized management By 1890 Knights of Labor membership had plummeted by ninety percent The 1892 battle at Carnegie s Homestead mill became a model for stamping out strikes hold firm and call in government troops for support The brutal depression of 1893 94 triggered some of the worst labor conflicts in the country s history including the strike against the Pullman Palace Car Company When George Pullman slashed wages and hiked rents in his company town a national strike and boycott

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  • Trust, Definition
    very large business regarded as operating monopolistically in restraint of trade See also Antitrust Laws The Concise Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia Copyright 1994 Columbia University Press Licensed from Lernout Hauspie Speech Products N V All rights reserved Except as otherwise permitted by written agreement the following are prohibited copying substantial portions of the entirety of the work in machine readable form making multiple printout thereof and other uses of the work

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  • Roosevelt und der New Deal
    F D Roosevelt und der New Deal FDR Project The Farms Issue Confidence In Your Doctor Is Half The Battle Kaiser 1933 in the Houston Post Bühler 2001 Zurück Geschichtsseite

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  • Roosevelt und der New Deal
    F D Roosevelt und der New Deal FDR Project The Farms Issue The New Big Stick Clubb 1933 in the Rochester Times Union Bühler 2001 Zurück Geschichtsseite Neuzeit

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  • Roosevelt und der New Deal
    Roosevelt und der New Deal FDR Project The Farms Issue Two Pairs Of Pants And A Pair Of Suspenders Ding 1936 in the South Bend News Times Bühler 2001 Zurück

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