Gilded Age: The Age of Industry 1870s-1890s. Lets think about change…. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YmwwrGV_aiE. Titans of industry. Cornelius Vanderbilt. Railroads. http:// www.history.com/topics/cornelius-vanderbilt Transcontinental Railroad. Vanderbilt.
Titans of industry
http://www.history.com/topics/john-d-rockefellerRockefeller: oil, money and power
http://www.history.com/topics/john-pierpont-morgan JP Morgan Battles Coal Miners
http://www.history.com/topics/henry-fordThe Great Minds of Business: Henry Ford
McKinley v Bryan Election (1896)
Theodore Roosevelt vs J. P. Morgan
America goes from small business to big business.
Big business had it’s advantages….
But, big business also abused power by….