Life in the Gilded Age. Bellwork. Why is the Gilded Age called the Gilded Age? What are inventors? Which inventions do you think have had the biggest impact on our lives? Why? How does technology affect our lives?. Gilded Age. Term is coined by Mark Twain Famous author of the time
Cornelius Vanderbilt: RR monopolist rest of you BE QUIET OR YOU WILL GET BELLWORK!!!!
J. P. Morgan: banking monopolist
Robber barons did philanthropy work
JDR philanthropy was attacked as "tainted money"; 1910 Puck cartoon shows him purifying it through a foundationOther robber barons
Cleveland Administration (1893-1897)