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Gilded Age Summative Age
Updated: 9/16/2020
Gilded Age Summative Age
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  • In western societies they had a very good environment and a huge expansion of land. It had a very good economy and better a government system where it is not corrupted.
  • In 1880s, the government passed down Sherman Anti Trust - Act law which outlawed monopolistic business practices and helped control trade.
  • In 1886 the people started to build new and advanced technologies to change the world and make profit for themselves and others around the world.
  • In 1890 Immigrants invented transcontinental railroad to transport western food crops and raw materials to East Coast markets and manufactured goods from East Coast cities to the West Coast.
  • Although after the advancement and the increase in economy, in 1893 a big depression occurred and it marked a major political realignment in the election of 1896.
  • Finally at the end of Gilded age many more people migrated here and soon they started to work in factories. They all started to mine Gold and Silver found underground.
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