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The Gilded Age

from the editor

Moving Beyond Stereotypes of the Gilded Age, by Charles W. Calhoun
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historiography

Major Party Conflict in the Gilded Age: A Hundred Years of Interpretation,
by Charles W. Calhoun
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essays

Politics as Social History: Political Cartoons in the Gilded Age,
by Rebecca Edwards
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Understanding Economic Change in the Gilded Age,
by Ballard C. Campbell
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Immigration in the Gilded Age: Change or Continuity?,
by Roger Daniels
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lesson plans

The Election of 1896,
by Rebecca Edwards
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Ellis Island: The Immigrants’ Experience,
by Rita G. Koman
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Using Primary Sources to Teach the Rail Strike of 1877,
by Bruce Lesh
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The Art Museum: Arts in the Gilded Age, 1865–1900,
by Ted Dickson and Chris Wallace
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African-American Women Workers’ Protest in the New South,
by Tera W. Hunter
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“The Public Be Damned!” A Thematic and Multiple Intelligences Approach to Teaching the Gilded Age ,
by Nina Mjagkij and D. Antonio Cantu
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educational resources

The Gilded Age: An ERIC/ChESS Sample,
by David Kelly
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A Selection of Gilded-Age Resources on the World Wide Web,
by Alison Lewis
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on teaching

Congressional Politics in the Gilded Age: A Classroom Simulation,
by David L. Ghere

history headlines

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on the cover

“The Real Connecting Link--This Looks Like Business,” by Thomas Nast. Harper’s Weekly (26 March 1881)