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By Joy Hakim

Recommended by way of the typical middle country criteria for English Language Arts and Literacy as an exemplary informational text.

For the captains of males like Andrew Carnegie, John D. Rockefeller, J. P. Morgan, and Henry Ford the Gilded Age is a time of huge cash. know-how boomed with the discovery of trains, phones, electrical lighting fixtures, harvesters, vacuum cleaners, and extra. yet for thousands of immigrant employees, it's a time of massive struggles, with adults and kids alike operating 12 to fourteen hours an afternoon less than severe, risky stipulations. The disparity among the wealthy and the terrible was once dismaying, which caused a few humans to motion. In An Age of Extremes, you are going to meet mom Jones, Ida Tarbell, sizeable invoice Haywood, Sam Gompers, and different movers and shakers, and get swept up within the enthusiasm of Teddy Roosevelt. you will additionally watch the U.S. take its maximum position at the global degree because the Revolution, because it enters the bloody battlefields of Europe in international warfare I.
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Master storyteller pleasure Hakim has excited thousands of younger minds with the nice drama of yank heritage in her award-winning sequence A heritage folks. urged by way of the typical center country criteria for English Language Arts and Literacy as an exemplary informational textual content, A heritage folks weaves jointly interesting tales that carry American background to existence. Hailed via reviewers, historians, educators, and oldsters for its intriguing, thought-provoking narrative, the books were famous as a break-through instrument in instructing heritage and significant examining talents to youth. In ten books that span from Prehistory to the twenty first century, teens won't ever examine American historical past as dull again.

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