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Industrial Age in America  

This guide explores U.S. history from 1877-1919 when the country experienced rapid industrial growth.
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American Decades - Manly
ISBN: 9780810357235
Publication Date: 1996-04-30
Search by topic such as "Inventions" or by decade.

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Great Events from History: The 20th Century, 1901-1940 - Robert F. Gorman (Editor)
ISBN: 9781587653247
Publication Date: 2007-03-01
Search for specific topics such as "Ford assembly line."

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Great Lives from History: Notorious - Carl L. III Bankston
ISBN: 9781587653216
Publication Date: 2007-01-01
Search for "J.P. Morgan" for details about his impact on the Industrial Age.

Great Lives from History: Inventors and Inventions - Alvin K. Benson
ISBN: 9781587655234
Publication Date: 2009-11-01
Search by the inventor's name. The search will also link to the Great Events series with more information about the invention.

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Encyclopedia of Social Problems - Vincent N. Parrillo (Editor)
ISBN: 9781412941655
Publication Date: 2008-05-22
Search for "monopolies" in this eBook.


Industrial Age

Check Mr. Fletcher's Aspen page or assignment sheet for a description of this project. Online and print resources are detailed here covering the specific subjects to research.

Library Databases

Go to the library's web page and click on "Subject Guide to the Databases and eBooks." Scroll down to the "Social Studies" category.


Workers leaving Platt's Works, Aug. 1900


Thomas Edison and his early phonograph



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The Gilded Age - Diane Telgen
ISBN: 9780780812383
Publication Date: 2012-03-01
Provides a comprehensive overview of the political and economic forces that transformed the United States during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

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The Robber Barons and the Sherman Anti-Trust ACT - Tim McNeese
ISBN: 9781604130089
Publication Date: 2008-11-01
Describes the late 19th century, the growth of industry and the success of J.P. Morgan, Jay Gould, John D. Rockefeller and other industrialists.

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The Labor Movement - Tim McNeese
ISBN: 9780791095034
Publication Date: 2007-10-01
Discusses the people, legislation, and events that shaped the Labor Movement, and its impact on American history in the 20th century.

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American Inventors, Entrepreneurs, and Business Visionaries - Charles W. Carey
ISBN: 0816045593
Publication Date: 2002-06-01
Profiles more than 280 men and women who have made history with their innovative ideas, entrepreneurial ventures, and abilities to make the impossible possible.


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