This guide explores U.S. history from 1877-1919 when the country experienced rapid industrial growth.
Last Updated: Oct 2, 2014
Publication Date: 1996-04-30
Search by topic such as "Inventions" or by decade.
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.
Go to the library's web page and click on "Subject Guide to the Databases and eBooks." Scroll down to the "Social Studies" category.
The Gilded Age
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.
The Robber Barons and the Sherman Anti-Trust ACT
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.
The Labor Movement
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.
American Inventors, Entrepreneurs, and Business Visionaries
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.