Answer three out of the six questions presented below. Each answer should be a minimum of 250 words, single spaced, and submitted.
Describe how the Second Industrial Revolution created new forms of freedom for some workers while restricting some freedoms for others. How did industrialization affect all workers? Be careful not to generalize.
What does the term “Gilded Age” mean? In what sense is Mark Twain’s term a criticism of the age?
Compare the Populist and Progressive movements. Critically analyze why the Progressive movement seemed to have more success. What were the limitations of the Populist movement?