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Illinois During the Gilded Age


Illinois During the Gilded Age

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This web site uses the experience of Illinois at the end of the nineteenth century to illuminate larger themes in U.S. history during the Gilded Age. The site provides analytical essays, primary source material, bibliographies, and lesson plans on major themes and events of the period. It also provides a few video lectures by historians. The site authors claim that these resources not only introduce site users to information about the period, but also introduce them to scholars' major... More
Material Type: Collection
Date Added to MERLOT: March 18, 2008
Date Modified in MERLOT: February 20, 2011
Submitter: Cynthia Poe
Keywords: Gilded Age, Chicago, Haymarket, Hull House, Labor


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Primary Audience: High School, College General Ed
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Language: English
Cost Involved: no
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