"There are two types of education. One should teach us how to make a living, and the other how to live..."

--John Adams

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

The Gilded Age 1865--1900

The Gilded Age was an age of significant wealth and poor.  Industry boomed as the nation rebuilt itself after a terrifying Civil War.  Vanderbilt, Carnegie, Rockefeller, and Morgan were the names of the new men who built America in the late 19th century.

Vanderbilt's Railroads and Grand Central Station

John D. Rockefeller's Standard Oil

The Rise of Thomas Edison...