The Industrial Revolution, Reconstruction, and the Gilded Age
Answer the three questions presented below. Each answer should be a minimum of 250 words, single spaced, and submitted. 1.Describe how the 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. 2. Chronicle the process that developed in the South of chipping away the freedoms granted to blacks during Reconstruction. Give careful consideration to how the Civil War was remembered by white America. By 1900, what conditions did African Americans in the South face? How did they respond to these conditions? 3. What does the term “Gilded Age” mean? In what sense is Mark Twain’s term a criticism of the age? One of the sources required is Give me Liberty An American History chapter 15-18 The citation for this source is: Foner, E. (2017). Give me liberty!: an American history (5th ed., Vol. 2). New York, NY: W.W. Norton & Company.