Gilded Age Dbq

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The Gilded Age soared up from the 1870’s to around !900 and everything changed. Technology surged and began to move everything along at a rapid pace. There was corruptness in the government and big businesses started to take over. These companies only sought out for wealth, power, and land. However big the corruption was, the workforce had some major improvements and downfalls. Organized labor distributed the work among workers, and successfully decreasing the skilled labor needed for workers but there were some downfalls to the system. Now that workers only had to focus on a small task of the whole process, they would work faster and for longer hours for a meager salary. Document A shows a data table of hours and wages of industrials workers
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