Progress Of Arts, And Industry During The Gilded Age

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The Gilded Age is the period which between the end of the Civil War in 1865 and the beginning of The World War I in 1914. During this period, as a result of rapid industrial growth, immigration, and technological innovation society transformed. Gilded Age not only was an great era for progress of arts, sciences, and industry, but also was a time of social and economic inequity. The production of iron and steel increased dramatically; the abundance of resources, such as lumber, gold and silver, in the western part of the country caused the need of improved transportation. As trains moved the good from rich resources from west to east, Railroad development boomed. Steel and oil were highly in demand. As a result of this industry, a number of businessmen earned wealth.…show more content…
During the Gilded Age, gilding was a way for homeowners to show their wealth. The Breakers is one of the mansions of Gilded
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