Why The Gilded Age

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The Gilded Age was a time when there was rapid economic growth, America's wealth was above majority of countries due to their vast industrialization and skilled workers. This lead to the rich getting richer and the poor becoming vastly poorer. I believe that this attitude had not vanished in our society today. We live in a society where 1% of the population are in charge and hold majority of America's money. While 99% of the population fall underneath middle class. The one percent are people of “old money” or large corporate owners who fail to see how their “walmarts” are tearing apart our American society. They tend to only worry about profit margins and how they can make the most out of their money instead of thinking of the 99% of the population.
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