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Though a century has passed since the heyday of the great industrialists and

financiers, debate continues: were these men Captains of Industry, industrialists

without whom this country could not have taken its place as a great industrial power,

or were they Robber Barons, limiting healthy competition, exploiting workers,

controlling government, and robbing from the poor to benefit the rich?





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History Matters

History Matters

History Matters: The U.S. Survey Course on the Web was first developed in 1998 by the American Social History Project/Center for Media & Learning, City University of New York, and the Center for History and New Media, George Mason University, with initial funding from the W. K. Kellogg Foundation. Over the past several years, it has become a highly regarded gateway to web resources as well as a repository of unique teaching materials, first-person primary documents, and guides to analyzing historical evidence for high school and college students and teachers of American history

American Experience

American Experience PBS

American Experience Online has produced over 175 feature sites, enabling viewers to watch films online and encouraging in-depth exploration of each film beyond the television screen.

Biography Online

Biography Online

More than 1,300 titles and spans a multitude of subject areas such as U.S. history, world history, language and literature, science and technology, careers, social issues, and many others. With over 7,000 biographies and daily features that highlight newsworthy, compelling and surprising points-of-view, we are the digital source for true stories about people that matter.

The History Channel

The History Channel

Historical information ranging from Great Speeches (in audio) to facts about This Day in History. History is an American basic cable and satellite television channel that is owned by A+E Networks

Natick High School Library

Utopias in American History / Jyotsna Sreenivasan

The Age of Reform and Industrialization 1896-1920 / Roman Espejo

The ABC-CLIO World History Companion to The Industrial Revolution / Peter N. Stearns

Encyclopedia of American recessions and depressions

The Industrial Revolution / Brenda Stalcup

Bulls, Bears, Boom and Bust: A Historical Encyclopedia of American Business Concepts / John Dobson