US History Distance Class

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1. Read Chapter 18 in your text.

2. Watch the following videos:

3. Answer the following questions in large paragraphs:

a. Describe the lives and contributions of at least three captains of industry. Where these men "good," "evil," or something in between?

b. This period is often known as the gilded age. Why? And is it a fitting name?

c. Describe the rivalry between Edison and Tesla. Why is Edison so much more famous today? Should he be?