- ›› Eras and Sub-Eras : The Gilded Age
When I was a college student in the late 1960s, the most popular US history courses were the ones that covered the Gilded Age. They promised to illuminate the origins of urgent contemporary problems. Their canvas was broad and filled with...
Contemporaries sometimes called the nineteenth century “The Woman’s Century.” Certainly it is true that there were dramatic changes in the status and...
The basic principle that governed voting in colonial America was that voters should have a “stake in society.”...