Gilded Age Politics and Industrialization’s Impact on Industrial Workers’ and Farmers’ meanings of freedom (1870-1900)
xplain how Gilded Age politics and industrialization contributed to industrial workers and farmers increasingly feeling that they were being denied economic and political freedoms. How did the Gilded Age help labor unions and Populists rethink the relationship between freedom and government?
Be sure to define key terms, explain the historical significance of the topic, and include clear and detailed examples in your response. Essay must incorporate relevant supporting evidence from Give Me Liberty, chapters 16, 17, 18; 3 or more primary source documents; and relevant documentary films assignments.
Draw evidence from at least 3 Primary Source Documents
Voices, Ch. 16: “William G. Sumner on Social Darwinism, 1889”
Voices, Ch. 16: “A Second Declaration of Independence, 1879”
Voices, Ch. 16: “Henry George, Progress and Poverty, 1879”
Voices, Ch. 17: “The Populist Platform, 1892”
PDF Document:(Populist political cartoon)