Based on the lesson, explain a term or concept that you found to be especially important and/or interesting on the theme of immigration between 1880-1910.

History

Discussion answers

Part 1. In the late 19th century (“the Gilded Age”) the United States came to rival Great Britain as the world capital of capitalism. But how much of a truly free market existed? Give one example of how economic or political power was used to benefit corporations while stifling competition. Give one example of genuine innovation in the economy and the impact it had on consumers.

Part 2. Based on the lesson, explain a term or concept that you found to be especially important and/or interesting on the theme of immigration between 1880-1910.