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February 22, 2005

20050222: Econ 113: Lecture: Civil War and Gilded Age

20050222: Econ 113 Lecture: Civil War-Gilded Age

Part I: Civil War

Stephen Douglas

Douglas thinks that he is:

What Douglas actually does is:

The Civil War:

Cost of the Civil War:

South stuck at 60% or so of the per capita income of the rest of America for nearly a century.


Part II: Gilded Age

From 1860-1910:

Key Features of the Gilded Age:

Political Reactions:

Then comes Progressivism...

corruption malefactors of great wealth

Posted by DeLong at February 22, 2005 06:56 PM