From: History is Old
PowerPoint Presentation on the Politics of the United States during the Gilded Age (1877-1900). Covers the "forgettable presidents," bossism and political machines, and the Populist movement.
Based on AMSCO Review Guide. Period 6 (1865-1898) of the new AP US History Curriculum Framework. Skeletal framework, must augment presentation with prior knowledge or while using the AMSCO text.
Begins with an essential question and contains link to all images and primary sources for analysis, as well as suggested links for continued exploration.
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APUSH, Advanced Placement United States History, Period 6, Politics, Bossism, Political Machines, Patronage, Spoils System, Hayes, Cleveland, Harrison, McKinley, Populism, Populists, William Jennings Bryan, Billion Dollar Congress, Coxey's Army, Cross of Gold, Panic of 1893, Greenback Labor Party, Thomas Nast, William Boss Tweed