The 1911 Triangle Fire And Reform

The 1911 Triangle Fire And Reform

Lecture 18 Of 24

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This Lecture: Learn about reformers' efforts to address the miserable living and working conditions of industrial workers, and new labor laws that followed the galvanizing events of the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire and the Bread and Roses Strike. Also study the movements to eradicate child labor and to federally regulate food and medicines. The Course: Step back in time with America in the Gilded Age and Progressive Era. Over six innovative decades marked by economic, political, social, and technological upheavals, the U.S. went from an agrarian, isolationist country to the greatest industrial power and a nascent geopolitical superpower. All Lectures: 1. 1865: "Bind Up the Nation's Wounds" 2. The Reconstruction Revolution 3. Buffalo Bill Cody and the Myth of the West 4. Smokestack Nation: The Industrial Titans 5. Andrew Carnegie: The Self-Made Ideal 6. Big Business: Democracy for Sale? 7. The New Immigrants: A New America 8. Big Cities: The Underbelly Revealed 9. Popular Culture: Jazz, Modern Art, Movies 10. New Technology: Cars, Electricity, Records 11. The 1892 Homestead Strike 12. Morals and Manners: Middle-Class Society 13. Mrs. Vanderbilt's Gala Ball 14. Populist Revolt: The Grangers and Coxey 15. Rough Riders and the Imperial Dream 16. No More Corsets: The New Woman 17. Trust-Busting in the Progressive Era 18. The 1911 Triangle Fire and Reform 19. Theodore Roosevelt, Conservationist 20. Urban Reform: How the Other Half Lives 21. The 17th Amendment: Democracy Restored 22. Early Civil Rights: Washington or Du Bois? 23. Over There: A World Safe for Democracy 24. Upheaval and the End of an Era
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[United States]:, The Great Courses,, 2015
Edition: Unabridged
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Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 audio file (30 min.)) :,digital
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Additional Contributors: O'Donnell, Edward T.
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