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1878-1899: Business and the Economy

1878-1899: Chapter Three: Business and the Economy

by FREDERICK DALZELL

CONTENTS

CHRONOLOGY 86

OVERVIEW 93

TOPICS IN THE NEWS

Agricultural Economy 95

Modernizing Agriculture 96

The Department Store 96

New South Creed 97

Government Regulation of Big Business 99

Standard Time 100

The Homestead Strike 100

Labor 101

Panic of 1893 103

Workers Cry Out 104

The Pullman Strike 105

The Railroads 106

The Rise of Big Business 107

Standard Oil Company 109

HEADLINE MAKERS

Andrew Carnegie 111

Eugene V. Debs 112

Jay Gould 112

John Pierpont Morgan 113

John Davidson Rockefeller 114

PUBLICATIONS 115

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