Grade 11

Assembly line workers inside the Ford Motor Company factory at Dearborn, Michigan
An Age of Realism

Experience the realities of a changing nation.

Looking down a long, dark, back alley



In the last half of the 1800s, thousands of urban poor people, many who were immigrants, lived in overcrowded and unsafe tenement buildings. This article describes how tenements came into being and were eventually phased out.

Two people exchanging money, close up of their hands

Billionaire Philanthropists Are Shaping a New Gilded Age

Source: Knowledge@Wharton

Is the solution to economic inequality for billionaires to give it back? Author David Callahan talks to the University of Pennyslvania’s Knowledge@Wharton podcast host about his new book, The Givers: Wealth, Power, and Philanthropy in a New Gilded Age, in which he wites about this topic.

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