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How the Gilded Age Created the Progressive Era

November 17, 2018
10:40 am
- 11:55 am

Dudley H. Davis Center
Image of painting of U.S. map and woman
Please note: This talk is part of our Fall Conference 2018. You must have registered for the conference to attend this event.

The voices of the Progressive Era, including Jane Addams, W. E. B. Du Bois, Theodore Roosevelt, and Zitkála-Šá, didn’t come from nowhere.  Heather Cox Richardson explains how they articulated a vision for America that had its roots in the runaway capitalism of the Gilded Age.

Led by: Heather Cox Richardson, professor teaching 19th-century American history, Boston College

Image: Pro-suffrage cartoon by Hy Mayer in Puck magazine, February 1915.


Richelle Franzoni
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