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The United States in the Gilded Age and Progressive Era, 1868‐1920

Image of a photo of a crowded beach on Coney Island around the turn of the century.

An introduction to the history of the United States during the turbulent period from 1868 until 1920. Topics may include industrialization, reform movements, mass consumption, corporations, imperialism, immigration, urbanization, the rise of segregation, agricultural transformation, flu pandemic, art, and literature.

Department of History, Queen's University

49 Bader Lane, Watson Hall 212
Kingston ON K7L 3N6




Queen's University is situated on traditional Haudenosaunee and Anishinaabe territory.