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Industrial Barons (of the 1870s-1920s)

“The public be damned,” a quote attributed to— albeit denied by—railroad magnate William Henry Vanderbilt in 1882, epitomizes the atmosphere of the United States during its industrial growth from the 1870s through the 1920s. The masses saw evidence to support such ...

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