Cover image for The rise of industry : 1860-1900
Title:
The rise of industry : 1860-1900
Author:
Collier, Christopher, 1930-
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Tarrytown, N.Y. : Marshall Cavendish, 2000.
Physical Description:
94 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Summary:
Describes the period after the Civil War when the United States was becoming increasingly industrialized and technological, including the coming of the railroads, the rise of the large corporations, the development of labor unions, and government regulation.
Language:
English
Contents:
The power of technology -- The coming of the railroad -- The rise of the large corporation -- The problems with industrialization -- The workers fight back -- Government starts to regulate industry.
Reading Level:
1210 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 9.2 3.0 44744.

Reading Counts RC 6-8 8.9 6 Quiz: 18213 Guided reading level: NR.
ISBN:
9780761408208
Format :
Book