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The Rise of Capitalism [electronic resource]

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Features the ideas of Adam Smith, the efforts of entrepreneurs in New England and Chicago, the Lowell Mills Experiment and the engineering feats involved in Chicago's early transformation from marsh to metropolis.
Online
2000
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TR and Wilson [electronic resource]

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Professor Brinkley compares the presidencies of Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson in the first decades of the 20th century. With Professor Miller, he discusses American socialism, Eugene Debs, international communism and the roots of the Cold War.
Online
2000
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America at Its Centennial [electronic resource]: 1876

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As America celebrates its centennial, five million people descend on Philadelphia to celebrate American technological achievements. In their assessment of where America is in 1876, Professor Miller and his team of historians perceive that some of the early principles of the Republic remain unrealized and the question of race in America has become a major divisive force.
Online
2000
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The New City [electronic resource]

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Professor Miller explores the tension between the vitality of cities that grow on their own and those where orderly growth is planned. Features Chicago at the turn of the century with Hull House, the World's Columbian Exposition, the new female workforce, the skyscraper, the department store, and unfettered capitalism.
Online
2000
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Capital and Labor [electronic resource]: 1882 - 1901

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As the 20th century opens, the making of money pits laborers against the forces of capital. Professor Miller introduces the miner as the quintessential laborer of the period, working under grinding conditions, organizing into unions, and making a stand against the reigning money man of the day, J. Pierpont Morgan.
Online
2000