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Printed Matter -- Samuel Langhorne Clemens, Mark Twain -- Page
It." That same year his first daughter Susy was born. Sadly, his son died at age 2 from diphtheria. According to information provided by the docents at the Mark Twain house ... toward social criticism. He and Hartford Courant newspaper publisher Charles Dudley Warner co-wrote “The Gilded Age,” a novel that attacked political corruption, big business and the American obsession with getting rich ...

Hudson Valley Mountain Biking -- A Guide to the Best Trails
America's financial and industrial leaders during the Gilded Age, Morgan Lewis. The park features singletrack, along with various other kinds of technical and not ...

Resource: American Passages: A Literary Survey
American Realism. 9. Social Realism This program presents the authors of the American Gilded Age, such as Edith Wharton, and juxtaposes them with social realists like Anzia Yezierska. These writers ...

Berkshires Tour - Art & Architecture in the Berkshires
Gauguin Tour Advertisement: Berkshires Tour - Art & Architecture in the Berkshires Experience the opulence of the Gilded Age in the Berkshires. This beautiful region of western Massachusetts is filled with stunning 19th-century ...

Twain, Mark
It (1871). He toured England and then wrote, with Hartford neighbor Charles Dudley Warner, The Gilded Age (1873), a critique of politicians of the late nineteenth century. His famed novels Tom Sawyer ... More from this site

Books & Literature | Book Reviews
Haymarket: A Story of Chicago, the First Labor Movement and the Bombing That Divided Gilded Age America Thanks to unpaid overtime, we now honor the eight-hour workday mostly in the ...

National Geographic Adventure - National Geographic Adventure Magazine
Road to Recovery Can the parks be saved? TRIPS Where Next: Green Travel Comes of Age Thirty years ago ecotourism was just an idea. Now it's going mainstream. Here are ... to transport you well beyond the masses. Ireland Uncorked + Photo Gallery It's Ireland's Gilded Age! So go on: Surf a mythic 40-foot (12-meter) break, kayak the crystalline coastline ...

National Geographic Adventure Guide: Acadia National Park
Maybe you can’t own Acadia, Gilded Age style—but at least you can play there. All prices in U.S. dollars Park ... More from this site

Coalition Articles | The Coalition of National Park Service Retirees
Still Our Land (Preservation Magazine), Apr 29, 2006 "Privatizing," another dubious creed of the new Gilded Age Dinosaur National Monument Again Under Threat from Oil & Gas Leasing, May 2, 2005 Dinosaur National ...

This Land Is Still Our Land (Preservation Magazine) | The Coalition of National Park Service Retirees
Gilded Age Essay By JERRY L. ROGERS Preservation, March/April 2006 The 25 years following the Civil War were derisively called the Gilded Age by Mark Twain. Rampant privatization ... restored into the Shenandoah and Great Smoky Mountains national parks. Now, as in the first Gilded Age, the commonwealth belonging to all Americans is in danger of being converted to a private ... More from this site

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