Us History 1865-Present

The Second Industrial Revolution was one of the most important economic events in the history of the United States, but it also transformed American politics by sparking movements that demanded broad reforms. Using evidence drawn from lectures and assigned course readings, explain how the Second Industrial Revolution influenced American politics in significant ways during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. What individuals, groups, and ideas shaped such political developments between the 1870s and the 1910s, and what (if any) important changes resulted from these efforts?