Chapter 16 Visions of Freedom

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“Capitol and Labor”

Credits: Metropolitan Museum of Art, Rogers Fund, 1948. (48.80) Photograph, all rights reserved, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

  1. Why did many Americans in the Gilded Age worry that this vision of harmony no longer described American life?
  2. Give some examples of how the images here misrepresent the realities of the period.
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