Photos of US Gilded Age
This term was invented by the famous American writer – Mark Twain and Charles Warner. Satirical novel with the same name was the joint work of these writers who published it in 1873.
Historians say that the foundation of the US economy formed during this period. In the entire history of the country, exactly in the Gilded century was marked the most intensive growth of the main economic indicators. By the end of XIX-th century volumes of industrial production and the income per capita were the highest in the world!