Gilded Age

class assignment

Presidents of the Gilded Age

U.S. Grant 1869-1877

Rutheford B. Hayes 1877-1881

James Garfield 1881

Chester A. Arthur 1881-1885

Grover Clevland 1885-1889 & 1893-1897

Benjamin Harrison 1889-1893

William McKinley 1897-1901

Gilded Age Orgin

Period when corruption existed in society but was overshadowed by the wealth of the period (gilded is when something is golden/beautiful on the surface but is really cheap/worthless underneath.