The Gilded Age was a time of economic growth, innovation and laid the groundwork for the look and feel of modern industrial America.
The captains of industry who made this possible, were the same robber barons who used their power and influence to enrich themselves at the expense of everyone else.
Greed, the desire for money, drove both the great industrialists and the poor alike. Immigrants, entrepreneurs and millions of everyday Americans hoped that through hard work and a bit of luck, they too might get ahead in the world. And, when things did not work out, such as when the masses of workers felt that they were being treated unjustly by industrialists who they felt were too greedy, they formed unions, and took action to make change.
It is time for you to decide what you think. Is greed good?