During the post civil war era, also known as the industrialization era, in the United States during 1870 and 1900 corporations grew significantly in number, size, and influence. Great businesses had quite a big impact on the economy, politics. and by shaping the social responses of Americans. Big businesses had a positive impact on the economy because they are trying to develop and support entrepreneurers. Also to expand and improve infrastructure and to develop or recruit a highly skilled and educated workforce. Documents A, E, H, I, and J show examples of this. Document A is a graph showing indexed prices. The numbers are decreasing except for the cost of living which happens to be stable. It also shows mass production of food prices and standard oil. This shows that they have a highly skilled and educated workforce to produce these numbers. Document E states how big companies make more money, like as shown in document A because of their mass production is why they make this money. This document also shows that they help the economy because they are making more money for the economy. Document H is about how big businesses sale standard oil at much lower prices than he could because they have a mass production and the smaller company doesn't which explains why they have to sale it for a much larger price. Document I explains how department stores are much more stocked up and have more desirables. Also how they have many employees which also help some of the people in the economy have a job because they are bigger and need more employees. Document J is a picture of women working in a big business which helps the economy and helps them because they have a job and the business provides more jobs. Politically, big businesses had a positive impact because they give benefits like tax breaks, financial incentive, and other inducements. Examples of this is shown in documents B, C, D, and F. Document B speaks of how the railroad president in a sence controls everything. George E. Mcneill says that he holds the government in his right hand and the people in his left had which essentially means that he takes advantage and controls them by what he is capable of doing. He controls the reduce in pay, the jobs they have or maynot have, and he controls the government by controling the mass productions. This shows that he also can give financial incentive. What he is doing is essentially a positive impact so that his employees will do what they need to to get payed. Document C is partially about military orders which modern manufacturing systems have been brought in a good condition which shall help our military. Document D is a picture of these bosses being bigger than the senate. This shows that when it comes to deciding whether or not to promote a big business the senate is not in charge. Document F is about restoring the government with big businesses which is definitely a
The Great Gatsby is a novel by American author F. Scott Fitzgerald. The story takes place in 1922, during the Roaring Twenties, a time of prosperity in the United States after World War I. The book received critical acclaim and is generally considered Fitzgerald's best work. It is also widely regarded as a "Great American Novel" and a literary classic, capturing the essence of an era. The Modern Library named it the second best English language novel of the 20th century.
1-The main events of…
the novel the Great Gatsby by F. scott Fitzgerald, we can see that the homes
of Wilsons, The Buchanans, Gatsby and Nick each have different aspects of
their personalities about themselves based simply by the area and tryp of
house they live in.
In the novel the Wilsons live in the Valley of Ashes the city in
between West Egg and New York City. The city where the poorest of the
poor live. There people have little education and live in small, cramped, dirty
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Title: The Great Gatsby Publication Date: 1925
Author: F. Scott Fitzergerald Nationality: American
Author's Birth/Death Date: September 24, 1896, December 21, 1940
Distinguishing Traits of Author:
F. Scott Fitzergerald was an American author who wrote novels and short stories whose writings were the epitome of the Jazz Age, a term he invented. His life is parallel to that of Jay Gatsby in the way that both met someone…
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Short Answer Study Guide Notes:
1. He says Gatsby had an extraordinary gift for hope, a romantic readiness such as he had never found in another person.
2. He came from the mid-west to learn the bond business.
3. The house is very average, middle-class. It is nothing extraordinary like his neighbors'
houses. It is small and sort-of stuck in between the mansions, as if it had been
4. The Buchanan house is a contrast of red, white and gold: The house…
is the belief that if one works hard, then that person will succeed by becoming rich. The theme of the “American Dream” has been corrupted and becomes more of materialistic dream and this can be found throughout The Great Gatsby, two of the most prime examples are Jay Gatsby and Myrtle Wilson, but can also be found in some of the other characters in the book. Gatsby’s dream is to get rich, have power, and ultimately win the love of Daisy Buchanan. Myrtle Wilson’s dream is to have money and a higher…
practical and conservative young man who turns thirty during the course of the story. Raised in a small town in the Midwest, he believes his hometown to be lame and decides to move to the East Coast to learn the bond business. He hopes to find a sense of identity and freedom in New York. He rents a small bungalow out from the city on an island known as West Egg. His next door neighbor is Jay Gatsby, and his distant cousin, Daisy Buchanan, lives across the bay with her husband, Tom, on the more fashionable…
and depression. He began to talk of Gatsby, describing him as the ‘the most hopeful man he had ever met.’ When Nick struggled to articulate his thoughts, his doctor suggested writing it down on paper.
We are taken back to 1922, when Nick moved to Long Island in New York to take a job as a bond salesman, after abandoning his true passion, writing. He lived in a small cottage in West Egg, next door to a lavish mansion belonging to Jay Gatsby, a mysterious business man who often held extravagant parties…
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1. The valley of the ashes looks like a massive trash dump and represents the rotting American dream.
2. Myrtle has great vitality within her and Mr. Wilson loves and cares for Myrtle. They are of middle class and certainly do not fit into the life of the rich.
3. Nick establishes himself as a person inclined to reserved judgment. Nick in this chapter proves that he cannot hold his liquor well and as he was quick to pass judgment…
throughout the play. In
Romeo and Juliet, Juliet is the person with the most influence on Romeo. This influence allows him to develop as a character and also helps develop the play. This is also evident in Hamlet
And Ophelia. In the novel The Great Gatsby, Nick Carraway's realization of the equality of man altered through his origin sets him up as a morally sound standard, until confronted by
Jordan Baker. The…
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
In F. Scott Fitzgerald's 'The Great Gatsby' he proves the American dream to be nothing people pretending to be something they're not in hopes of a better life. So is the American dream still a living dream today? Well you would think it would be because you still hear some people still talk about it here and there, so that's what I hoped to find out. Here are some things I discovered in the process.
It seems the American dream is very popular in American…