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In the 1870s and 1880s, the US economy grew faster than ever before and quickly became the largest economy in the world. Professor Brian Dimitrovich of Sam Houston State University explains how big business owners, known as robber barons, immigration, and the engineering revolution all contributed to this incredible economic growth.

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      american history, economics, andrew carnegie, jp morgan, standard oil, rockefeller, robber barons, gilded age

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      English

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