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    Why were the 1890's the critical period in the rise of American radicalism?

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    American radicalism coincided with the heyday of the American industrial revolution. The US had become the world leaders in steel and oil production. Spurred in earlier by the increase in railroad mileage the US had become an industrial giant. As industrial tycoons or robber barons took advantage of the working class, wage laborers looked to the government to step in and regulate unfair business practices. When ...

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    This solution provides brief but valuable information to explain why the 1890's was a critical period in the rise of American radicalism.