Muckrakers' gritty reporting exposed the excesses of the rich and sparked social reforms that helped end the Gilded Age.
The first Gilded Age saw massive wealth inequalities, hyperpartisanship, virulent anti-immigrant sentiment and growing concern about money in politics. Sound familiar?
Journalist Ida Tarbell and her articles in McClure's Magazine nearly destroyed John D. Rockefeller’s Standard Oil Co.
During the Gilded Age, marrying British aristocrats was seen as a way for American heiresses to raise their social status.
It’s Jack and Rose’s movie, but a lot of the people they meet had their own incredible stories.
Look back at the downfall of one of the 19th century’s most notorious politicians.
This week we’ll take a look at an American institution that traces it roots back to 19th century New York
Explore more about one of the 19th century’s most infamous financial scandals.
HISTORY's chief historian explores the origins of one of the greatest culinary creations of the Gilded Age.
Get ready for the premiere of The Men Who Built America with five facts about the series’ principal subjects.