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The Gilded and the Gritty: America, 1870-1912
Topic: MemoryTopic: ProgressTopic: PeopleTopic: PowerTopic: Empire
Topic: Memory: Civil War Memory and American Nostalgia
Toolbox Overview: The Gilded and the Gritty: America, 1870-1912
Resource Menu: Memory
Text 1. Winslow Homer
Text 2. Hamlin Garland
Text 3. Joel Chandler Harris
Text 4. Jane Addams
Text 5. Robert G. Ingersoll
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Text 6. Re-Union and the Railroad
Text 7. Visions of the West
Text 8. Owen Wister

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5.  Robert Ingersoll, The Wall Street Speech, 1880, excerpts (PDF)
   
ca. 1870
  
Printing

Length: 5 pages

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Supplemental
sites


Ingersoll, biography, from Bartleby.com

The Complete Works of Robert G. Ingersoll , from Infidels.org

The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, on textfiles.com (Jason Scott)

The Ingersoll Chronology Project, from Freethinkers of Upstate New York



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