This term was coined by the famous American writer - Mark Twain and Charles Warner. Satirical novel of the same name was the joint work of writers who published in 1873.
Historians say that the foundation of the US economy emerged during this period. In the entire history of the country, namely in the Gilded century marked the most intensive growth of the main economic indicators. By the end of XIX-th century industrial production and per capita income were the highest in the world! The main thrust of this incredible growth was the second industrial revolution. Only for the period in the last 30 years of the XIX century in the United States has been issued about half a million patents. You are offered a selection of photos taken during this great time of the history of North America.