1. What factors combined to make the United States a mature industrial society after the Civil War?2. How was the West transformed economically and socially in this period?3. Was the Gilded Age political system effective in meeting goals?4. How did the economic development of the Gilded Age affect American freedom?5. How did reformers of the period approach the problems of an industrial society?6. In Voices of Freedom #103, Andrew Carnegie, the Gospel of Wealth (1889), why does Carnegie believe that “the man who dies thus rich dies disgraced”?7. In Voices of Freedom #105, A Second Declaration of Independence, what benefits does the declaration claim will come from shortening the hours of work and increasing wages?Compare the information contained in this chapter briefly with the information in the Gilded Age video. Discuss anything you felt was interesting to learn from the reading and/or video.