The Gilded Age and the Supreme Court: An Overview.
The article presents an overview of the Gilded Age, an era from the end of Civil War to the presidency of Theodore Roosevelt, and the Supreme Court in the U.S. It cites that era began with the appointment of Chief Justice Salmon Portland Chase in late 1864 and ended with the death of Chief Justice Melville Weston Fuller in 1910. According to the article, the Gilded age was the era of rapid industrialization and the arrival of streams of immigrants. Moreover, the political climate, the court, the justices as well as issues and cases in the era are discussed.