chapter  7
Summary, Observations, and a Prediction on the Problem
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TheAmericanlandscapehasnowseenthere-emergenceof classconflictwithapotentialforthemorenastyformsof classwarfaregreaterthanatanytimesincetherobber barondaysofthelate1800s.However,onecouldargue thattheproblemisworse,giventherapidspeedandmethodsofcommunicationavailabletoday.Further,thelate 1800sproducedlessfrictionthanonemighthaveexpected becauseofthelargelyimmigrantnatureofthepopulation, whichverymuchappreciatedandforesawtheupwardmobilitythatAmericaoffered.Thepotentialforsevereclass distinctionssurfacedagainwiththeGreatDepressionofthe 1930s.