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Why does the term “Gilded Age” accurately describe the period of the late 1800s?
A It was a time when voter turnout rose and political corruption declined.
B It was a time when the government enacted reforms to help the poor.
C It was a time when a thin layer of wealth seemed to cover up a great deal of corruption.
D It was a time when corruption fell to one of its lowest points in U.S. history.
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  1. If you know what “gilded” means, the answer is clear.
    www.dictionary.com

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  2. i believe its C...idk tho

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  3. gild·ed
    /ˈɡildəd/
    adjective
    covered thinly with gold leaf or gold paint.
    "an elegant gilded birdcage"
    wealthy and privileged.
    "he saw plain, decent boys transformed to gilded, roistering youths"

    Yes its C
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