Rachel's Smore Flyer
-Economic: May 1869 railroads were invented. Im proud because it linked countries together and had us all be able to get on trains for transportation.
-Cultural: December 1903 Orville Wright maxes first powered airplane flight: Proud because we all can travel to places around the world we couldn't get to because big oceans now we can because of planes.
-S/C October 1908 Henry Ford created the Model T (first car): proud now that we have better transportations and better cars.
Political- 1882: Congress enacted the Chinese Exclusion Act for 10 years (extended in 1892) Proud because it extended to have better things happen.
Cultural- 1897: Police Countered a strike led by polish and Hugarian Immigrants killing 22 of them and 40 wounded. Ashamed because they hurt innocent people and left 40 people wounded and killed 22 and I do not agree with that.
Economic- 1917: Congress passed legislation requiring immigrants over 16 to pass a literacy test. Proud because children are getting better educations earlier in life also are held to higher standards.
Political- January 16,1883 Pendleton act of United States is a federal law, that decided that government jobs should be awarded on the basis of merit instead of political affliation. Proud because people that work hard are getting awarded good, and people that don't work so hard are not.
Economic- 1917: Congress passed legislation requiring Immigrants over 16 to pass a literacy test. Proud because teens are getting good education and held to high standards.
Economic- 1858: The 1st American consol to Japan completes an agreement between the 2 countries. Proud because everything was settled without any war or problems.
S/C- 1871- The treaty of washington is formalized between the U.S and Great Brittian. Proud because it was all figured out in the end.
World War I
Cultural- 1919- In January, The versailles peace Conferena begins. Proud
Economic- 19107- Following the Roosevelt corollary wherever it leads, the US marines are sent to honduras to help quell a revoltion there. Proud because marines are sent to help around honduras.