Drew's magazine

industrialization

1887, Congress passed the Dawes Act, named for its author, Senator Henry Dawes of Massachusetts.
Dawes Act of 1887... Solving the "Indian Problem"??? {Deuteronomy 28:49-52}

social/coltural

telegraph Perusing The New York Times archives a few days ago, I stumbled upon a delightful news nugget from 1858 about the "benefits and evils
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immigration

Chinese exclusion act was a United States federal law signed by President Chester A. Arthur on May 6, 1882. It was one of the most significant restrictions on free immigration in US history, prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers.
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social/cultural

americanization he 1924 Act reconfirmed barring individuals from the Far East altogether. In an effort to stop a tide of immigrants that many Americans feared would totally erase the American way of life, both independent and government-sponsored groups began organized programs to aid and Americanize the immigrants.
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urbanization

subway rapid transit system Rapid transit in London began with the opening in 1863 of the Metropolitan ... Before any plans were made for transit systems with underground tunnels and .... underground metro system in England, named the Tyne
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social/cultural

demography The study of the characteristics of human populations, such as size, growth, density, distribution, and vital statistics.
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progressivism

Roots of progressivism religiouse ideas and institutions have always been one of the well springs
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imperialism

The Panama Canal expansion project, also called the Third Set of Locks Project,
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social/coltural

yellow journalism hat presents little or no legitimate well-researched news and instead uses eye-catching headlines to sell more newspapers. Techniques may include exaggerations of news events, scandal-mongering, or sensationalism.
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WW1

sinking of the lusitania a British passenger ship sunk by a German submarine off the coast of Ireland in 1915. Germany, then at war with Britain but not with the United States, had warned Americans against traveling on the ship. More than a hundred Americans died in the sinking.
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