Significant events of the 1880-1920

By, Mitchell Cragle

Election of 1896

It was a election between McKinley and Bryan. The United States presidential election saw Republican William McKinley defeat Democrat William Jennings Bryan in a campaign considered by historians to be one of the most dramatic and complex in American history.

Bi-metalism

In economics bimetallic my is a monetary standard in which the value of the monetary unit is defined as equivalent both[1] to a certain quantity of gold and to a certain quantity of sillver such a system establishes a fixed rate of exchange between the two metals.
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Mr. Bell Telephone

Mr. Bell made great inventions and had patents to prove his work.
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Immigration

Chinise Excluison act

For the first time federal law proscribed entry of an ethnic working group on the premise that it endangered the good order of certain localities. The Chinese Exclusion Act required the few nonlaborers who tried entry to obtain certification from the Chinese government that they were qualified to immigrate.
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Potitical machines

A political machine is a political organization in which an authoritative boss or small group commands the support of a corps of supporters and businesses who receive rewards for their efforts. The machine's power is based on the ability of the workers to get out the vote for their candidates on election day.
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Melting pot

Melting pot is a large number of different races and people who live and work in the same general area.
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Urbanization

Pure food and drug act

The pure food and drug act was the first of a series of significant consumer protection laws enacted by the Federal Government and led to the creation of the food and drug administration.
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Americination act

Americanization is the process of an immigrant to the united states of America becoming a person who shares American values beliefs and customs and is assimilated into American society. This process typically involves learning English and adjusting to American culture and customs while keeping the old foods and religion.
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Tenements

a substandard multi family's in the urban core, usually old and occupied by the poor. Very small living spaces for almost 3 different families.
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Progressivism

NAWSA

American organization created in 1890 by the merger of the two major rival women's rights organizations. Susan B Anthony a long-time leader in the suffrage movement, was the dominant figure in the newly formed NAWSA.
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Meat Inspection act

The federal meat inspection act that works to prevent adulterated or misbranded meat and meat products from being sold as food and to ensure that meat and meat products are slaughtered and processed under sanitary conditions. These requirements also apply to imported meat products, which must be inspected under equivalent foreign standards.
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Imperialism

Yellow journaslim

Journals take a story they have been told and try to make it sound as bad as they possibly as they can just to make the locals angry and mad at other people to start wars and fights.
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Open door policy

The open door policy is a term in foreign affairs initially used to refer to the united states policy established in the late 19th century.
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Dollar deplomicay

President William Howard Taft looked back at the foreign policy followed by the United States during his administration.
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WW1

Militarism

A British poster depicting of German militarism Militarism is a social and political system that emphasises and prioritises military power.
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propaganda

During World War One propaganda was employed on a global scale. Unlike previous wars this was the first total war in which whole nations and not just professional armies were locked in mortal combat.
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Conscientious objector

A ceremony is honouring those who refused to fight in World War One. Their relatives look back at their decisions and reflect on the legacy of conscientious objection today.
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