America. The good times and the bad
By: Sam Anderson
The Dawes Act: The Dawes act was an act to provide for the allotment of lands in severalty to Indians on the various reservations.
Transcontinental railroad: With all the rapid growth and expansion across the US there was a need for a more efficient way to get across the country. So they built a railroad
Womens Suffrage: Women achieved the ratification of the 19th amendment which gave all women the right to vote.
Political Machines: Controlled the views of immigrants in exchange for more votes.
The Gold Rush: Brought in immigrants from all over the world to try and get rich fast.
Jane Addams: Settlement house failed in 1889 by Jane Addams in Chicago Housed recently arrived European Immigrants.
Government subsides with rise of urbanization.
The creation of the National Market
Alexander Graham Bell: Scottish born American scientist who wanted to invent a machine that would transmit sound using electricity.
Pure food and drug act: Passed in 1906. The purpose was to protect the public against adulteration of food and from products identified as healthful without scientific support.
Progressive income tax: The more you earn the more you pay.
Imperialism:Queen Liliuokalani gains power
Comes to power in 1891 after the death of her brother the king.
US annexes Hawaii: The United States annexes Hawaii in 1845 and they gain statehood in 1959.
The Asian policy determined the cultural differences. It set how Americans perceived Asians in a whole new light. As far as values and morals and characteristics.
World War I:Political
The League of Nations: Intergovernmental organization founded on 10th January, 1920 as a result of the Paris Peace Conference.
World War I: Economic
Reparations: Germany forced to pay for their crimes through reparations
World War I:Social
Nationalism: There was a strong sense of patriotism in America during this time.