Life at the turn of the20th century

Anthony Bell 9/22/14

Life at the Turn of the 20th Century

SKYSCRAPERS


  • Skyscrapers was emerged after elevators.
  • The skyscraper America greatest contribution to architecture.
SUBWAYS



  • Cities wanted to start moving their rail lines underground.
  • People moved their cars above street level.
FIRST IN FLIGHT



  • They built a biplane.
  • They flew it for 12 seconds over 20 feet.
  • 1920 the U.S. was using airmail flights regularly.
DISCRIMINATION



  • 1890 less than 1% attended high school.
  • 1910 that figured had reached only 3%
PLESSY V. FERGUSON



  • supreme court to test the constitutionality of segregation.
LYNCHING



  • TEXAS
  • FLORIDA
  • TENNESSEE
  • GEORGIA
  • MISSISSIPPI
  • SOUTH CAROLINA
  • LOUISIANA
  • ALABAMA
  • ARKANSAS