Digital Flyer 1880-1920
By Omar Cubias
Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone to communicate with others around the town or long distance. The telephone was important because you can communicate with other people faster than just walking and talking them. I proud of this because you can communicate faster with there people just in case there is an emergency.
Cornelius Vanderbilt started out as a poor man as the rest of the others who started at the bottom he stated by building his own railroad company and shipping, after everyone thanked him in return he gave them the Vanderbilt University as a gift to those who needed to learn their education. Vanderbilt university was a good idea because it showed how he felt for his people who helped him and gave him a reason to continue forward.
Ellis island and angel island were two station who operated those who were sick and had physical problems. These two island were important because they were basically the two main entrances to the United States. It was a good idea to invent these two islands because it helped the United States progress with people who could work everyday and make the US a better place.
Urbanization is when people move from the rural area to the urban to find new jobs and to have a new life. This important because other people can have a better life in the cities and a better opportunity to get a job and progress with their family. This is a good idea because they can live better lives and give a better life to their children.
Infrastructure is where people build buildings and railroads to make a better city. To help people have new jobs and to have more opportunities. this was a good idea because u could fit more buildings in a small area and that makes more jobs and more money which t=makes the United States a better place to live in
The child labor act made children that were under the age work for money. this was important because it put children who were under the age and didn't have any money to work. this was a bad idea because what was the point in putting children to work if they either got sick or even got killed by the machines they were using or anything else they would use.
Theodore Roosevelt made the meat inspection act because soldiers were getting sick from bacteria getting in the meat making them die too. it killed soldiers which made the military have less people to work or fight for the us. this was a good idea because it made people check the meat they gave the soldiers so they would have more people fighting.
Uss maine was sunk by people who thought they were enemies but it was only a friendly ship that was transporting people. this is important because it started WW1 which made the us hate the other countries that sank the ship. this was not a good idea because it brought war to the countries and made them hate each other.
Tafts dollar diplomacy helped other countries regain there governments back to being stable. it was important because the other countries were being kicked a lot and the us decide to help them because they didn't like other smaller countries being kicked around. this was a good idea because it helped other countries regain there governments stable.
World War 1
Militarism is where people are recruited to help the military have more people in the army. it is important because if we didn't have anyone in the army the we would have anyone to fight against the other countries. it was a good idea because it recruits more people that we're the same age to help the military
The select service act was where they chose people to have different types of people in the military. this was important because they could have different people in the military. this was a good idea because they would have different people int he military and see what they would do.