Philanthropy, Andrew Carnegie

Andrew created the first free library where people could check out books with no pay. He built over 2,507 librarys in U.S. communities. (Good)

Economic, Bessemer Process

First inecpensive industrial process for the mass production of steel from lolten pig iron to the open hearth fernace. (Good)
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Social/Cultural, National Child Labor Commite

Were set on a mission of promoting the rights difnity and well being and education of children and youth as they relate to work and working. (Good)
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Political, Chinese Exclusion act

Congress passing the Chinese Exclusion act which banned Chinese people from immigrating to the United States for 10 years. (Bad)
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Economic, Americanization

Imigrants were expected to learn the ways of being an American and drop all of their old ways (Good and Bad)
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Social/Cultural, Chinese detained at Angel Island

Chinese immigrants were detained and interogated at Angle island. U.S. officials hoped to deport as many as possible. (Bad)
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Political, Growth of Cities

In 1790, 95 percent of people lived in the country side as to 1890 where 35 percent lived in urban areas. (Good)
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Economic, Transcontinental Railroad

Within 10 years of its completion, the railroad shipped $50 million of freight coast to coast every year. (Good)
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Social/Cultural, Rural to Urban Migration

People that lived in rural america started to move to urban america for jobs. (Good)
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Political, Womans Suffrage Movement

This movement made it possible for woman to vote and run for electoral office. (Good)
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Economic, Gilded Age

An era of corruption, conspicuous consumption, and unfettered capitalism. (Bad)
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Social/Cultural, Child Labor

Children were often preffered for jobs because they were viewed as more manageable, cheaper, and less likely to strike. (Bad)
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Political, Monroe Doctrine

A U.S. foreigen policy regarding domination of the american continent in 1823. (Bad)
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Economic, Panama Canal

President Theodore Roosevelt had the Panama canal built in 1914 for easier trade and economic oppertunity. (Good)
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Social/Cultural, Reservations

Indians were rounded up and put into practical consintration camps that they couldnt leave and be free. (Bad)
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World War I

Political, Death and Birth

The war resulted in the death of empire and the birth of nations and boundries being redrawn around the world. (Good and Bad)

Economic, More Jobs

Unemployment declined from 7.9 percent to 1.4 percent in the period of war. (Good)
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Social/Cultural, Woman in War

During the war hundreds of thousands of woman served across all branches of the United States Armed Forces.
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