Industrialization is the period of social and economic change that transforms a human group from an agrarian society into an industrial one, involving the extensive re-organisation of an economy for the purpose of manufacturing.
Expansion of Electricity
We should be proud of expansion of electricity because it was a new era coming and it changed everything. Expansion of electricity brought light into your home,aloud you to get messages faster and warmth into your home ect.
A monopoly is the exclusive possession or control of the supply or trade in a commodity or service. we should be ashamed because monopolies would trick people into losing all there money. By price if one company controls everything they can charge whatever they want and people have to pay that price to get the item.
Mining is the process or industry of obtaining coal or other minerals from a mine. We should be ashamed of mining because during this time period they would send children into the mines and most of the tim they would be sent to their deaths. Mining also causes polusion and it is tearing up the earth.
Immigration is the place at an airport or country's border where government officials check the documents of people entering that country.
Ellis island is the place at an airport or country's border where government officials check the documents of people entering that country. I am proud of Ellis Island because it was pretty easy to get into the U.S all the people had to do was have a physical inspection and could be in the U.S in seconds but if you were not deemed physically or mentally healthy they would take you into a different room for additional screening if you did not pass you could not get in to the U.S only around 2 percent of the immigrants were deemed unfit to become U.S citizens.
A Tenement is a room or set of rooms forming a separate residence within a house or block apartments. they would send immigrants to live in tenements. I am ashamed of tenements because they were kept unclean and were very crowded they were unheated in the winter and got very hot in the summer also had no plumbing.
Chinese Exclusion Act
The Chinese Exclusion Act was a United States federal law signed by President Chester A. Arthur on May 6, 1882. It was one of the most significant restrictions on free immigration in US history, prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. We should be ashamed of the Chinese exclusion act because they would make them have declining wages and we banned all entry into the U.S of Chinese except students, teachers merchants tourist and government officials.
Urbanization is the process where an increasing percentage of a population lives in cities and suburbs. This process is often linked to industrialization and modernization, as large numbers of people leave farms to work and live in cities.
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. We should be proud of Political Machines because it gave immigrants citizenship and gave them a job. Also Political Machines helped the middle class from bad conditions which included poverty and disease.
Frederick Law Olmsted
Olmsted was mostly known for landscape architect but he also was a journalist, social critic and public administrator. i am proud of Olmsted because he created more green space by making a space where you could do more stuff without all the buildings around for example central park.
sky scrappers are very tall buildings with many stories. I am proud that sky scrappers were invented. sky scrappers are good because they are taller so they will not take up us much space. sky scrappers were necessary because there was not much land so instead of building out the built up.
progressivism is a broad philosophy based on the Idea of Progress, which asserts that advancement in science, technology, economic development, and social organization are vital to improve the human condition.
Meat Inspection Act
The Meat Inspection Act was a United States Congress Act that works to prevent adulterated or mis-branded meat and meat products from being sold as food and to ensure that meat and meat products are slaughtered and processed under sanitary conditions. I am proud of the Meat Inspection Act before people were getting sick before this act came about and with it no one was getting sick anymore and everyone was healthier
Alice Paul was a suffragist she was the main person who was the push for the 19th amendment which prohibits any united states citizen from being denied the right to vote based on sex. I am proud because Alice Paul fought for womens rights.
The Niagara Movement was a black civil rights organization founded in 1905 by a group led by W. The Niagara Movement attempted bring legal change addressing the issues of crime. The Niagara Movement forcefully demanded equal economic and educational opportunity as well to vote for black women and men. I am proud of this because they wanted to be seen as equals.
Imperialism is a policy of extending a country's power and influence through diplomacy or military force.
The Panama canal is A ship canal 51 miles long crossing the Isthmus of Panama and connecting the Caribbean Sea with the Pacific Ocean. The Panama Canal was good because people didnt have to spend o much money with cargo and goods got to where they were going faster also helped protect.
Philippine Insurrection was America's first conflict of the twentieth century. We should be ashamed of this because we took over their land and said they could not handle governing it so we did when they actually could govern their own land.
Dollar Diplomacy is the use of a country's financial power to extend its international influence. I think we should be proud of the idea but ashamed that it didnt work out how they wanted it to.
WWI was the war fought mainly in Europe and the Middle East, between the Central Powers and the Allies, beginning on July 28, 1914, and ending on November 11, 1918, with the collapse of the Central Powers.
allies are the powers of the Triple Entente(Great Britain, France, Russia), with the nations allied with them(Belgium, Serbia, Japan, Italy, etc., not including the United States), or,loosely, with all the nations (including the United States) allied or associated with them as opposed to the Central Powers. I am proud of Allies because they let us come together to defeat a other group and we would not be where we are today without that happening.
Trench Warfare is a type of combat in which opposing troops fight from trenches facing each other.i am proud of trench warfare because it was easier to hide in a hole than get shot out in the open. It was a safe way of fighting and it made it harder for vehicles to go over.
Nationalism is The strong belief that the interests of a particular nation-state are of primary importance. We should be ashamed of nationalism because each country thought theirs was better than others so we would be constantly fighting each other which eventually led to WWI.