The Social Times
Brady Lowe:Editor in Chief
Hawaii controlled by the US
Article written and posted - excused
Do you think John D. Rockefeller is your friend? He owned a standard oil company. He created a monopoly: putting people out of business. His company cared little for the consumers and did anything to get a profit off of anyone. He is called the "robber baron."
Acres of farmland on the river $100.00
Need 75 women to work in Cotton Mills $1.00 per week
Need health care professionals
Buy a liberty bond
Lamar using soap and watch the fat drop
The Big Four
The four leaders of the League of Nations Woodrow Wilson, David Lloyd George, Georges Clemenceau, and Vittorio Orlando met in Paris France. The men made Germany sign the treaty of Versailles and made them confess to starting the war.
Babe Ruth's Debut with the Yankees
Babe Ruth was known as the "Sultan of Swat." He was apart of the Yankees with his partner, Lou Gehrig. Ruth hit 20 home runs and he was known as one of the famous sports heroes of all time.
I Want You
The U.S. army needed soldiers and used these posters to get men ages 21-35 to sign up.
Standard Oil Octopus
The octopus is standard oil and taking control of the capital, the White House, and the leaders.
Red Grange's University of Illinois Athleticism
Red Grange played for the Fighting Illini in College Football. He was known as the "Galloping Ghost." He scored lots of touchdowns every game he played without being brought down by defensive players.
West Virginia was part of the Gilded Age in 1900.
Industries produced 270 tons of coal with 6 other states. West Virginia is ranked third in the nation of production.
Coal Workers of the Gilded Age
New Jersey was part of the 1920s.
Alcohol was smuggled in the city disobeying prohibition and it could be obtained in restaurants.