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    America: 1900 - 1920

  • Frank L. Baum publishes The Wizzard of Oz

    Faved childrens novel, later adapted into 1939 Film, which became extremely famous
  • Assassination of President McKinley

    President McKinley was shot and fatally wounded inside the temple of music, in Buffalo New York
  • "The Great Train Robbery"

    The film The Great Train Robbery was produced, the American Western was 12 minutes long and was the first film to use cross-cutting
  • Wright brothers make first flight

    The Wright brothers acomplish their first flight, 20 feet above a beach in North Carolina, the flght lasted 12 seconds
  • Upton Sinclair publishes The Jungle

    A novel based on immigrants in the United States, but was more related to the poor working conditions of industrial jobs
  • San Francisco Earthquake

    A major earthquake that killed 3000 people, and shook the city of San Fran.
  • Roosevelt Panic

    Among other financial cirsis, the New York Stock Exchange dropped a drastic 50%
  • NAACP Founded

    The NAACP or Nation Association for the Advancement of Colored People, was founded to ensure the rights of the minority
  • Howard Taft Elected

    The 27th President of The United States, Taft kept with the popularity of previous president Roosevelt and won election, but only served on short-lived term
  • Triangle Waistshirt Company Fire

    with a total of 146 deaths, this fire became well known because it lead to the government ensuring buiding have fire escapes and plans and routines to keep people safe from danger
  • Standart Oil...Dissolved

    The Standard Oil Trust was dissolved by order of the supreme court, on account of the Sherman Anti-Trust Act
  • The Sinking of The Titanic

    The Titanic collides with an iceberg and is sunk, many people die due to the lack of life boats, The Titanic was at the time the largest ship ever created
  • Woodrow Wilson Elected

    The 28th President, elected and became leader of the progressive movement
  • World War I

    The first global war takes place in europe, the war ended shortly after the US involvement
  • The Panama Canal

    The Panama Canal was a shipping canal that connects the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, later becomming one of The Seven Wonders of The World
  • The Lusitania Sunk

    Attacked by a German Submarine, the Lusitania was minding its business near the Ireland border
  • Treaty of Versailles

    Ended the state of war between Germany and the Allied Powers
  • 18th Amendment

    The Prohibition of alchoholic beverages in the US, later Became one of the only amendments to be repealed
  • 19th Amendment

    Women are given the right to vote