Events of Quarter 1

  • Hull House Founded

    Aid home for immigrants and the poor
  • Yosemite National Park created

    Yosemite is created in California
  • Wounded KNee Massacre

    American Indians are killed the US Government
  • Jacob Riis published how the other half lives

    Investigavtive photographer, photographed the poor
  • Idaho becomes a State

    Idaho becomes the 43rd state of the US
  • Sherman Anit-Trust Act

    Act that helped break up trusts
  • Pullman Strike

    Strike against railroad
  • Plessy V Ferguson

    Racial Segregation laws legal in South
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    William Mckinley as President

  • USS Maine Explsoion

    USS Maine is Cuba explodes causing tension between US and Spain
  • De Lome Letter Published

    De Lome letter included insults of the US president by a Spanish Amassador
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    Spanish American War

  • American Anti-Imperialist Founded

    Anti-Imperialists fight the US annexation of the Philippines
  • Republic of Hawaii Annexed

    US annexes Hawaii
  • Open Door Policy announced

    Open Door policy in China
  • Wiliam Mckinley Assassinated

    William Mckinley assissinated TDR president
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    Theordore Roosevelt as President

  • Panama Canal acquired by US

    US acquires Canal zone
  • Roosevelt Corollary issued

    Roosevelt is now more involved in Latin America
  • Niagra Falls Conference

    Conference in Niagra falls
  • Upton Sinclair Publishes the Jungle

    Leads to reform in Food industry
  • Pure Food and Drug Act

    US Government tightens down on Food industry regulations
  • Gentleman's Agreement

    After tensions with Japan, TDR allows less segregation in Californian school against Japaneese
  • NAACP Founded

    African Americans form NAACP to get civil rights
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    William Taft President

    Taft President
  • Dollar Diplomacy

    Taft issues the Dollar Diplomacy for Latin American countries
  • Henry Ford developes assembly line

    Idustrialization goes faster now
  • 16th Ammendment ratified

    Graduated income tax
  • 17th Ammendment

    Senators now choosen by people
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    Woodrow Wilson President

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    World War 1

    Great War starts
  • Sedition Act passes

    Now illegal to criticize government actions
  • 18th Ammendment

  • Zimmerman Telegram

    Provokes US to enter war
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    US in World War 1

    US enters war
  • Treaty of Versailles

    World War 1 peace treaty
  • 19th Ammendment