U.S. History

By Yates14
  • Susan B. Anthony

    Susan B. Anthony
    She was a leading proponent of womens suffrage, and the right to vote. In 1869 Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton had founde the National Suffrage Association. It sooned was United in 1890
  • Louis Sullivan

    Louis Sullivan
    A Architect that designed the ten-story Wainwright Building in St.Louis. He called the new breed of sky scraper a proud and soaring thing. The tall building appearances was graceful because its steel framework supported both floor and walls.
  • Emilio Aguinaldo

    Emilio Aguinaldo
    He believed that the United States had promised independence.
    Him and his friends after learning terms of treaty vowed to fight for freedom. He was also a general politican.
  • NACW

    Is the National Association of Colored Women. In 1896 they merged two earlier organization. They managed nurseries, reading rooms, and kindergartens.
  • George Dewey

    George Dewey
    he was an admiral of the United States Navy. He is best known for his victory at the Battle of Manila Bay. He is the one who gave the command to open on spanish ships.
  • John Hay

    John Hay
    He was an American statesman, diplomat, author, journalist, and private secretary and assistant to Abraham Lincoln. In 1899 he issued a series of policy statments called Open Door Notes. The notes were letters addressed to imperialist nations that nation share thier trading rights to the U.S.
  • Daniel Burnham

    Daniel Burnham
    He designed this slender 285-foot tower in 1902. The flatiron building and other new building served as symbols of rich and optimistic society. As skyscrapers expanded upward changes in transportation allowed cities to spread outward.
  • Debt Peonage

    Debt Peonage
    A system that bound laborers into slavery in order to work off a debt to the employer. Not until 1911 did the supreme court declare involuntary peonage a violation of the 13th Amendment. In 1880 more 100,000 chinese lived in the U.S.
  • Nineteenth Amendment

    Nineteenth Amendment
    It was a grant for womens right to vote. The Admendment won final ratification in August 1920. 72 years after women had first convened and demanded the vote a seneca falls convention.