U.S History 1890-1920

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    U.S History 1890-1920

  • John Muir

    John Muir was an American Natrualist and author, he was also an esrly advocate of wilderness preservation in the U.S. he was born April, 21, 1838 and died December, 24, 1914. . In 1890 his efforts led the congress to create Yosemite National Park.
  • Spanish American War

    Spanish American War
  • Alfred T. Mahan

    Alfred T. Mahan
    he felt that military (ezpecially naval) power helped a country become influential in the world. he was born in 1840 and dies in 1914.
  • Austrian Archduke

    Austrian Archduke
    Franz Ferdinand was an Archduke of Austria-Este, Austro-Hungarian and Royal Prince of Hungary and of Bohemia, and from 1889 until his death, heir presumptive to the Austro-Hungarian throne
  • Boxer Rebellion

    Boxer Rebellion
    violence started by members of a secret society in china, which propted the government the government of Europ and America to send troops to squash the rebellion.
  • Theodore Roosevelt

    Theodore Roosevelt
    TR was the 26th president, he served in 1901 to 1909. He was considered as the "first modern president".
  • National reclemation act

    National reclemation act
    a law that gave the federal government the power to decide where and how water would be distibuted through the building and management of dams and irrigation projects.
  • Canal Zone

    Canal Zone
    also known as the panama canal zone, it is a 553 quare foot territory located within the panama republic and extending on either side of the panama five is a US territory.
  • Meat inspention act

    Meat inspention act
    a law that allowed the federal government to inspect meat sold acriss state lines and required federal inspection if meat processing plants
  • Pure Food And Drug Act

    Pure Food And Drug Act
    law that allowed federal inspection of food and medicine and banned the interstate shipment and sale of impure food and the mislabeling of food and drugs.
  • Great White Fleet

    Great White Fleet
    Armanda of battleships sent by Roosevelt in 1907 on a "good will cruise" around the world.
  • Lusitania

    RMS Lusitania was a British ocean liner, holder of the Blue Riband and briefly the world's biggest ship. She was launched by the Cunard Line in 1907, at a time of fierce competition for the North Atlantic trade.

    The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a interracial organization founded in 1909 to abolish segregation and discimination and to achieve politicle and civil rights fir African Americans.
  • William Taft

    William Taft
    WIlliam Taft was the 27th president and the 10th cheif justice, he was the first to be both of these.
  • Florence Kelly

    Florence Kelly
    Florence Kelley was an American social and political reformer. Her work against sweatshops and for the minimum wage, eight-hour workdays, and children's rights is widely regarded today.
    Born: September 12, 1859
    Died: February 17, 1932
  • Dollar diplomacy

    Dollar diplomacy
    Taft's policy of expanding American investmens abroad
  • Woodrow Wilson

    Woodrow Wilson
    wilson was the 28th president from 1913-1921. he was a leader of the progressive movement, he also served as the governor of new Jersey from 1911-1913(when he became presidnent). he was born 2885 and died 1924.
  • Federal Reserve Act

    Federal Reserve Act
    this law placed national banks under the control of a federal reserve board, which set up regional banks to hold the reserve funds from commercial banks
  • Poison Gas

    Poison Gas
    poison gas was one of the most feared weapons in WW I. In 1914 the french used poisin gas granades on the Germans.
  • The US declares War

    The US declares War
    the US entered WW I and the conflict became a deadly, bloody, statement.
  • Armistice

    temporary suspension of hostilities by agreement of the warring parties, or a truce. World War I ended with the armistice of 1918.
  • 18th Amendment

    18th Amendment
    the manufacturing and selling of alchohol was restricted and prohibited.
  • Nineteenth Amendment

    Nineteenth Amendment
    the right to vote would not be denied or restircted on accound of gender.
  • Leauge of Nations

    Leauge of Nations
    world organiztion established after World War One to promote peaceful cooperation between countries.
  • Neutrality Acts

    these acts were made in responce to the termoil in Europ and Asia, and then eventually led to WW II.