Progressive Era

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  • • Chicago’s Hull House

    •	Chicago’s Hull House
    Hull House was a settlement house in Chicago, Illinois, United States that was co-founded in 1889 by Jane Addams and Ellen Gates Starr. Located on the Near West Side of the city, Hull House opened to serve recently arrived European immigrants. By 1911, Hull House had expanded to 13 buildings.
  • • How the Other Half Lives

    •	How the Other Half Lives
    pioneering work of photojournalism by Jacob Riis, documenting the squalid living conditions in New York City slums in the 1880s.
  • Influence of Sea Power Upon History

    	Influence of Sea Power Upon History
    a history of naval warfare published in 1890 by Alfred Thayer Mahan.
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    Progressive Era

    The Progressive Era was a period of widespread social activism and political reform across the United States that spanned the 1890s to the 1920s.
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    imperialism

    Imperialism is a policy or ideology of extending the rule or authority of a country over peoples and other countries, for extending political and economic access, power and control, through employing hard power especially military force, but also soft power.
  • annexation of hawaii

    annexation of hawaii
    On July 12, 1898, the Joint Resolution passed and the Hawaiian islands were officially annexed by the United States. The Hawaiian islands had a well-established culture and long history of self-governance when Captain James Cook, the first European explorer to set foot on Hawaii, landed in 1778.
  • Spanish American War

    	Spanish American War
    The Spanish–American War was an armed conflict between Spain and the United States in 1898. Hostilities began in the aftermath of the internal explosion of USS Maine in Havana Harbor in Cuba, leading to U.S. intervention in the Cuban War of Independence.
  • open door policy

    open door policy
    The Open Door Policy is a term in foreign affairs initially used to refer to the policy established in the late 19th century and the early 20th century that would allow for a system of trade in China open to all countries equally.
  • Assassination of President McKinley

    	Assassination of President McKinley
    William McKinley was the 25th president of the United States from 1897, until his assassination in 1901.
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    theodore roosevelt

    Theodore Roosevelt Jr., often referred to as Teddy Roosevelt or his initials T. R., was an American statesman, conservationist, naturalist, historian and writer, who served as the 26th president of the United States from 1901 to 1909.
  • Panama Canal U.S. Construction Begins

    	Panama Canal U.S. Construction Begins
    the United States commenced building a canal across a 50-mile stretch of the Panama isthmus in 1904. Opened in 1914, oversight of the world-famous Panama Canal was transferred from the U.S. to Panama in 1999
  • • The Jungle

    •	The Jungle
    The Jungle is a 1906 novel by the American journalist and novelist Upton Sinclair.
  • • Pure Food and Drug Act

    •	Pure Food and Drug Act
    The Pure Food and Drug Act of 1906 was the first of a series of significant consumer protection laws which was enacted by Congress in the 20th century and led to the creation of the Food and Drug Administration.
  • NAACP

    NAACP
    The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a civil rights organization in the United States, formed in 1909 as an interracial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans by a group including W. E. B. Du Bois, Mary White Ovington, Moorfield Storey and Ida B. Wells.
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    william howard taft

    William Howard Taft was the 27th president of the United States and the tenth Chief Justice of the United States, the only person to have held both offices.
  • 16th Amendment

    16th Amendment
    The Sixteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution allows Congress to levy an income tax without apportioning it among the states on the basis of population. It was passed by Congress in 1909 in response to the 1895 Supreme Court case of Pollock v. Farmers' Loan & Trust Co.
  • federal reserve act

    federal reserve act
    The Federal Reserve Act was passed by the 63rd United States Congress and signed into law by President Woodrow Wilson on December 23, 1913.
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    thomas woodrow

    Thomas Woodrow Wilson was an American politician and academic who served as the 28th president of the United States from 1913 to 1921. A member of the Democratic Party, Wilson served as the president of Princeton University and as the 34th governor of New Jersey before winning the 1912 presidential election.
  • 17th Amendment

    17th Amendment
    The Seventeenth Amendment to the United States Constitution established the popular election of United States senators in each state. The amendment supersedes Article I, §3, Clauses 1 and 2 of the Constitution, under which senators were elected by state legislatures
  • national parks system

    national parks system
    agency of the federal government of the United States that manages all national parks
  • 18th Amendment

    	18th Amendment
    The Eighteenth Amendment of the United States Constitution established the prohibition of alcohol in the United States. The amendment was proposed by Congress on December 18, 1917, and was ratified by the requisite number of states on January 16, 1919.
  • 19 amendment

    19 amendment
    The Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution prohibits the states and the federal government from denying the right to vote to citizens of the United States on the basis of sex.