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Title:
The Progressive era : primary documents on events from 1890 to 1914
Author:
Burt, Elizabeth V., 1943-
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, [2004]

©2004
Physical Description:
xvi, 382 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
The census of 1890 measures American life and defines some of its problems -- The death of Sitting Bull and the Battle of Wounded Knee, December 1890 -- Nativist fears limit Chinese immigration, May 1892 -- The Homestead Strike pits labor against management, 1892 -- Lynch Law terrorizes Blacks in the South -- Coxey's army marches on Washington, 1894 -- The sinking of the Maine, February 15, 1898 -- The Treaty of Paris launches America as an imperialist power, December 10, 1898 -- The turn of the century brings hopes and fears -- President William McKinley is assassinated, September 6, 1901 -- America backs the Panamanian Revolution, November 1903 -- The Socialist Party challenges the status quo, 1904 -- The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire, March 25, 1911 -- The Titanic disaster, April 14, 1912 -- Women demand the right to vote, 1911-1912 -- Congress adopts the federal income tax, February 1913 -- The prohibition movement gains in the states and Congress, 1900-1913 -- Women march for suffrage in Washington, March 1913 -- The seventeenth amendment reforms the Senate, May 1913 -- The Ludlow Mine Massacre, April 1914.
ISBN:
9780313320972
Format :
Book