ch_16 - QUIT 16 Life at the Turn of the 20th Century...

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16 Life at the Turn of the 20th Century QUIT CHAPTER OBJECTIVE INTERACT WITH HISTORY TIME LINE VISUAL SUMMARY SECTION Science and Urban Life 1 SECTION Expanding Public Education 2 SECTION Segregation and Discrimination 3 SECTION The Dawn of Mass Culture 4 MAP GRAPH
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16 Life at the Turn of the 20th Century HOME CHAPTER OBJECTIVE To analyze significant turn-of-the-20th-century trends in such areas as technology, education, race relations, and mass culture
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16 W I T H H I S T O R Y I N T E R A C T How will the latest technology change your life? Examine the Issues It is the summer of 1893. In Chicago, the World’s Columbian Exposition is in full swing. Besides Thomas Edison’s kinetograph —a camera that records motion, attractions include a towering “Ferris wheel” that lifts trolley cars into the sky and the first hamburgers in America. More than 21 million people will attend the exposition. You will be one of them. • What types of inventions transform communications? • How can technology contribute to new forms of recreation? HOME • Why would mass media emerge at this time? Life at the Turn of the 20th Century
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16 The United States The World 1878 Bicycle touring club is founded in Europe. 1883 Construction of the Brooklyn Bridge is completed. 1884 Fifteen-nation conference on the division of Africa convenes in Berlin. 1888 Electric trolleys are first introduced. 1900 William McKinley is reelected. TIME LINE HOME 1889 Barnum & Bailey Circus opens in London. 1891 Ida B. Wells crusades against lynching. 1899 German psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud publishes The Interpretation of Dreams . 1896 Supreme Court establishes “separate-but- equal” doctrine in Plessy v. Ferguson . 1901 McKinley is assassinated. Theodore Roosevelt becomes president. 1904 Theodore Roosevelt is elected president. Life at the Turn of the 20th Century continued . . .
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16 The United States The World 1910 Mexican Revolution begins. 1908 Henry Ford introduces the Model T. William H. Taft is elected president. 1914 World War I begins in Europe. 1912 Woodrow Wilson is elected president. TIME LINE HOME 1916 Woodrow Wilson is reelected. Life at the Turn of the 20th Century
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Science and Urban Life Advances in science and technology address urban problems, including lack of space and inadequate systems of transportation and communication. OVERVIEW
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ch_16 - QUIT 16 Life at the Turn of the 20th Century...

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