1911-1920. Stephanie Thompson April 2010 AP US . Thesis Statement. Although the United States was making significant strides economically and socially, politically, the government was changing in drastic ways. Being in a war lead to many changes that lead to a new United States.
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1918 was the Boston Red Sox’s last world series win in 86 yearsSports
Carrie Chapman Catt led NAWSA and worked for women suffrage along with other reforms such as Susan B. Anthony, Jane Addams, Margaret Sanger, and Carrie Nation.
Harvard University in 1911
“The Jungle” by Upton Sinclair, used numerous muckraking techniques by showing the ‘evils’ of the meatpacking industry.
National Park Service Act of 1916 was an act passed by Woodrow Wilson that helped preserve parks and land across the United States
City life was becoming very popular as many America was becoming more industrialized. Many workers joined Labor unions to get the rights they deserved. Labor Acts were passed, including Child Labor Laws. Through these acts, it helped improve living conditions for the working poor.
Labor Unions Strikes were becoming more popular and effective in 1911-1920
Lusitania sunk by Germany
Another technological advancement was with ships. The Titanic was one of these ships and it sank in 1912