early statehood l.
Download
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
EARLY STATEHOOD PowerPoint Presentation
Download Presentation
EARLY STATEHOOD

Loading in 2 Seconds...

play fullscreen
1 / 8

EARLY STATEHOOD - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 288 Views
  • Uploaded on

EARLY STATEHOOD. 1880-1910 : Railroads bring people here. 1889 : Washington becomes a state. Birthday of our state is November 11. Elisha P. Ferry became the first governor of the state. Women’s Suffrage means women’s right to vote. Women fought for their rights.

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about 'EARLY STATEHOOD' - payton


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
early statehood

EARLY STATEHOOD

1880-1910 : Railroads bring people here.

1889 : Washington becomes a state. Birthday of our state is November 11..

women s suffrage means women s right to vote
Women’s Suffragemeans women’s right to vote
  • Women fought for their rights.
  • Got the vote in 1910 - ten years before the rest of the country
  • MayArkwright
  • Hutton
economy
ECONOMY
  • Economy based on:
    • Agriculture
    • Transportation
    • Logging
    • Fishing
agriculture
AGRICULTURE
  • Families owned and operated lands
  • 1889 Walter Granger came to Yakima Valley to begin irrigation project
  • 1893 Sunnyside Canal opened
logging
LOGGING
  • Thousands of acres in Western Wa.
  • People used crosscut saws to cut trees.
  • Timber was transporter to mills.
fishing
FISHING
  • Important industry
  • Major source of food for Natives.
  • First cannier build on Columbia River at Eagle Cliffs
  • 1881 there were 30 canneries in Wa.
  • Whaling and the Makah Indians
immigrants in wa
IMMIGRANTS IN WA
  • Hawaiians - called Kanakas
  • Irish - potato famine in Ireland, 1840’s. Agriculture, railroad, mining.
  • Chinese laborers, merchants, businessmen