1900s Summary

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  • 9 Encyclopedia Articles

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Encyclopedia Articles (9)

2,339 words, approx. 8 pages
1900s: Music Music was an immensely popular form of entertainment in America in the first decade of the century, though not in the same way it is today. Americans did not buy prerecorded records or CD... Read more
4,860 words, approx. 17 pages
1900s: Print Culture In an age before radio and television claimed the attention of Americans, reading was one of the most popular leisure-time activities. American writers and publishers churned out ... Read more
8,747 words, approx. 30 pages
1900s: the Way We Lived In the first decade of the century, Americans began to experience the first of the technological transformations that would make life in the twentieth century so much different... Read more
21,646 words, approx. 73 pages
Technology for a Whole Century. In the first decade of the twentieth century three of the inventions that would dominate the century technologically were either invented or underwent their early deve... Read more
26,463 words, approx. 89 pages
Coming to Maturity. As "the American century" dawned, the country's religious bodies faced a distinctly modern world, one in which the United States would often take center stage. If the Ci... Read more
13,946 words, approx. 47 pages
Overview The American Medical Association Reorganizes Pure Food and Drug Act of 1906 Diversity in Medical Profession: African American Physicians Diversity in Medical Profession: Women Physicians Mot... Read more
21,251 words, approx. 71 pages
Entering the New Century. In some ways the 1900s were the last decade of the nineteenth century. The opulence and self-confidence of the wealthy, which had suffered a temporary, if severe, setback in... Read more
7,740 words, approx. 26 pages
The New Century. On 10 April 1899, on the eve of a new century and enthused by his personal triumph with the Rough Riders in the Spanish-American War, a young Theodore Roosevelt called on his fellow ... Read more
1,576 words, approx. 6 pages
The S-curve silhouette is the dominant look in women's fashion. Rollin H. White of the White Sewing Machine Company of Cleveland, Ohio, begins marketing a steam-engine automobile, which he calls &quo... Read more