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Research Article: The Press and Democracy

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The Press and Democracy

(1906) An advertisement for Triumph cycles, which points out the inferiority of female workmanship and makes its main selling point the fact that ‘The Triumph is the only Coventry cycle factory not employing female labour’.

Timeline

1827–1919 ∼ Ethnic Diversity

The Freedom Journal is the first African American newspaper (1827) / Alexis de Tocqueville publishes his classic book Democracy in America (1831–1840) / The weekly Independent is the most influential religious paper in the country, with over 6000 clergymen on its mailing list (1880) / Mexican Americans throughout the Southwest begin printing more newspapers (1880s–1920s) / Ten major magazines, published with a trend toward exposés, have a combined circulation of three million copies (1902–1906) / 17,000 weeklies, semi-weeklies, and tri-weeklies are published (1915) / The German-language press has a circulation of one million, the Polish and Yiddish press each have one million subscribers, the Italian American press has 700,000, and the Swedish American press has 500,000 (1914–1920) / Consolidation of larger newspapers for profitability (1900–1940)

MILESTONES: Supreme Court rules in Plessy v. Ferguson that a person with mixed blood should be considered black (1896) • Wright brothers&rsquo...

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