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Women's Suffrage

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Women's suffrage was a popular progressive movement which worked to get women the right to vote. This article is written by the president of NAWSA, an organization which lead a large portion of suffrage efforts.

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The Big Stick Policy

The Big Stick Policy | Digital Magazine 1880-1920 | Scoop.it
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The Roosevelt Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine, which is shown in the link provided, stated that the U.S. would intervene in foreign conflicts. Roosevelt used this corollary to promote his Big Stick Policy. 

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The Monroe Doctrine

The Monroe Doctrine | Digital Magazine 1880-1920 | Scoop.it

The Monroe Doctrine Political Cartoon

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The Monroe Doctrine, as portrayed in this political cartoon, prevented foreign imperialism in the Western Hemisphere, claiming it as the United State's sphere of influence. 

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Tenements in Large Cities

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Tenements provided a low-cost living space for the working class with low wages. 

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Awaiting examination, Ellis Island

Awaiting examination, Ellis Island | Digital Magazine 1880-1920 | Scoop.it

Immigrants waiting to be admitted into the United States, a country of endless opportunities. 

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Ellis Island was the receiving center for immigrants entering the United States, admitting nearly everyone who arrived. 

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Philanthropy

Philanthropy | Digital Magazine 1880-1920 | Scoop.it
See an infographic charting the fifty most generous donors of 2013. In 1889, Andrew Carnegie wrote in “The Gospel of Wealth,” “The contrast between the palace of the millionaire and the cottage of the laborer with us today measures the change which has come with civilization. This change, however, is not to be deplored, but welcomed as highly beneficial.” Carnegie felt that even the poor could be shown that public giving, which benefits the masses, is “more valuable to them than if scattered among them through the course of many years of trifling amounts.”
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Industrialists, such as Carnegie and Rockefeller, used efforts of Philanthropy in an attempt to lessen the gap between the rich and the poor. 

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Trust Busting

Trust Busting | Digital Magazine 1880-1920 | Scoop.it
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Progressivists in politics, such as Roosevelt broke up trusts between big businesses in order to limit their influence on the economy. The fourth point in this article describes the efforts made to limit trusts, and the political cartoon attached is a representation of Roosevelt eliminating trusts in large industries such as coal and oil. 

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Four-Minute Men

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The Four-Minute Men traveled giving speeches to help gain support of the war. This document is a pamphlet that explains who they were, what their intentions were, and the topics they discussed. 

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Selective Service Act Ww1

Selective Service Act Ww1 | Digital Magazine 1880-1920 | Scoop.it

A gallery of registration tickets and propaganda posters. 

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The Selective Service Act was effective in recruiting a large number of young men, which provided The United States with a large, powerful military force in WWI. 

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Subway, New York. "Step lively"

Subway, New York. "Step lively" | Digital Magazine 1880-1920 | Scoop.it

Poster of people loading subway car. 

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As displayed in this poster, the subway was not only a form of transportation in large cities, but a way of connecting people to every aspect of their lives. 

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Tammany Hall

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Political machines, such as Tammany Hall, used their influence to provide aide and services to immigrants in need. 

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The Free Enterprise System

The Free Enterprise System | Digital Magazine 1880-1920 | Scoop.it
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Due to the industrialism of the United States and the Free Enterprise system of economy, the country has reached the highest national economy and GDP.
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