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Students can learn about the Progressive Era using these sites. Find out about Andrew Carnegie and William Jennings Bryan. Investigate the Monroe Doctrine. Included are eThemes resources on Teddy Roosevelt, the Spanish American War, 1904 World’s Fair, changes in America since 1900, and the decade from 1910 to 1919.
Read an excerpt from President James Monroe's seventh annual message to Congress in December of 1823. Teddy Roosevelt used the Monroe doctrine and adapted it with his Roosevelt corollary in 1905. NOTE: This site includes ads.
Here are resources on population, environment, communication, transportation, human rights, and other areas that have changed significantly in America in the last 100 years. There are timelines, statistics, images, original documents, animations, and other interactive features.
What was it like to go to school in the late 1800's and early 1900's? How big were the schools, how many grades? Investigates clothing, games, songs, and lifestyles. There is one site on frontier culture.
Read about life in America during the 1910s. View the fashions of this time. Read about the Tango and silent movies that were popular. Learn about WWI and see photographs and diaries from soldiers. Topics include inventions during the 1901s such as air conditioners and radio receivers. There is also information about women suffrage and the 1918 Influenza outbreak.
These sites are about the Spanish American War. Learn about the influence of media on the war. Read letters from the soldiers, view several photographs, movie clips, and timeline and listen to music composed during that time. There are other primary documents from the war such as maps and newspaper articles. Includes lesson plans and a study guide.