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Decade: 1900-1909

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.


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This site has many links to stories about the Progressive Era.
The industrial revolution led to the progressive era. Watch the movie and then take the quiz. NOTE: Site available by subscription only.
Students can read this encyclopedia article. NOTE: The site includes ads.
Watch a video of the aftermath of the earthquake.
Students can view a history time line and learn about Andrew Carnegie.
Students can investigate the interactive timeline about Andrew Carnegie and much more.
Learn about this "gifted speaker, lawyer, three-time presidential candidate and devout Protestant."
Find out about the personality of this great orator.
This site is sponsored by the Agribusiness Council. There are photographs of the "great commoner" and background information.
Students can learn about this 1900 hurricane that hit Galveston, Texas. The silent movie is slow to load.
Read this brief biography of Roosevelt. NOTE: The "Talk" link leads to message boards.
Students can learn about the history of animation. There are videos to watch which are slow to load.
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.
Students can read excerpts from speeches by Roosevelt and Monroe. Click on "Monroe Doctrine" for more of Theodore Roosevelt's writing.
Students can learn about the Roosevelt corollary and other interests that effected the United States from the years of 1899-1913.
Learn about the life and political career of Theodore Roosevelt. Includes audio and video clips as well as timelines, photographs, quizzes, and biographies.
These sites have information about the 1904 St. Louis World's Fair. Includes visitors and the nations they represented, attractions, foods, exhibits, and antiques.
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.

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