Presentation on theme: "Life at the Turn of the 20 th Century Chapter 16."— Presentation transcript:
Life at the Turn of the 20 th Century Chapter 16
Technology Skyscrapers Electric Trasit – Subways and cable cars City plannig Paper and double sided printing Cars – invented in Europe – Karl Benz (modern) Airplanes – Orville and Wilbur Wright Handheld camera – could photo movement
Rise of Education All children be educated from 8 to 14 Growing High Schools Immigrants gain Americanized education African Americans –Tuskeegee University – Booker T. Washington –W.E. B. Du Bois – 1 st Af. Am. Doctor
Segregation and Discrimination Segregation – separating the races –Jim Crow Laws Poll taxes Plessy vs. Ferguson – separate but equal Violence twards minorities Debt Peonage – workers held into slavery to pay off a debt –Mostly Mexican railroad workers
Mass Culture Amusement Parks Bicycling Spectator Sports – Baseball, Football, Basketball, etc. Newspapers Fine Arts Fiction Shopping – departments stores, chains, ads
Your consent to our cookies if you continue to use this website.