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Progressive Era (1900-17)


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The Progressive Era on YouTube
Panama Canal
Galveston Hurricane of 1900
Popular Music, 1900-1907
Best Songs of the Century, 1900-39
Songs from the 1910s
Recording from 1911 "Oh, You Beautiful Doll">
Jazz, 1900-45
Songs of the Century 1901-1910
Ragtime Dances
Clip from Birth of a Nation
Ending of "Birth of a Nation"
Harry Houdini Rope Escape
The Early 1900s
Theodore Roosevelt Speech
Theodore Roosevelt's Voice
Voice of William Taft
Voice of Woodrow Wilson
Pancho Villa Documentary (Spanish/English subtitles)
Ballin' the Jack by Annette
Ballin' the Jack Dance
Working Conditions in 1907

General Resources
Foreign Policy
The Woman's Suffrage Movement
Other Women's Issues
Race and Ethnic Issues
Muckrakers, Writers and Social Critics
Social History
Labor, Business, Industry, and Economics

General Progressive Era Resources:
PBS American Experience - 1900
US Historical Census Data Browser
Progressive Era Progressive Era
Progressive Era
The Progressive Era
The Progressive Era with Bibliography
Progressive Era Links
Gilded Age and Progressive Era Links

Foreign Policy:
Boxer Rebellion
The Boxer Rebellion
The Gathering Storm: The Boxer Rebellion
Ch'ing China: The Boxer Rebellion
Boxer Rebellion
Panama Canal Museum
In Pursuit of Pancho Villa
Francisco "Pancho" Villa
U.S. Occupation of Vera Cruz
Woodrow Wilson's Speech about the Tampico Incident

Suffrage Movement:
Susan B. Anthony House
1913 Suffrage Parade
75 Suffragists
Carrie Chapman Catt
Carrie Chapman Catt - Suffragist and Peace Advocate
Carrie Chapman Catt
The 19th Amendment - Articles from the New York Times

Other Womean's Issues
Margaret Sanger Papers
Jane Addams
Jane Addams's Hull House as a Feminist Initiative

Race and Ethnic Issues:
The Niagara Movement

Muckrakers, Writers, and Social Critics
McClure's Magazine Archives
Muckraking Journalism
McClure's Magazine
Everybody's Magazine
Cosmopolitan Magazine
Pittsburgh: A City Shamed by Lincoln Steffens
The Lessons of Ida Tarbell
Upton Sinclair
Jack London's Writings

Social History:
Religious Issues:
Walter Rauschenbusch and the Social Gospel
The Social Gospel
Hitting the Sawdust Trail with Billy Sunday
Image Gallery - Billy Sunday
The Center for John Dewey Studies
18th Amendment
The History of the Anti-Saloon League
Food and Drugs
Pure Food and Drugs Act of 1906
Harrison Narcotics Act
Thinking About Drug Legalization
The Galveston Hurricane of 1900
The 1900 Storm
Galveston Storm of 1900
Tribute to Harry Houdini
Cultural History
Juvenile Justice System

Progressive Era Politics:

See 19th Century Politics Page.

Robert LaFollette
Robert LaFollette
Robert LaFollette
Theodore Roosevelt
Theodore Roosevelt Papers at the Library of Congress
Theodore Roosevelt Association
Theodore Roosevelt - Icon of the American Century
Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace
Theodore Roosevelt Biography
Theodore Roosevelt Biography
Picture Biography of Theodore Roosevelt
Leon Czolgosz
Leon Czolgosz - McKinley's Assassin
Last Words of Leon Czolgosz
Early Movies - The Execution of Leon Czolgosz
17th Amendment
The 17th Amendment
William Howard Taft
William Howard Taft
American President: William Howard Taft
Woodrow Wilson
Woodrow Wilson
Woodrow Wilson
Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library/Home
Other Political Topics
The Federal Reserve Bunk

Progressive Era Labor, Business, Industry, and Economics:
Industrial Workers of the World (IWW or Wobblies)
A Short History of the Wobblies
Inside an American Factory (1904)
Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire
The Triangle Shirtwaist Fire
Frederick Taylor - Early Century Management Consultant
The Autobiography of Mother Jones
The Most Dangerous Man in Detroit - Walter Reuther and the Fate of American Labor
The Ludlow Massacre
Progressive Era and Trusts

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