1900s Decade in Photos: A Decade of Discovery

1900s Decade in Photos: A Decade of Discovery

by Jim Corrigan




The first decade of the twentieth century was a time of amazing inventions and discoveries. The Wright brothers invented the airplane. Henry Ford built the Model T car. Albert Einstein solved mysteries of the universe. These are just a few of the astonishing feats of a decade that helped shape the course of human history.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780766031296
Publisher: Enslow Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 02/01/2010
Series: Amazing Decades in Photos Series
Pages: 64
Product dimensions: 7.60(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 10 - 14 Years

Table of Contents

Welcome to the 1900s 5

The Wrights Take Flight 9

President McKinley Assassinated 12

American Forces Go Abroad 14

The First World Series 16

Teddy Roosevelt Ends the Coal Strike 18

Telegraph and Radio Connect the World 21

St. Louis World's Fair 24

From the Stage to the Movies 26

War Erupts Between Japan and Russia 29

Earthquake Destroys San Francisco 32

The Jungle Shocks Readers 34

The Phonograph Brings Music Home 36

Digging the Panama Canal 39

Oklahoma Joins the Union 42

Henry Ford Mass-Produces the Model T 44

Pablo Picasso and Modern Art 46

Brilliant Minds, Great Discoveries 49

Reaching the North Pole 52

The NAACP Is Founded 54

Looking Ahead 56

Chronology 58

Glossary 59

Further Reading 60

Internet Resources 61

Index 62

Photo Credits 64

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