Flashcards in 1900-1909 Deck (66)
Robert Charles Riots
28 died in this 1900 New Orleans race riot sparked after an African-American shot a white cop.
1900 Galveston hurricane
With 6000-12000 killed, this hurricane launched future president Hoover to notoriety.
United States presidential election, 1900
A rematch between McKinley and Bryant, since McKinley's former Vice President had died in office, the nominating convention selected Roosevelt. The Republicans came out strong for an imperialistic foreign policy, which the Democrats decried.
First restaurant to serve hamburgers in 1900.
Big Stick Diplomacy
Roosevelt's foreign policy, rooted in imperialism, and a strong Navy.
1901, Stipulated the withdrawal of American troops from Cuba under the condition that the U.S. keep Guantanamo Bay Naval Base.
American playwright and short story writer, known for having surprise endings.
Anarchist who assassinated McKinley.
These racially biased tests were given to black voters in the South to discourage their political participation.
This disease killed many Americans who were fighting the Spanish-American War, and those who were building the Panama Canal.
Venezuela Crisis of 1902-1903
Venezuelan President refused to pay damages to European nations, leading to a blockade of the nation and the Roosevelt Corollary.
Roosevelt's 1904 extension of the Monroe Doctrine, stating that the United States has the right to protect its economic interests in South And Central America by using military force, first put into effect in Dominican Republic
Philippine Organic Act (1902)
This law, which coincided with the end of the Philippine-American War, provided for the creation of a Filipino assembly, a bill of rights for Filipinos, and the disestablishment of the Roman Catholic church while still holding onto the island chain as a colony.
Newlands Reclamation Act
(1902) U.S. federal law that funded irrigation projects for arid lands in the American West.
United States presidential election, 1904
Roosevelt easily defeats Democrat Alton B. Parker, who only wins the South.
The electoral support of states in the deep south for the Democratic party from Reconstruction into the 1960s.
A statement which officially decried polygamy in the LDS Church.
An American MLB pitcher. Great at the game.
PS General Slocum
A ship which caught fire in the New York harbor and sank in 1904, killing over 1000.
Oxnard Strike of 1903
Japanese and Mexican laborers teamed up to strike against wealthy landowners.
A soft toy named after President Roosevelt, introduced in 1902.
Martha Washington Hotel
This New York City hotel was the first built solely for women in 1903.
This 1903 Panama Canal treaty passed the U.S. Congress, but failed in Columbia.
Wreck of the Old 97
A 1903 Southern Railroad crash which inspired a ballad which is the basis of all country music.
Oldest operating motor speedway in the world, opened in 1903.
Thousand Days' War
This war between Panamanian separatists and the Colombian government (1899-1903) lead to the independence of Panama. The U.S. supported Panamanian rebels because Columbia refused to cede land to America for use of the Panama canal.
This 1903 treaty, signed by the U.S. and the newly-created Panama, allowed for the construction of the Panama Canal.
The North Carolina town where the Wright brothers flew their first airplane.
Iroquois Theatre fire
This 1903 disaster killed over 600 people.