ASPECTS OF LIFE IN 1898
The following excerpts are taken from the Voyager cd-rom The Making of
America? From the Centennial Celebration of 1876 to the Great War of 1914 created
and written by Roy Rosenzweig and Stephen Brier which derives from the two-volume textbook
of United States history, Who Built America? Working People and the Nations
Economy, Politics, Culture, and Society (Pantheon, 1989, 1992).
Spanish-American-Cuban War, lasting 112 days, is precipitated by a Feb 15 explosion that
destroys the U.S. Battleship Maine in Navana harbor.
Peace protocol signed August 12 in which Spain cedes Cuba, Puerto Rico, Guam, and the
Philippines (for $20 million) to the U.S.; American war dead total 5,462, most from
Russia, Britain, and France obtain concessions in China; Tzu-hsi, Dowager Empress of
China, seizes power and revokes reforms; Chinese Peasants mobile against westernization
Bubonic plague begins in China and India, killing an estimated three million over the next
Louisiana adopts "grandfather clause" in new constitution restricting black
Supreme Court decides that U.W. citizenship transcends race an colo, finds the child of
Chinese parents cannot be deported despite Chinese Exclusion Act.
Anti-Imperialist League founded to fight annexation of the Philippines.
Social Democratic (later Socialist) Party formed by E.V. Debs and Victor Berger.
Marie Curie and her husband, Piette isolate radium and polonium.
German pharmaceutical company, F. Bayer & Co., introduces heroin under that brand
names as a cough suppressant.
John H. Nicholson and Sam Hill found Gideons International in Wisconsin to put "Word
of God" in hands of unconverted.
Charlotte Perkins Gilman argues in Women and Economics that the traditional
definition of sex roles is obsolete.
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|Herzl's Diary - extracts from Herzl's
diary describing his visit in Palestine in 1898|
|Bruce Medalists -
brief biographies of astronomers awarded the Bruce Medal of the Astronomical Society of
the Pacific since 1898|
Evolution 1898 - 1867 1870 1871 1873 1874 1876 1880 1881 1882 1886 1889 1895
1897 1898 1901 1905 1912 1920 1927 1949. RJM|
|Prominent Citizens of
Lawrence, Kansas, 1898: Mainpage - In 1898 a volume of photographs was
published in Lawrence titled A Souvenir of the History of Lawrence, Kansas, 1898.
It contained many portraits of what ...|
Manchester United 1898 - History of Manchester United Home | 1892-93 | 1893-94
| 1895 | 1896-97 | 1899 1898. As 1898 drew to a close Newton Heath and
across town rivals Man City...|
|Centennial Celebration 1898-1998
- quot;Traditions of Excellence, People of Promise" Friends University turns
"100" in 1998! Be a part of the year-long celebration as Friends|
|Henry Block (1898) -
Henry Block (1898) 14-20 Queen Street East. This stone building was remodeled at
the turn of the century. It became known as the Henry Block after its own.|
in 1898 - Campus View, 1898. View of the UT campus from the southwest in
1898. The Chemical Laboratory is to the left of Old Main, and the stack of the
|Carl Betz (1854-1898)
Papers (532kc) - Carl Betz (1854-1898) Papers (532kc) Carl Betz was a physical
education proponent and through his urging, Kansas City became the first city in the
|1898 - 1898. In 1898,
a railway right-of-way was blasted through the mountains.The construction of the White
Pass and Yukon Railway was one of the most difficult|
|Ramsey County MN Atlas:
New Canada - 1898 - Ramsey County MN Atlas: New Canada - 1898. EMPSON
ARCHIVES P.O. Box 791 Stillwater, MN 55082 or call 612-351-0172 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.|
|View of Caracas, 1898
- A View of Caracas, Venezuela, circa. 1898. Library of Congress.
Images. Relaciones. Main|
|Course: The Emergence of
Modern America, 1898-1945 Study - The Emergence of Modern America, 1898-1945.
Modules HI 3009 / HI 3010. These modules begin with an analysis of progressivism, the
reasons for imperial...|
|Hardy, Thomas. 1898.
Wessex Poems: Hap. - Hap. IF but some vengeful god would call to me. From
up the sky, and laugh: "Thou suffering thing, Know that thy sorrow is my ecstasy,...|
|Dates 1827 to 1898 -
Important Years In American Labor History -- 1827 to 1898. 1827 -- First city
central labor organization, the Mechanics Union of Trade Associations,...|
|The Southern Cross Expedition (1898-1900)
- THE SOUTHERN CROSS EXPEDITION (1898-1900) DAVID L. HARROWFIELD. VISITOR CENTRE,
INTERNATIONAL ANTARCTIC CENTRE, CHRISTCHURCH, NEW ZEALAND. Introduction....|
|Modernism in 1898
- 1898. Aubrey Beardsley dies. Lewis Carroll dies. Stephane Mallarme dies. Henry
James, Turn of the Screw. Stephen Crane, The Open Boat, and Other Tales of..|
Lengths, 1898 - A lithograph advertising "Have You Seen Smith?" which
played on a social question of 1898, the length of women's swim suits. On some
|First National Bank of
Nowata - home owned and directed since 1898. Community bank environment with
full banking services|
|Willie Holt Ltd. - makers of billiard tables