Chronological List Summary

  • Last updated on November 10, 2022

1874: Petition to US Congress for Women’s Suffrage

1882: Chinese Exclusion Act

1884: Address of the Lake Mohonk Conference on Indian Affairs

1886: “Account of the Haymarket Riot”

1889: “The Rush to Oklahoma”

1889: Andrew Carnegie: “The Gospel of Wealth”

1890: Eugene Debs: “What Can We Do for Working People?”

1890: Frances Willard on Christian Social Responsibility

1890: Wall Street Owns the Country

1890: From How the Other Half Lives

1891: Frances Willard: Address to the National Council of Women

1892: Populist Platform, 1892

1892: Frick’s Fracas: Henry Frick Makes His Case

1892: The Homestead Strike: A Congressional View

1892: Jane Addams on Settlement Houses

1893: Queen Liliuokalani to President Benjamin Harrison

1893: The Significance of the Frontier in American History

1893: President Grover Cleveland on Repeal of the Sherman Silver Purchase Act

1893: “Political Causes of the Business Depression”

1894: “The Absurd Effort to Make the World Over”

1894: Senator Sherman on the Pullman Strike

1896: Plessy v. Ferguson

1896: From Youth’s Educator for Home and Society

1897: W.E.B. Du Bois: “Strivings of the Negro People”

1898: W.E.B. Du Bois: “The Study of the Negro Problems”

1898: Report on the Battle of Santiago

1899: Platform of the American Anti-Imperialist League

1902: “Subjugation of the Philippines Inquitous”

1902: An Immigrant Garment Worker’s “Days and Dreams”

1902: Coal Strike Hearings: The Miners Testify

1903: “Echoes from the Recent Pennsylvania Coal Strike”

1903: The Wright Brothers’ First Powered Flight

1904: A Mississippi Governor Opposes Black Education

1904 or 1905: The War Prayer

1905: On American Motherhood

1906: “What it Means to be Colored in the Capital of the U.S.A.”

1906: Jane Addams: “Child Labor and Other Dangers of Childhood”

1906: From The Jungle

1907: President Theodore Roosevelt on the Conservation of Natural Resources

1908: Child Labor in the New York City Tenements

1908: Declaration of the Conservation Conference

1908: John Dewey on Social Organization and the Individual

1912: A Skeptical View of Mexican Immigrants in the United States

1912: Fire Hazards in New York City Factories

1913: W.E.B. Du Bois: “Socialism and the Negro Problem”

1914: An Argument for Prohibition

1915: “Women’s Suffrage in a Democratic Republic”

1916: US-Mexico Tensions

1917: Petition from the Women Voters Anti-Suffrage Party

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