Pivotal Decades: The United States, 1900-1920

Pivotal Decades: The United States, 1900-1920

John Milton Cooper Jr.

modern American started within the first twenty years of this century.

These have been the years during which of our best presidents―Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson―transformed the workplace into the heart of strength; within which the USA entered the area degree and fought its first out of the country struggle; within which the government's right function within the economic system grew to become a public query; and within which reform grew to become an valuable for muckraking newshounds, innovative politicians, social activists, and writers.

It used to be a golden age in American politics, while primary rules got compelling expression by way of considerate applicants. It used to be a making an attempt time, even though, for lots of american citizens, together with girls who fought for the vote, blacks who started organizing to safe their rights, and activists at the Left who misplaced theirs within the first pink Scare of the century.

John Cooper's panoramic historical past of this era indicates us the place we got here from and sheds gentle on the place we're.

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