When Centuries End:
The United States,
1890s and 1990s

HIS 2998, Topics in History
Villanova University, Spring 1999
Dr. Charlene Mires
 
 
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    LINKS
    CURRENT EVENTS LINKS 

    The New York Times 
     
    Newspapers Around the World 
     

    HISTORICAL LINKS 

    The American 1890s: A Chronology 

    The West (PBS Companion Site) 

    Labor-Management Conflict in American History 

    World's Columbian Exposition 

    Booker T. Washington, Up From Slavery 

    W.E.B. DuBois, The Souls of Black Folk 

    African American Pamphlets (Collection at the Library of Congress) 

    Rerum Novarum (1891)

    Twenty Years at Hull House 

    How the Other Half Lives 

    1896: The Presidential Campaign 

    William Jennings Bryan:  Resources 

    William Jennings Bryan's "Cross of Gold" Speech 

    William McKinley's War Message (1898) 

    Anti-Imperialism in the United States