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Turn of the Century

5th Grade

Who invented the airplane? The Wright Brothers in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina
Who invented the telephone? Alexander Graham Bell
Who invented the light bulb? Thomas Edison
Who invented crop science? George Washington Carver
What did European immigrants come to America hoping for? A better life--better job, religious freedom, escape from famine (lack of food)
Where did European immigrants settle in America? In large cities in cultural neigborhoods Mostly settled in the states of New York, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, and Illinois
What were difficulties they faced in America? Poor living conditions
What were positive things for immigrants in America? They had more religious freedom, better economic (making money) opportunities
The US became a world leader in ? Manufactured goods
Northeast cities were industrial centers because they had access to ________ Waterways
What did President Johnson purchase (buy) from Russia? Alaska
Which President gained (or got) Hawaii? President McKinely
What did President Teddy Roosevelt build? The Panama Canal
Who did the US support in the Spanish-American War? The US supported Cuba's revolt against Spain (Cuba no longer wanted to be controlled by Spain)
What were 2 events from the Spanish-American War? The USS Maine exploded US declared war on Spain
Who won the Spanish-American War? The US won. Because of winning they gained the territories of Guam, Puerto Rico, and the Philippines.
Which island did European immigrants come to? Ellis Island
Which island did most Asian immigrants come to? Angel Island
What started the Spanish-American War? It was partly started due to the US involvement in Cuba
During the Spanish-American War, Theodore Roosevelt was a lieutenant colonel of the Rough Rider Regiment, and led the battle of _______ San Juan
Created by: iamcwallace
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