Includes information about "the KKK laws"
Information about train accidents
The Great Chicago Fire:
The second paragraph gives information about immigration from Mexico in the early 1900s.
During the late 1860s, some Southern veterans of the defeated Confederacy created the Ku Klux Klan. This organization's original goal was to deny African Americans the same rights and opportunities as white people in the South.
Information on the history of Child Labor.
Eighty years ago, Commissioner Kenesaw Mountain Landis banned eight members of the 1919 Chicago White Sox from baseball. On Sunday at 8 p.m. ET, ESPN Classic looks back at the Black Sox scandal.
Watch Becoming American: The Chinese Experience on PBS -- March 2003
Erin Collins's Public Lists (24)
- African-American Migration
- Caribbean Immigrants
- Child Labor
- Chinese Immigrants
- European and Russian Immigrants
- Mexican Immigrants
- Native American Experience
- Newsboy Strikes
- Social Darwinism
- Standard Oil
- The Great Chicago Fire
- Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire
- Washington and Dubois
- Western Migration
- White Man's Burden
- Women Suffrage