The movement applied Christian ethics to social problems, especially issues of social justice such as economic inequality, poverty, alcoholism, crime, racial tensions, slums, bad hygiene, child labor, inadequate labor unions, poor schools, and the danger of war.
Helped turn the US to issues of concern to mothers, such as the needs of children, public health, and world peace. Co-founded the Hull House.
Passage through Central America built under Theodore Roosevelt. Opened trade and help Panamanian rebels separate from Columbia.
Infected 500 million people across the world killing 50 to 100 million of them.
Following World War I, increased sense of patriotism. Celebration of everything American.
Woodrow Wilson: 1916.
One of the founders of the NAACP in 1909. Leader of the Niagara Movement: equal rights for blacks.