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World History by Mind Map: World History

1. United States

1.1. 1900

1.1.1. At the Carnegie Steel Company, Slavs and Italians produce one-third of the world's total steel supply.

1.1.2. January 1900

1.1.2.1. January 1 – Hawaii asks for a delegate at the U.S. Republican National Convention.

1.1.2.2. January 2 – John Hay announces the Open Door Policy to promote trade with China.

1.1.2.3. January 2 – The first electric bus becomes operational in New York City.

1.1.2.4. January 3 – The United States Census estimates the country's population was 70 million.

1.1.2.5. January 8 – United States President William McKinley places Alaska under military rule.

1.1.2.6. January 14 – The United States Senate accepts the Anglo-German treaty of 1899, in which the United Kingdom renounces its claims to the Samoan islands.

1.1.2.7. January 17 – Brigham H. Roberts is refused a seat in the United States House of Representatives because of his polygamy.

1.1.2.8. February 1900

1.1.2.8.1. February 5 – Britain and the United States sign a treaty for the building of a Central American shipping canal through Nicaragua.

1.1.2.8.2. February 9 – Dwight F. Davis creates the Davis Cup tennis tournament.

1.1.2.8.3. March 1900

1.1.3. Milton S. Hershey introduces the milk chocolate Hershey bar.

1.2. 1901

1.2.1. January

1.2.1.1. January 3 - Census Commissioner predicts a US population of at least 300 million by 2001

1.2.1.2. January 5 – Typhoid fever breaks out in a Seattle jail, the first of two typhoid outbreaks in the USA during the year.

1.2.1.3. January 10 – In the first great Texas gusher, oil is discovered at Spindletop in Beaumont, Texas.

1.2.1.4. January 28 – Baseball's American League declares itself a Major League.

1.2.1.5. February

1.2.1.5.1. February 20 – The Hawaii Territory Legislature convenes for the first time.

1.2.1.5.2. March

1.2.2. The Intercollegiate Prohibition Association is established in Chicago.

1.3. 1902

1.3.1. January

1.3.1.1. January 1 – The first college football bowl game, the Rose Bowl between Michigan and Stanford, is held in Pasadena, California.

1.3.1.2. January 8 – A train collision in the New York Central Railroad's Park Avenue Tunnel kills 17, injures 38, and leads to increased demand for electric trains.

1.3.1.3. January 28 – The Carnegie Institution is founded in Washington, DC with a $10 million gift from Andrew Carnegie.

1.3.1.4. February

1.3.1.4.1. February 18 – U.S. President Roosevelt prosecutes the Northern Securities Company for violation of the Sherman Act.

1.3.1.4.2. February 22 – Senators Benjamin Tillman and John L. McLaurin, both of South Carolina, have a fist fight while Congress is in session.[1] Both Tillman and McLaurin are censured by the Senate on February 28.

1.3.1.4.3. February - The Yellow Fever Commission announces that the disease is carried out by mosquitoes

1.3.1.4.4. March

1.4. 1903

1.4.1. January

1.4.1.1. January 19 – The first west-east transatlantic radio broadcast is made from the United States to England (the first east-west broadcast having been made in December 1901).

1.4.1.2. January 21 – Section of Militia Affairs within the Adjutant General's office.

1.4.1.3. February

1.4.1.3.1. February 11 – The Oxnard Strike of 1903 becomes the first time in U.S. history that a labor union is formed from members of different races.

1.4.1.3.2. February 14 – Department of Commerce and Labor founded

1.4.1.3.3. February 15 – Morris and Rose Mitchom introduce the first teddy bear in America.

1.4.1.3.4. March

1.4.2. Growth of American imperialism with Panama + Cuba

1.4.3. The Lincoln–Lee Legion is established to promote the temperance movement and signing of alcohol abstinence pledges by children.

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