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during this decade they believed proper practice of the dance would reunite the living with the spirits of the dead and bring peace, prosperity, and unity to native peoples
This decade was significant for the rise of women's sportswear. For example, the bicycling dress and the tennis dress.
believed that spirits of the dead residing in the spirit world have the ability to communicate with the living (séances).
Dr. James Naismith, a physical education professor and instructor created the sport of basketball
Telephone service was put into operation between Chicago and New York.
First Modern Olympic Games
became a permanent part of culture from then on
Americans Charles Duryea and Frank Duryea built the first U.S. gasoline powered car instilling them into American culture.
Thomas Edison patents the motion picture camera
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This was an economic depression marked by the collapse of railroad overbuilding and shaky railroad financing.
The radio was invented by Guglielmo Marconi.
Frederick Douglass was an American social reformer, orator, writer and statesman. After escaping from slavery, he became a leader of the abolitionist movement.
X-rays were invented to treat breast cancer.
Utah becomes the 45th U.S. State on January 4, 1896.
An estimated 100,000 prospectors migrated to the Klondike region of the Yukon in north-western Canada.
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The census in 1900 showed that 1/5 of the population in Rabun County were unable to read or write
President McKinley was assassinated at an event by Leon Czolgosz around 4 p.m. while shaking hands of the public.
The american locomotive company was created.
She is remember for her famous novels, some of which was published in this decade. IN THE STRANGES PEOPLE COUNTRY (1891). HIS VANISHED STAR(1894),THE JUGGLER (1897) and THE STORY OF OLD FORT LONDON (1898).
Walt Whitman was a part of the transition between transcendentalism and realism. He was a great american poet, essayist and journalist
Mary E. Wilkins is remember for one of her most famous novels PEMBROKE. she is a prominent 19c American Author
Kate Chopin is an american author of short stories and novels