American Literature C 1901-1914

Shawn, Holly and Lance

technology

the first powered airplane

10/10/1902 - 12/17/1903

Wilbur flies a glider in earlier tests Kitty Hawk, Oct. 10, 1902.Orville’s brother Wilbur piloting the record flight lasting 59 seconds over a distance of 852 feet.
On December 17, 1903, Orville Wright piloted the first powered airplane 20 feet above a wind-swept beach in North Carolina. The flight lasted 12 seconds and covered 120 feet.
The Wright Brothers - First Flight,1903

Los Angeles Owens Valley Aquaduct Opened

1913

Los Angeles Owens Valley Aquaduct Opened
First owners rivers

New York's Grand Central Terminal Opens

1913

Art

the found of Hollywood

02/10/1913 - 04/4/1914

DeMille formed the Lasky Film Company (which years later evolved into Paramount Pictures), and the next year went west to California and produced the successful six reeler, The Squaw Man (1914), of historical significance as the first feature length film produced in Hollywood.
Cecil B. DeMille

Social

First License Plates Issued in the U.S.

1903

he first state-issued license plates were issued in Massachusetts, beginning in 1903. The very first plate, featuring the number "1," was issued to Frederick Tudor. (One of his relatives still holds an active registration on the plate.)
The First License Plates Issued in the U.S.

Boy Scouts Established in U.S.

1910

Boy Scouts Established in U.S.
Boy Scouts

17th Amendment

1913

17th Amendment allows for direct elections of senators.
17th Amendment:

16th Amendment

1913

16th Amendment allows for establishment of income tax.
16th Amendment

World War I begins

1914 - 1919

World War I begins in Europe.
World War I

Panama Canal opens

1914

The panama canal officially opened
Panama Canal

Personal Income Tax Introduced in U.S.

1914

Education

Wolffork Baptist Church Singing School

1914

Wolffork Baptist Church Singing School. [School]()

Rabun Gap

Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School Established

1903

Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School is an independent boarding school offering small class sizes and a solid academic foundation in the liberal arts
[rabun gap-nacoochee school](www.rabungap.org/)

The first passenger train came to Clayton

1905

The railroad was finally crossed in 1903 and track to Clayton was completed in 1905.
railroad

Carrying the Mail from Blalock to Rabun Gap

1910

the Mail was first time carried from Blalock to Rabun Gap. [Dock King carried mail]()

politics

US president Mckinley Assassinated

9/6/1901

On September 6, 1901, U.S. President William McKinley spent the morning visiting Niagara Falls with his wife before returning to the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, New York in the afternoon to spend a few minutes greeting the public.
U.S. President William McKinley Assassinated

U.S. Passes the Chinese Exclusion Act

1903

Oklahoma admitted to Union as 46th state

1907

Oklahoma Territory collectively enter the United States as Oklahoma, the 46th state.
Oklahoma

William Howard Taft elected 27th president

1909 - 1913

27th U.S. President [William Howard](Tafthttp://www.whitehouse.gov/about/presidents/williamhowardtaft)

The found of FTC

9/26/1914

When the FTC was created in 1914, its purpose was to prevent unfair methods of competition in commerce as part of the battle to “bust the trusts.
FTC