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1900-1949

Louis Brandeis

Louis Brandeis

A. Louis Brandeis was the first Jew to sit on the U.S. Supreme Court. His decisions affirmed individual liberty and privacy and opposed unchecked governmental power.

biography.com
Henry Ford: Assembly Line - The Henry Ford

Henry Ford: Assembly Line - The Henry Ford

A. Henry Ford combined interchangeable parts with subdivided labor and fluid movement of materials to create his moving assembly line in 1913. B. I ride in a car everyday made on an assembly line. C. We still use assembly lines today.

thehenryford.org
Pearl Harbor attack | History, Map, & Casualties

Pearl Harbor attack | History, Map, & Casualties

A. Pearl Harbor attack: Pearl Harbor attack, surprise aerial attack by Japan on a U.S. naval base in Hawaii that caused U.S. entry into World War II in 1941. B. WWII is in my history book and I study it. C. My life is different now because the U.S. entered and won the war, instead of Germany and Japan winning.

britannica.com
Jackie Robinson

Jackie Robinson

A. Jackie Robinson was the first African American professional baseball player. B. I like baseball a little. C. Many different people play baseball today.

jackierobinson.com
Amelia Earhart

Amelia Earhart

A. Amelia Earhart was one of the first famous female pilots. She disappeared while trying to fly around the world. B. I learned women can do important jobs. C. Women fly all sorts of planes today, including in the Air Force.

ameliaearhart.com
Al Capone

Al Capone

A, Alphonse Gabriel “Al” Capone rose to infamy as a gangster in Chicago during the 1920s and early 1930s. B. I want to eenforce the law and put people like Al Capone in jail. C. Capone was one of the first gansters and we still have gangs today.

fbi.gov
The Great Train Robbery (1903)

The Great Train Robbery (1903)

A. One of the milestones in film history was the first narrative film, The Great Train Robbery (1903), directed and photographed by Edwin S. Porter. B. I like movies and am glad Edison helped to invent them. C. There are still movies today. They are getting much more high tech with lots of special effects.

filmsite.org
New York City subway opens - Oct 27, 1904

New York City subway opens - Oct 27, 1904

A. New York City subway opens on Oct 27, 1904. It changed how people traveled around NYC. B. I have been on the People Mover in Detroit whichi is like a subway above the ground. C. Detroit have a new light rail system that runs alone woodward ave.

history.com
May 15, 1911 | Supreme Court Orders Standard Oil to Be Broken Up

May 15, 1911 | Supreme Court Orders Standard Oil to Be Broken Up

A. On May 15, 1911, the Supreme Court ordered the dissolution of Standard Oil Company, ruling it was in violation of the Sherman Antitrust Act. B. Well without oil many of our house hold today would not work. C There are still many oil conpanies today.

learning.blogs.nytimes.com
A History of the Oreo Cookie

A History of the Oreo Cookie

A. Since Oreo cookies debuted in 1912, over 362 billion have been sold, making them the best-selling cookie in the United States. B. I like the oreo cooke with the cream filling in the middle. C. Today the Oreo have some new flavors thin mint and lemon.

thoughtco.com
Automobile History - Facts & Summary - HISTORY.com

Automobile History - Facts & Summary - HISTORY.com

A. Henry Ford innovated mass-prodouction techinques that became standard and Ford, General Motor and Chrysler emerged as the "Big Three" auto companies by 1920's. B. I liked to old model T cars. C. Today we still have the Big Three auto companies who was saved from bail out by President Obama.

history.com