1919 the Year That Changed America.pdf

1919 the Year That Changed America

Martin-W Sandler

1919 was a world-shaking year. America was recovering from World War I, and black soldiers returned to racism so violent the years summer would become known as the Red Summer. The suffrage movement had a long-fought win when Congress passed the Nineteenth Amendment, granting women the right to vote. Laborers took to the streets to protest working conditions, nationalistic fervor led to a Communism scare, and temperance gained such traction that Prohibition was voted into law. And in Boston, an enormous tub of molasses exploded and flooded the streets. Master storyteller Martin W. Sandler digs into these pinnacle moments, examining how their underlying social movements set the stage for the next hundred years of momentum and setbacks. Through compelling text and archival images, Sandler reveals that progress doesnt always evolve in a straight line and that history can help us understand the change the world still seeks.

The year 1919 was a significant one in 20th-century American history. Sandler draws on a wide range of resources to present some of the most compelling news stories of a banner year. In Boston, a huge tank of molasses exploded, sending a lethal flood of syrup across an area largely occupied by impoverished immigrants. Both soldiers just

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