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Modernism: Historical Contexts

1900
Max Planck Formulates Quantum Theory
Sigmund Freud Publishes The Interpretation of Dreams

1901
First Trans-Atlantic Radio Signal
Queen Victoria Dies
U.S. President McKinley Assassinated

1902
The Teddy Bear Is Introduced

1903
First Message to Travel Around the World
First Silent Movie, The Great Train Robbery

1904
First Popular American Film
Ground Broken on Panama Canal
New York City Subway Opens
Trans-Siberian Railway Completed

1905
Einstein Proposes His Theory of Relativity
Freud Publishes His Theory of Sexuality

1906
Kellogg’s Starts Selling Corn Flakes
San Francisco Earthquake
Upton Sinclair Writes The Jungle

1907
First Electric Washing Machine
Picasso Introduces Cubism

1908
Ford Introduces the Model-T

1909
NAACP Is Founded
Plastic Is Invented

1911
Ernest Rutherford Discovers the Structure of an Atom
Standard Oil Company Broken Up

1912
Oreo Cookies First Introduced
The Titanic Sinks

1913
Henry Ford Creates Assembly Line

1914
Archduke Ferdinand Assassinated
First Traffic Light
Panama Canal Officially Opened
World War I Begins

1915
Armenian Genocide
Germans Use Poison Gas as a Weapon
Lusitania Sunk by German U-Boat

1916
Battle of the Somme
Easter Rising in Ireland

1917
U.S. Enters World War I

1918
1918 Spanish Flu Pandemic
18th Amendment: Prohibition

1919
Treaty of Versailles Ends World War I

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