Bonnin (Zitkala-Sa; Sioux)
Old Indian Legends
The Marrow of Tradition
Mr. Dooley's Opinions
The Tory Lover
from Up from Slavery
Chapter I: "A Slave Among Slaves"**
Chapter III: "The Struggle for an Education"**
Chapter VI: "Black Race and Red Race"**
Chapter XIII: "Two Thousand Miles for a Five-Minute
Chapter XIV: "The Atlanta Exposition Address"**
Is Booker T Washington Crazy?
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United Textile Workers of America organized.
Socialist Party organized.
Western Federation of Miners leads a strike in Telluride, Colorado.
African American George H. White, two-term representative from North Carolina, gives emotional farewell speech to his fellow congressmen; no African Americans elected to Congress for another twenty years.
Platt Amendment retains U.S. role in Cuba.
Oil discovered in Texas.
Carry Nation destroys a Kansas saloon with a hatchet in her antiliquor crusade.
President McKinley shot while attending the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, New York, dies shortly afterwards; Theodore Roosevelt becomes president (September 6).
President Roosevelt recommends federal regulation of corporations and trusts.
Roosevelt invites Booker T. Washington to the White House (October).