The early 1900s in America was a point in time when the Industrial Revolution was changing the way many Americans made a living. The topics in this section cover daily life in this time period and how new inventions changed the working world.
As 2007 comes to a close, it's fascinating to take a look back and see how things have changed. A century ago, most of us could only expect to live until about 50! Check out this list of some of the major events of 1907. See more »
Initiative and Referendum, two methods of direct lawmaking by the people. These two devices of direct legislation are sometimes used where the voters have become too numerous or scattered to assemble in one meeting. See more »