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    place at Hull House The immigrant population slowly moved from prosperous Irish and Germans to Russian Jews Italians and Greeks The commerce on Polk Street came to include a shop for already made clothing that Addams deemed a pretentious establishment Also Hull House s location had changed from suburbs to city The buildings and homes situated on Polk and Halstead streets had also changed with their inhabitants The types of houses now occupying the area in 1910 were frame cottages found typically in the poorer suburbs and contained several families rather than one Many of the homes were moved into the neighborhood from nearby land taken over by factories Therefore the cottages looked temporary and were overshadowed by four or five story high tenement buildings The tenements had no water supply no fire escapes and inadequate garbage collection The site Addams described in 1910 was her creation Hull House came to life during the time of Jane Addams Hull House founded in 1889 celebrated twenty years of being a place immigrants came to gain knowledge about settling in America Hull House located in Chicago on the corner of Halstead and Polk in 1889 was home to Russian Sicilian Greek and Italian immigrants making up the majority of Chicago s population Hull House s mission of being a place where immigrants came to learn soon required it to offer classes to meet the immigrant s needs Services came to include classes such as English language cooking and American government A public kitchen nursery and playground were other amenities offered to the residents of Hull House The residents who paid rent and contributed to the services took the lead on many Hull House projects that led to social reforms After twenty years of operation Hull House remained a cooperative environment for the

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    Britain was riding a train towards Chicago Upon arriving at the station he was comparing the American rates with the Russian rates and Great Britain rates The cost of working is more in America than in Russia and the trains are twice as fast but that is not enough to set off against the enormous differences in fares It is absurd to compare the Industrial competition between Chicago and Pittsburg Date s 1915 Location Tag s Pittsburg Chicago Steel and Iron Industry Economy Internal competition in a country can be a strong force for development and improvements in some industries This American versus American phenomenon appeared in many industries in the US In the early twentieth century the United States was still developing At that time many industries were still in their early stage the car industry and aviation industry for example Because these Jane Addams takes a look back at Hull House twenty years later Date s 1910 Location Tag s Immigrants Women Jane Addams Hull House Social Movement Social Settlement In Twenty Years at Hull House Jane Addams reflected that after twenty years Hull House held true to its charter To provide a center for the higher civic and social life to institute and maintain educational and philanthropic enterprises and to investigate and improve the conditions in the industrial districts of Chicago However she realized some changes had taken place at Hull House The Great Migration Date s 1917 to 1922 Location Tag s Great Migration Discrimination Chicago Many changes and shifts occurred during the early twentieth century Big shifts such as mass movements from different regions in the U S notably African American s Great Migration from the South to the North Around 6 million black migrants were redistributed among the Northern and Western cities later to

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    to investigate and improve the conditions in the industrial districts of Chicago However she realized some changes had taken place at Hull House State of Liberty and Immigrants First Days Date s 1886 Location NEW YORK New York Tag s Statue of Liberty Immigrants The Statue of Liberty is an icon of today just as it was for immigrants in the late 19th and early 20th Century The inauguration of the Statue of LIberty took place on Thursday October 23 1886 The day started with a military naval and civil parade in New York City After the parade a signal was given for steamers in the bay to move in a particular and pre calculated order towards the island The Irish Brigade Endures More Hard Fighting at Gettysburg Date s July 2 1863 to July 4 1863 Location ADAMS Pennsylvania Tag s Civil War Gettysburg Immigrants After a long and fatiguing march we arrived on the evening of the 1st instant within about 3 miles of Gettysburg wrote Major Sergeant Clair Mulholland in his 1863 battlefield report There the 116th Pennsylvania Infantry along with others of its Brigade awaited orders to the sound of the surrounding battle In the late afternoon the Brigade finally marched toward the battle eager to succeed An English traveler visits America Date s October 1864 Location COOK Illinois Tag s Chicago Immigrants Industry Chicago during the 1860 s was an up and coming commercial city filled with buzz people industry and trade Steamships and large boats rolled down rivers canals and out into and in from the mighty Lake Michigan Streets were filled with the hustle and bustle of shoppers and market traders John Francis Campbell who visited Chicago from England in 1864 likened the city to a major European city With poor immigrants to

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    in jeopardy the AMA formed a council to overhaul medical education in America This committee adopted two standards to medical education The first being that applicants to medical school have to have at least two years of college with studies mostly devoted to the sciences The second standard stated that medical school will consist of two years of anatomy and physiology and two years of clinical work at a teaching hospital The committee then appointed Abraham Flexner to do a survey of the country s medical schools and to promote their agenda Flexner This reform affected African American medical schools much differently than they did white medical colleges After the Flexner report most of the white medical colleges quickly accepted the plan while none of the African American colleges did The reason for not accepting these standards was because the African American medical schools would not be able to cover the costs of operation while still following the new standards White schools were able to adhere to these standards because they had endowments and large donors Black schools had very little money coming in from donors and small or no endowments Schools like Meharry would not be able to fill all of their classroom seats because they would not be able to find enough African Americans that qualified for admission This lack of qualified students was because most African American colleges don t even offer the upper level science courses that the AMA recommended The AMA s new standards made it nearly impossible for Meharry and schools like it to stay open Savitt The AMA instituted a grading system to report which schools were satisfactory in their eyes and which ones deserve to be shut down Students graduating from schools below a certain grade would find it very difficult to

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    lantern and started the Great Chicago Fire Far fewer are familiar with the story of the Great Baltimore Fire of 1904 A cigarette and not a cow was rumored to have caused the destruction More important than the causes are the outcomes The Baltimore Fire of 1904 led to important change in fire safety equipment Frederick A Blossom resigns post as Director of the National Birth Control League Date s December 8 1916 Location Allegheny Pennsylvania Tag s birth control Frederick A Blossom Birth Control Movement Margaret Sanger Virginia T Heidelberg NBCL Conflict remained high between Frederick A Blossom a socialist party member from Cleveland and the members of the Executive Committee of the National Birth Control League The Executive Committee of this organization advocated the removal of birth control from the category of obscene materials and information The open bill versus the doctors only bill was the contested topic up for debate Pellagra is Caused by Low Wages Date s 1914 to 1915 Location Walker Alabama Tag s Pellagra Medicine Health In 1914 in Walker County Alabama pellagra was prevalent Dr C A Grote the County Helath Officer was desperately trying to understand the cause of and find a treatment for the disease He spent that year observing the disease with the assumption that it was infectious in nature He used preventative measures against pellagra the same as he would against any other infectious disease He Patriotism or Equal Rights The Suffragist s Dichotomy during World War I Date s February 26 1917 Location Dist Columbia District of Columbia Tag s Women women s rights suffrage World War I The Great War in Europe had already lasted much longer than anticipated by the early months of 1917 Despite a long standing precedent of neutrality in the face of foreign

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    The Importance of Meharry Medical School in Nashville Date s January 1 1910 to January 1 1923 Location Tag s Flexner African Americans Hospital Meharry Medical College was founded in Nashville Tennessee in 1876 as a place for African Americans to study medicine Meharry Meharry is particularly important institution because it was the first medical school in the South for African Americans The school is still operating successfully today even

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    Relevance Chronology The Importance of Meharry Medical School in Nashville Date s January 1 1910 to January 1 1923 Location Davidson Tennessee Tag s Flexner African Americans Hospital Meharry Medical College was founded in Nashville Tennessee in 1876 as a place for African Americans to study medicine Meharry Meharry is particularly important institution because it was the first medical school in the South for African Americans The school is still

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    Vietnamese rifle severed his spinal cord Ron Kovic bounced around Vietnam field hospitals and eventually landed in a Veterans Affairs VA hospital in New York Kovic found himself being treated in unbearable conditions by nurses and doctors who were often being overworked and unsupported Kovic laid in his own filth at times while hospital staff could not make it to him to clean up his area Meharry Medical College Vanderbilt University Medical Center Alliance Date s January 1 1999 Location Davidson Tennessee Tag s Medicine Hospital Space Meharry Medical College was founded in 1876 and was the first medical school in the South for African Americans It was one of only two African American medical schools to meet the academic standards of the Flexner Report It offers degrees in dentistry medicine and public health 1 In fall 1997 the president of Meharry went to the vice chancellor for health affairs at Vanderbilt University Autopsy Dictates Asylum Goals New Traditions from Unique Events Date s July 8 1882 Location Washington City District of Columbia Tag s Autopsy mental health Space Hospital Medicine After Dr William W Godding the 2nd superintendent of Saint Elizabeth s Hospital in Washington DC witnessed the autopsy of Charles Guiteau his viewpoint on the pathology of the insane was solidified and therefore resulted in the drastic alteration of the mission practices and clinical direction of Saint Elizabeth s The hospital was established by an act of Congress in 1852 and opened The Community Mental Health Act of 1963 and its Deinstitutionalizing Effect on Saint Elizabeth s Hospital Date s October 31 1963 Location Dist Columbia District of Columbia Tag s Medicine Hospital Space Health Government Law Due to a growing need for mental health services Saint Elizabeth s Hospital was built by the United States Congress as

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