Business and the Economy, 1910-1919

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Editor: Cynthia Rose
Date: 2004
American Decades Primary Sources
From: American Decades Primary Sources(Vol. 2: 1910-1919. )
Publisher: Gale
Document Type: Topic overview
Pages: 1
Content Level: (Level 4)
Lexile Measure: 1190L

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Entries are arranged in chronological order by date of primary source. For entries with one primary source, the entry title is the same as the primary source title. Entries with more than one primary source have an overall entry title, followed by the titles of the primary sources.


Important Events in Business and the Economy, 1910–1919 … 60


Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire … 63

"Eyewitness at the Triangle"
William Gunn Shepherd, March 27, 1911

Preliminary Report of the Factory
Investigating Commission

New York (State) Factory Investigating
Commission, 1912

Scientific Management … 68

The Principles of Scientific Management
Frederick W. Taylor, 1911

Letter to Lindley Garrison
Maurice W. Bowen, June 17, 1913

Dollar Diplomacy and Its Repudiation … 71

Speech Advocating "Dollar Diplomacy"
William Howard Taft, December 3, 1912

Speech Repudiating "Dollar Diplomacy"
Woodrow Wilson, March 19, 1913

Money Trust Investigation

U.S. House of Representatives, December 19, 1912 … 75

New Parties Challenge the Economic System … 83

Progressive Party Platform of 1912

Socialist Party Platform of 1912

Drift and Mastery: An Attempt to Diagnose the Current Unrest

Walter Lippmann, 1914 … 88

National Old Trails Road: Ocean to Ocean Highway

Charles Henry Davis, 1914 … 94

Henry Ford's Business Philosophy … 98

John F. and Horace E. Dodge v. Ford
Motor Co., Henry Ford, et. al.

Henry Ford, 1916
Interview with Henry Ford
Henry Ford, 1916

J. Walter Thompson House Ads … 102

"A New Profession"; "Packages That
Speak Out"; "Women in Advertising" J. Walter Thompson Company, 1917–1919

Women Wanted

Mabel Potter Daggett, 1918 … 106

American Industry in the War

Bernard Baruch, 1921 … 108

All God's Dangers: The Life of Nate Shaw

Nate Shaw, 1974 … 114

"Last of the Vigilantes"

Miriam E. Tefft, February 2, 1982 … 117

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