After failing to gain the Republican nomination for president, Theodore Roosevelt forms the breakaway Progressive Party. The Titanic sinks on its maiden voyage to New York. Lawrence, MA Textile Strike, involving 23, workers. A record number of immigrants in a single day arrive at Ellis Island 6, Crossword puzzles debut in the New York World.
Sixteenth Amendment to the Constitution passed, making federal income tax constitutional. Ford opens assembly line.
Seventeenth Amendment to the Constitution passed, allowing direct election of senators. America declares neutrality as World War I begins in Europe. Ford institutes five-dollar, eighthour day.
Federal Trade Commission Act. Lusitania sunk by German U-boat, killing 1, people, including Americans. US Marines invade Haiti. Victrola phonograph goes on sale. German agents cause explosion at Black Tom Island, New York, destroying 2, pounds of munitions — during the Somme offensive.
Skirmish between United States and federal Mexican forces at Carrizal. Louis Brandeis becomes first Jewish member of the Supreme Court. Stuart Paton Last horse-drawn streetcar withdrawn from the streets of Manhattan.
Germany resumes unrestricted submarine warfare. Zimmerman telegraph published, revealing a German offer of alliance to Mexico in forthcoming war with United States.
United States declares war on Germany. Selective service draft begins. Espionage Act becomes law. Eighteenth Amendment to the Constitution proposed by Congress. First Pulitzer Prizes awarded. Wodehouse, and Guy Bolton Joel E.
Woodrow Wilson presents his fourteen points to Congress, outlining his goals for the post-war peace.
Eugene Debs sentenced to ten years in jail for sedition. It goes into effect in January Galleanist radicals explode bombs in eight cities; targets include Attorney General, A.
Palmer creates the antiradical General Intelligence division of the Bureau of Investigation, headed by J. Boston Police strike;steelworkers strike.It's certainly true that each sin could be found in the play, but sin itself is a wider theme in the play: Everyman has to absolve himself of sin to go to heaven.
DeathThat the play is about death is foregrounded when, early in the play, a personified Death appears at God's summons. Trifles by Susan Keating Glaspell Mention the word feminist and most people think of the modern women's movement.
Long before the bra burning of the 60’s, however, writers were writing about the lives and concerns of women living in a male dominated society.
Susan Keating Glaspell was an American Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, novelist, journalist and actress. With her husband George Cram Cook she founded the Provincetown Players, the first modern American theatre company.
Wrote Trifles (frequently anthologized one act play - feminist themes). srmvision.com is a legal online writing service established in the year by a group of Master and Ph.D.
students who were then studying in UK. Glaspell's Trifles is absolutely feminist, and was written and performed () during the time of modern literature and modern drama. But it's form is realistic and naturalistic, rather than modern. His most notable play is the one-act Gone and In the Cage.
and The View from Coyaba (). Ash on a Young Man's Sleeve () and There Was a Young Man from Cardiff () are semi-autobiographical novels about his Jewish upbringing.