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8 Cards in this Set

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Name 3 of the five major world powers at the beginning of the 1900s
United States, Great Britain, Germany, France, and Russia
life expectancy of men and women in the 1900s was shorter or longer than in the 2000s
famous railroad engineer who died with his train
Casey Jones
standard time was instituted by
man who led the first expedition to reach the North Pole
Robert Peary
first American black woman to head a federal agency
Mary McLeod Bethune
famous mail train that traveled from New York to Chicago
Fast Mail
famous Canal built during President Theodore Roosevelt's tenure
Panama Canal