• America at the Turn of the Century: A Look at the Historical Context --                        The Life of a City: Early Films of New York, 1898-1906

    America at the Turn of the Century: A Look at the Historical ...

    The National Setting By 1900 the American nation had established itself as a world power. The West was won. The frontier -- the great fact of 300 years of American history -- was no more. The continent was settled from coast to coast. Apache war chief Geronimo had surrendered in 1886. Defeat of the Sioux at the battle of Wounded Knee in 1891 had ...

    • Date: 1898