Progressive Era

By b.main
  • Reconstruction ended

    Labor organization that worked to get better hours and working conditions for people
  • Knights of Labor started

  • Haymarket Affair

    In a rally for striking workers, an unknown person threw a bomb at crowd, resulted in 8 police officers were killed and an unknown number of civilians.
  • Homestead Strike

    Dispute between Amalgamated Association of Iron and Steel Workers and Carnegie Steel Company
  • Panic of 1893

    Panic was started by the collapse of railroad overbuilding and shaky railroad financing, that lead to bank failures
  • 1902 Coal Strike

    Strike by the United Mine Workers of America in the anthracite coal fields of eastern Pennsylvania. The strike threatened to shut down the winter fuel supply to all cities.
  • Meat Inspection Act

    Requires the United States Department of Agriculture to inspect all cattle, sheep, goats, and horses when slaughtered and processed into products for human consumption. Due in part to "The Jungle"
  • Pure Food and Drug Act

    Federal inspection of meat products and forbade the manufacture, sale, or transportation of adulterated food products and poisonous patent medicines. Due in part to "The Jungle"
  • 17th Amendment

    Popular Election of Senators
  • Clayton Antitrust Act

    Add further substance to the U.S. antitrust law regime by preventing anticompetitive practices in their incipiency.
  • Keating Owen Act

    Enacted by the U.S. Congress which addressed the evils of child labor by prohibiting the sale in interstate commerce of goods manufactured by children.
  • 16th Amendment

    Federal Income tax
  • 18th Amendment

  • 19th Amendment

    Women's right to vote