Progressive Era

  • Booker T. Washington

    Booker T. Washington
    Principal developer of Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute
  • Wilson Elected

    Wilson Elected
    Wilson defeated incumbent Republican William Howard Taft
  • Jane Addams-Hull House

    Jane Addams-Hull House
    First woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize in 1931
  • Rise of KKK (early 20th century)

    Rise of KKK (early 20th century)
    White supremacist terrorist hate group
  • W.E.B. Dubois

    W.E.B. Dubois
    American sociologist, important black protest leader
  • Jim Crow Laws

    Jim Crow Laws
    Laws that enforced racial segregation in the U.S
  • Tuskegee Institute

    Tuskegee Institute
    Provided students with both academic and vocational training
  • Chinese Exclusion Act

    Chinese Exclusion Act
    Was a federal law, prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers
  • Interstate commerce act

    Interstate commerce act
    established to regulate the railroads
  • Sherman antitrust act

    Sherman antitrust act
    A federal statute which prohibits activity that restrict commerce and competition in the marketplace
  • Plessy V. Ferguson

    Plessy V. Ferguson
    Constitutionality of racial segregation under the ''separate but equal'' doctrine
  • McKinley Assassinated

    McKinley Assassinated
    Was the 25th president of the United States who was assassinated
  • Ida Tarbell-''The History of Standard Oil''

    Ida Tarbell-''The History of Standard Oil''
    She exposed the monopolys that were running the companies
  • Niagara Movement

    Niagara Movement
    organization of black intellectuals
  • The Jungle Published

    The Jungle Published
    Expose the appalling working conditions in the meat-packing industry
  • Roosevelt-Antiquities Act

    Roosevelt-Antiquities Act
    established the first national historic preservation policy for the United States
  • Food and Drug Act

    Food and Drug Act
    prohibits interstate commerce in misbranded and adulterated foods, drinks and drugs
  • Federal Meat Inspection Act

    derived products as food an ensure sanitary slaughtering processing of livestock
  • Muller v. Oregon

    Muller v. Oregon
    limit the amount of hours a woman could work while not also limiting the hours of men
  • Taft Wins

    Taft Wins
    He was the first Republican to lose the Northern States
  • NAACP formed

    NAACP formed
    Concerned with the challenges facing African Americans
  • Urban League

    Urban League
    Eliminating racial segregation and discrimination and helping African Americans
  • Triangle Shirtwaist fire

    Triangle Shirtwaist fire
    killing 146 workers
  • 16th Amendment

    16th Amendment
    have the power to lay and collect taxes on incomes
  • Teddy Roosevelt’s-Square Deal

    Teddy Roosevelt’s-Square Deal
    Three major deals: Natural resources, control of corporations, and consumer protection
  • Department of Labor Established

    the defeated and departing incumbent, just hours before Woodrow Wilson took office
  • 17th Amendment

    17th Amendment
    Two Senators from each State, elected by the people thereof, of six years
  • Underwood-Simmons Tariff

    Underwood-Simmons Tariff
    to reduce the average tariff on imported goods.
  • Federal Reserve Act

    Federal Reserve Act
    A central bank to oversee monetary policy
  • Trench Warfare

    Trench Warfare
    Defend from relatively permanent systems of trenches dug into the ground
  • Clayton Antitrust Act

    Clayton Antitrust Act
    Prevented unfair methods of competition
  • Federal trade Commission

    Federal trade Commission
    enforces federal consumer protection laws
  • Federal Trade Commission Act

    Federal Trade Commission Act
    Protects consumers by stopping unfair, deceptive or deceptive
  • The Birth of a Nation (1915)

    The Birth of a Nation (1915)
    The first blockbuster Hollywood hit
  • Lusitania sunk

    Lusitania sunk
    The death of so many innocent
  • Zimmerman Telegram

    Zimmerman Telegram
    a secret diplomatic communication issued from the German Foreign Office in January
  • Wilson Asks for War

    Wilson Asks for War
    Sent U.S troops into battle against Germany in World War 1
  • Espionage Act

    Espionage Act
    Prohibited obtaining information, recording pictures, or copying descriptions
  • Wilson-Fourteen Points

    Wilson-Fourteen Points
    Proposal made outlining his vision for ending World War 1
  • Hammer v. Dagenhart

    Hammer v. Dagenhart
    Allowed Congress to enforce child labor laws
  • Sedition Act

    Sedition Act
    Free speech rights of U.S citizens during time of war
  • Armistice Day

    Armistice Day
    Veterans day
  • 18th amendment

    18th amendment
    legalized the manufacture, transportation, and sale of alcohol
  • Versailles Peace Conference

    Versailles Peace Conference
    five peace treaties with the defeated states
  • Coal Miners Strike

    Coal Miners Strike
    For higher wages, shorter workdays
  • Wilson Stroke

    Wilson Stroke
    suffered a severe stroke
  • Treaty of Versailles to Senate

    Treaty of Versailles to Senate
    Ending World War 1 and establishing the League of Nations
  • League of Nations

    An International organization
  • Muckrackers

    Provided detailed, accurate journalistic accounts of the political and economic corruption