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In History
  • Jim Crow Laws

    Jim Crow Laws
    Laws that seperated blacks from whites in public towns.
  • Chinese Exclusion Act

    Chinese Exclusion Act
    Purpose of the act was to restrict the immigrants that were coming into America because americans were not making enough money due to immigrants working for low amounts.
  • Interstate Commerce Act

    Interstate Commerce Act
    It was created to restrict the abuse of railroads from the Big Giant companies so that the farmers wouldn't have to lose so much money to them.
  • Jane Addams-Hull House

    Jane Addams-Hull House
    Houses that were open to help less fortunate people in Chicago
  • Sherman Antitrust Act

    Sherman Antitrust Act
    An act passed the prohibited the monopoly's in american and let more smaller business rise in america.
  • Plessy v. Ferguson

    Plessy v. Ferguson
    When a black man refused to sit in the "Black Only" car. He said it violated his rights as a person and then they went to the supreme court and as a result the restricted Jim Crow laws.
  • McKinley Assassinated

    McKinley Assassinated
    The killer said it was his duty to kill the president. He didn't die at first he had survived the shot but later in the days to come he would die from poisoning.
  • Coal Miner Strike

    Coal Miner Strike
    This strike happened because the workers wanted more money, shorter days, and they also wanted to group to represent their needs as workers.
  • W.E.B. Dubois

    W.E.B. Dubois
    African american writer who wrote about activism and was in the civil rights movement.
  • Teddy Roosevelt's Square Deal

    Teddy Roosevelt's Square Deal
    Was Teddy's campaign slogan and held his 3 C's in it.
  • Ida Tarbell - Standard Oil Company

    Ida Tarbell - Standard Oil Company
    Exposed the Oil company on how they would do competition and run them out of business.
  • The Jungle Published

    The Jungle Published
    Exposed the working conditions of the meat-packing industries and what happened in those conditions.
  • Niagara Movement

    Niagara Movement
    Wanted to create social and political change for African Americans
  • Federal Meat and Inspection Act

    Federal Meat and Inspection Act
    The meat are to be processed under strict laws and that you can't misbrand the meat you are selling.
  • Muckraker

    Muckraker
    Journalist who exposed corruption in institutions and leaders.
  • Roosevelt-Antiquities Act

    Roosevelt-Antiquities Act
    Was the first legal protection of Natural and Cultural resources in the U.S.
  • Food and Drug Act

    Food and Drug Act
    It made the companies put labeling on the packages and opened the public more into what happens in the food world.
  • Muller v. Oregon

    Muller v. Oregon
    Muller worked women too long and was fined $10. He the appealed the conviction and eventually won.
  • Taft Wins

    Taft Wins
    Taft would defeat president Roosevelt in the 1908 election.
  • NAACP formed

    NAACP formed
    Formed to help blacks in society with the ongoing violence in the world.
  • Triangle Shirtwaist fire

    Triangle Shirtwaist fire
    Fire that killed 145 people and showed why workplace safety was important.
  • Wilson Elected

    Wilson Elected
    Wilson won the presidential election
  • Department of Labor Established

    Department of Labor Established
    Was established to keep an eye on pay, hours, unemployment, and etc. Was est to help the people get the most money they can.
  • 17th Amendment

    17th Amendment
    Each state gets 2 senators and they serve 6 yrs and get one vote
  • 16th Amendment

    16th Amendment
    Allowed congress to tax but not upon any state or census
  • Underwood-Simmons Tariff

    Underwood-Simmons Tariff
    Sought to lower tariffs but still provide revenue for the government.
  • Federal Reserve Act

    Federal Reserve Act
    Created the national federal reserve system we use today
  • Clayton Antitrust Act

    Clayton Antitrust Act
    Act passed that prevents fix business and monopolies and holds various labor rights.
  • Federal Trade Commission Act

    Federal Trade Commission Act
    Outlaws unfair trade acts and commissions.
  • Trench Warfare

    Using ground warfare tactics to keep the army safe and secure
  • Federal trade Commission

    Federal trade Commission
    Principal mission is to enforce the U.S. antitrust law.
  • Booker T. Washington

    Booker T. Washington
    African american man who rose from slavery and then made the Tuskegee College
  • Birth of a Nation

    Birth of a Nation
    How the KKK would come to the rescue of the South and save them from African Americans.
  • Lusitania sunk

    Lusitania sunk
    Brought U.S. into WW1
  • Tuskegee Institute

    Tuskegee Institute
    Institution founded for African Americans that helped in WW2.
  • Zimmerman Telegram

    Zimmerman Telegram
    Telegraph telling Mexico if they joined Germany they would have gave U.S. territory to them
  • Wilson Asks for War

    Wilson Asks for War
    Wilson delivers messages saying that he would join the Allies in WW1
  • Espionage Act

    Espionage Act
    Can't talk about the war and how it can affect the U.S. in war
  • Wilson-Fourteen Points

    Wilson-Fourteen Points
    State Principals to end WW1
  • Hammer v. Dagenhart

    Hammer v. Dagenhart
    Court ruling the struck down the law regarding child labor
  • Sedition Act

    Sedition Act
    Act that can jail or send off anyone who is lying on the U.S. or is going to kill someone in the gov'y
  • Armistice Day

    Armistice Day
    Would bring ww1 to a close
  • Versailles Peace Conference

    Versailles Peace Conference
    Terms to est peace after WW1
  • Treaty of Versailles to Senate

    Treaty of Versailles to Senate
    Rejected the Treaty of Versailles because President Wilson failed to take senators' obligations to agreement
  • 18th amendment

    18th amendment
    Prohibited the sale of Liquor
  • Wilson Stroke

    Wilson Stroke
    Wilson would have a stroke sidelining him most of his second term in office.
  • Rise of KKK (early 20th century)

    Rise of KKK (early 20th century)
    A white supremacist group that wanted to rule the nation and stop African americans and other races besides them to stop growing.
  • League of Nations

    League of Nations
    Created to maintain world peace and re frame from world wars
  • 19th amendment

    19th amendment
    Women got the right to vote