Progressive Era

  • Eugene Debs

    He was the head of the American Railway Union. He boycotted all Pullman trains.
  • Wiliam Jennings Bryan

    He was a politition. He also ran for president. Also he wanted to introduce silver as a money backer as well as gold.
  • Robert M. La Follette

    In 1900 he was elected governor.
  • Teddy Roosevelt

    President Roosevelt was born in 1858.
  • Upton Sinclair

    Upton Sinclair
    He was a bookwriter and author of "The Jungle". Also a one time cnadidate for governor.
  • The Pure Food And Drug Act

    This forbid the manufacture, sale, or transportation of food or patent medicine containing harmful ingredients.
  • Charles Evans Hughes

    Charles Evans Hughes
    He was an American statesman, lawyer and Republican politician from New York. He served as the 36th Governor of New York.
  • H.G. Wells

    H.G. Wells
    Wells was an outspoken socialist and sympathetic to pacifist views.
  • Hiram Johnson

    Hiram Johnson
    He was a leading American progressive and later isolationist politician from California; he served as the 23rd Governor from 1911 to 1917, and as a United States Senator from 1917 to 1945.
  • Sixteenth Amendment

    The Sixteenth Amendment allows a national tax based on individual income.
  • Woodrow Wilson

    Wilson was president. He also supported reform.
  • Seventeenth Amendment

    The Seventeenth Amendment was passed in 1913. It allowed voters to elect their senators directly.
  • Eighteenth Admendment

    The Eighteenth Admendment barred the manufacture, sale, or importation of alcoholic bevrages
  • Jane Adems

    Worked for womans suffrage. She also fied up an old mantion and offered housing to the poor.
  • Nineteenth Admendment

    The Nineteenth Admendment granted women full voting rights.