Progressive Era

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In History
  • McKinley Assassinated

    McKinley Assassinated
    William McKinley was the 25th president of the United States, serving from 1897 until his assassination in 1901.
  • Chinese Exclusion Act

    Chinese Exclusion Act
    a law that was passed that did not allow Chinese to come to the U.S
  • Interstate Commerce Act

    Interstate Commerce Act
    The Interstate Commerce Act of 1887 is a United States federal law that was designed to regulate the railroad industry, particularly its monopolistic practices. The Act required that railroad rates be "reasonable and just," but did not empower the government to fix specific rates.
  • Sherman Antitrust Act

    Sherman Antitrust Act
    The Sherman Antitrust Act was enacted in 1890 to curtail combinations of power that interfere with trade and reduce economic competition. It outlaws both formal cartels and attempts to monopolize any part of commerce in the United States.
  • Plessy V. Ferguson

    Plessy V. Ferguson
    Plessy v. Ferguson, 163 U.S. 537, was a landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court that upheld the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities as long as the segregated facilities were equal in quality, a doctrine that came to be known as "separate but equal".
  • Coal Miner Strike-1902

    Coal Miner Strike-1902
    May 12, 1902 – Oct 23, 1902
    The Coal strike of 1902 was a strike by the United Mine Workers of America in the anthracite coalfields of eastern Pennsylvania. Miners striked for higher wages, shorter workdays, and the recognition of their union. The strike threatened to shut down the winter fuel supply to major American cities.
  • Period: to AD 1

    the jungle

    The Jungle is a 1906 novel by the American journalist and novelist Upton Sinclair. The novel portrays the harsh conditions and exploited lives of immigrants in the United States in Chicago and similar industrialized cities
  • The Federal Meat Inspection Act of 1906

    The Federal Meat Inspection Act of 1906
    The Federal Meat Inspection Act of 1906 is an American law that makes it illegal to adulterate or misbrand meat and meat products being sold as food, and ensures that meat and meat products are slaughtered and processed under strictly regulated sanitary conditions.
  • Period: to Jan 1, 1111

    Pure Food and Drug Act

    The Pure Food and Drug Act of 1906 was the first of a series of significant consumer protection laws which was enacted by Congress in the 20th century and led to the creation of the Food and Drug Administration.
  • Teddy Roosevelt’s- Square Deal

    Teddy Roosevelt’s- Square Deal
    The Square Deal was based on three basic ideas: conservation of natural resources, control of corporations, and consumer protection. The Square Deal sought to protect both business and labor, and to ease the radical voice in both and reach a compromise.
  • muckrakers

    muckrakers
    The muckrakers were reform-minded journalists in the Progressive Era in the United States who exposed established institutions and leaders as corrupt. They typically had large audiences in popular magazines.
  • Ida Tarbell-“The History of Standard Oil”

    he History of the Standard Oil Company is a 1904 book by journalist Ida Tarbell. It is an exposé about the Standard Oil Company, run at the time by oil tycoon John D. Rockefeller, the richest figure in American history.