Progressive ERA

  • Chinese Exclusion Act

    Chinese Exclusion Act
    It was an Act signed by President Chester Arthur that prevented immigrants from China to the USA.
  • Interstate Commerce Act

    Interstate Commerce Act
    It was a federal law that regulated the railroad industries monopolistic practices.
  • Muckrakers

    People or reporters who go undercover to find scandals in businesses, corporations, or the government.
  • Sherman Anti-trust Act

    Sherman Anti-trust Act
    It was the first federal act that outlawed monopolistic practices.
  • Plessy v Furguson

    Plessy v Furguson
    The Plessy v Furguson was a case that the supreme court had. They decided that they had to uphold the constitutionality of racial segregation for public facilities. Came to be known as the Separate but Equal doctrine.
  • McKinely Assassinated

    McKinely Assassinated
    President William Mckinley was assassinated.
  • Coal Miner Strike

    Coal Miner Strike
    Was a strike by the United Mineworkers of America. They wanted higher wages, shorter workdays, and recognition.
  • Ida Tarbell

    Ida Tarbell
    It is an exposé about the Standard Oil Company
  • The Jungle Published

    The Jungle Published
    A novel portrays the harsh conditions and exploited lives of immigrants in the United States
  • Niagara Movement

    Niagara Movement
    The Niagara Movement was a black civil rights organization founded in 1905 by a group of civil rights activists
  • Food and Drug Act

    Food and Drug Act
    The first of a series of significant consumer protection laws which was enacted by Congress which led to the creation of the Food and Drug Administration.
  • Federal Meat Inspection Act

    Federal Meat Inspection Act
    is an American law that makes it illegal to adulterate or misbrand meat and meat products being sold as food
  • Roosevelt-Antiquities Act

    Roosevelt-Antiquities Act
    the first general legal protection of cultural and natural resources in the United States.
  • Teddy Roosevelt’s- Square Deal

    Teddy Roosevelt’s- Square Deal
    Theodore Roosevelt's domestic program, which reflected his three major goals: conservation of natural resources, control of corporations, and consumer protection.
  • Taft Wins

    Taft Wins
    Taft wins the presidential election
  • Muller v. Oregon

    Muller v. Oregon
    Women were provided by state mandate lesser work-hours than allotted to men.
  • W.E.B. Dubois

    W.E.B. Dubois
    William Edward Burghardt Du Bois was an American sociologist, socialist, historian, civil rights activist, Pan-Africanist, author, writer and editor.
  • NAACP formed

    NAACP formed
    The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a civil rights organization in the United States,
  • Urban League

    Urban League
    The Urban League of Lexington supports first generation college students through LIFT, a college and career readiness conference for students and parents.
  • Triangle Shirtwaist fire

    Triangle Shirtwaist fire
    was the deadliest industrial disaster in the history of the city, and one of the deadliest in U.S. history.
  • Jane Addams-Hull House

    Jane Addams-Hull House
    Hull House was a settlement house in Chicago, Illinois, United States that was co-founded in 1889 by Jane Addams and Ellen Gates Starr
  • Department of Labor Established

    Department of Labor Established
    The organic act establishing the Department of Labor
  • Federal Reserve Act

    Federal Reserve Act
    is U.S. legislation that created the current Federal Reserve System
  • Underwood-Simmons Tariff

    Underwood-Simmons Tariff
    re-established a federal income tax in the United States and substantially lowered tariff rates.
  • 16th Amendment

    16th Amendment
    allows Congress to levy a tax on income from any source without apportioning it among the states and without regard to the census.
  • 17th Amendment

    17th Amendment
    The Senate of the United States shall be composed of two Senators from each State, elected by the people thereof, for six years
  • Jim Crow Laws

    Jim Crow Laws
    Jim Crow laws were state and local laws that enforced racial segregation in the Southern United States.
  • Sedition Act

    Sedition Act
    permitting the deportation, fine, or imprisonment of anyone deemed a threat or publishing “false, scandalous, or malicious writing” against the government of the United States.
  • Federal trade Commission

    Federal trade Commission
    is an independent agency of the United States government whose principal mission is the enforcement of civil U.S. antitrust law and the promotion of consumer protection
  • Federal Trade Commission Act

    Federal Trade Commission Act
    The Federal Trade Commission Act of 1914 established the Federal Trade Commission.
  • Clayton Antitrust Act

    Clayton Antitrust Act
    The act defines unethical business practices, such as price-fixing and monopolies, and upholds various rights of labor.
  • Booker T. Washington

    Booker T. Washington
    Booker Taliaferro Washington was an American educator, author, orator, and adviser to multiple presidents of the United States.
  • The Birth of a Nation (1915)

    The Birth of a Nation (1915)
    The Birth of a Nation, originally called The Clansman, is a 1915 American silent epic drama film directed by D. W. Griffith and starring Lillian Gish
  • Rise of KKK (early 20th century)

    Rise of KKK (early 20th century)
    is an American white supremacist hate group whose primary targets are African Americans,
  • Lusitania sunk

    Lusitania sunk
    A German U-boat torpedoed the British-owned steamship Lusitania, killing 1,195 people including 128 Americans, on May 7, 1915.
  • Wilson Elected

    Wilson Elected
    Woodrow Wilson wins the presidential election
  • 18th amendment

    18th amendment
    banned the manufacture, transportation and sale of intoxicating liquors
  • Zimmerman Telegram

    Zimmerman Telegram
    British cryptographers deciphered a telegram from German Foreign Minister Arthur Zimmermann to the German Minister to Mexico, Heinrich von Eckhardt, offering United States territory to Mexico in return for joining the German cause.
  • Wilson Asks for War

    Wilson Asks for War
    President Woodrow Wilson delivered this address to a joint session of Congress and called for a declaration of war against Germany.
  • Espionage Act

    Espionage Act
    made it a crime for any person to convey information intended to interfere with the U.S. armed forces prosecution of the war effort or to promote the success of the country's enemies.
  • Hammer v. Dagenhart

    Hammer v. Dagenhart
    A case in which the Court deemed the Keating-Owen Child Labor Act unconstitutional because Congress does not have control over the commerce of goods
  • Trench Warfare

    Trench Warfare
    Trench warfare is a type of land warfare using occupied fighting lines largely comprising military trenches
  • Armistice Day

    Armistice Day
    The Allied powers signed a ceasefire agreement with Germany at Rethondes, France,
  • Wilson-Fourteen Points

    Wilson-Fourteen Points
    The Fourteen Points was a statement of principles for peace that was to be used for peace negotiations in order to end World War I.
  • Versailles Peace Conference

    Versailles Peace Conference
    The conference was called to establish the terms of the peace after World War I.
  • Treaty of Versailles to Senate

    Treaty of Versailles to Senate
    Senate rejected the Treaty of Versailles, which formally ended World War I, in part because President Woodrow Wilson had failed to take senators' objections to the agreement into consideration.
  • Wilson Stroke

    Wilson Stroke
    President Woodrow Wilson, who had just cut short a tour of the country to promote the formation of the League of Nations, suffers a stroke
  • 19th amendment

    19th amendment
    he right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex.
  • League of Nations

    League of Nations
    The League of Nations, abbreviated as LON, was the first worldwide intergovernmental organisation whose principal mission was to maintain world peace.
  • Tuskegee Institute

    Tuskegee Institute
    Tuskegee University is a private, historically black university in Tuskegee, Alabama.