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Progressive era

By synyia
  • Booker T. Washington

    Booker T. Washington
    he was an escaped slave, educator and adviser to many presidents
  • W.E.B. Dubois

    W.E.B. Dubois
    he was the first black american to earn a phd from Harvard university, and was the NAACP's director of publicity and research
  • Jim Crow laws

    Jim Crow laws
    state and local laws which started in the south the late 19th and early 20th century that enforced segregation throughout the country
  • Tuskegee Institute

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

    Chinese Exclusion Act
    it was passed by congress and president Arthur, which put a 10 year ban on Chinese immigrating to the U.S after they helped build the railroads
  • Interstate Commerce Act

    Interstate Commerce Act
    addressed the problem of monopolies by setting guidelines for how the business has to go. political groups from all regions supported this
  • Jane Addams - Hull House

    Jane Addams - Hull House
    this was a safe space for educated women to share basic skills and knowledge with poor people around the neighborhood
  • Sherman Antitrust Act

    Sherman Antitrust Act
    law that congress passed to prohibit trusts, monopolies, and cartels
  • Plessy v. Ferguson

    Plessy v. Ferguson
    The U.S Supreme court ruled that separate buildings were constitutional. This held segregation over the next century
  • Teddy Roosevelt's - Square Deal

    Teddy Roosevelt's - Square Deal
    this was Teddy Roosevelt's legislative program which meant that workers and bosses would get treated equally after the coal strike
  • McKinley Assassinated

    McKinley Assassinated
    died from bullet wounds from Leon Czolgosz. he shot him during one of his public appearances in Buffalo, NY
  • The Jungle Published

    The Jungle Published
    the purpose was to expose working conditions in different industries especially the meat packing industry. which led to new food and safety laws
  • Roosevelt- Antiquities Act

    Roosevelt- Antiquities Act
    provided legal protection for cultural and natural resources of historic or interests in federal land
  • Food and Drug Act

    Food and Drug Act
    After "The Jungle" the government passed a law that protected from bad food and drugs.
  • Federal Meat Inspection Act

    Federal Meat Inspection Act
    to prevent bad meat products from being sold as food and proper sanitary precautions are put in place
  • NAACP formed

    NAACP formed
    the nation's largest and recognized civil rights organization born
  • Muckrakers

    journalists of the progressive era who wanted to expose corruption and in big business and government
  • Triangle Shirtwaist Fire

    Triangle Shirtwaist Fire
    this was leading to the transformation of the labor code of New York State and to the adoption of fire safety measures
  • Taft Wins

    Taft Wins
    he won the presidents election of 1920
  • Wilson Elected

    Wilson Elected
    he won the 1912 election against taft and roosevelt, and became the first Southerner to do it since the 1800's
  • 16th Amendment

    16th Amendment
    congress has power to to collect taxes on incomes
  • 17th Amendment

    17th Amendment
    allowed voters to cast direct votes
  • Federal Reserve Act

    Federal Reserve Act
    legislation in the united states that created the federal reserve system
  • Clayton Antitrust Act

    Clayton Antitrust Act
    defines unethical business practices like monopolies
  • The Birth of a Nations movie

    The Birth of a Nations movie
    the screenplay is from Thomas Dixon book in 1905 and the play The Clansman
  • 18th Amendment

    18th Amendment
    stops the transportation of intoxicating liquors
  • Rise of KKK (early 20th century)

    Rise of KKK (early 20th century)
    this is an american white supremacist terrorist hate group towards those of color and first started in the 1900's but began to become more popular as the Presidents changed over the years
  • 19th Amendment

    19th Amendment
    gave women the right to vote
  • Coal Miner Strike

    Coal Miner Strike
    rivalry for control of the industry led to over expansion and strengthened labor leaders and businessmen who wanted peace