progressive era

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    food and drug act

    food and drug act
    was a significant piece of legislation passed in the us in 1906 it aimed to protect consumers from harmful and misleading products.
  • jim crow laws

    jim crow laws
    state and local laws introduced in the Southern United States in the late 19th and early 20th centuries that enforced racial segregation
  • interstate commerce act

    interstate commerce act
    was a federal law passed in 1887 that regulated railroad industry.
  • Tuskegee formed

    Tuskegee formed
    Tuskegee, Alabama - Wikipedia
    During World War II, Tuskegee and Tuskegee Institute were also home to the famed Tuskegee Airmen. This was the first squadron of African-American pilots trained in the U.S. Military for service in that war.
  • Chinese exclusion act

    Chinese exclusion act
    the Chinese Exclusion Act was a law passed in 1882 that banned Chinese immigrants from coming to America for 10 years.
  • Jane Adams hull house

    Jane Adams hull house
    was a settlement house that aimed to provide social and educational service immigrants
  • Sherman antitrust act

    Sherman antitrust act
    promote fair competition and prevent monopolies
  • plessy V. ferguson

    plessy V. ferguson
    landmark towards the Supreme Court case in 1896 that upheld racial segregation.
  • McKinley assassinated

    McKinley assassinated
    he was attending the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo New York when he was shot by an anarchist named Leon czolgosz.
  • NAACP formed

    NAACP formed
    The NAACP was created in 1909 by an interracial group consisting of W.E.B. Du Bois, Ida Bell Wells-Barnett, Mary White Ovington, and others concerned with the challenges facing African Americans, especially in the wake of the 1908 Springfield (Illinois) Race Riot.
  • coal miner strike

    coal miner strike
    a labor action undertaken by miners to demand better working conditions,fair wages,and improved rights
  • teddy Roosevelt square deal

    teddy Roosevelt square deal
    promote fairness and equality for all Americans by addressing issues such as labor rights,consumer protection
  • the jungle published

    the jungle published
    a novel written by upton sinclair and was published in 1906 its a powerful book that exposed the working conditions
  • Roosevelt antiquities act

    Roosevelt antiquities act
    the first U.S. law to provide general legal protection of cultural and natural resources of historic or scientific interest on federal lands.
  • federal meat inspection act

    federal meat inspection act
    to prevent adulterated or misbranded meat and meat products from being sold as food and to ensure that meat and meat products are slaughtered and processed under sanitary conditions.
  • taft wins

    taft wins
    Taft won the 1908 presidential election the 27th president of us served from 1909 to 1913
  • muckrakers

    journalists and novelists of the Progressive Era who sought to expose corruption in big business and government
  • triangle shirtwaist fire

    triangle shirtwaist fire
    leading to the transformation of the labor code of New York State and to the adoption of fire safety measures that served as a model for the whole country.
  • Wilson elected

    Wilson elected
    Wilson defeated incumbent Republican William Howard Taft and third-party nominee Theodore Roosevelt to easily win.
  • 17th amendment

    17th amendment
    allowing voters to cast direct votes for U.S. senators.
  • 16th amendment

    16th amendment
    The Congress shall have power to lay and collect taxes on incomes, from whatever source derived, without apportionment among the several States, and without regard to any census or enumeration.
  • 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, such as price fixing and monopolies, and upholds various rights of labor.
  • Booker t Washington

    Booker t Washington
    founding Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute Now Tuskegee University n 1881 and the National Negro Business League two decades later
  • the birth of a nation movie

    the birth of a nation movie
    a landmark of film history, lauded for its technical virtuosity.
  • 18th amendment

    18th amendment
    prohibited the "manufacture, sale, or transportation of intoxicating liquors..."
  • 19th amendment

    19th amendment
    "The 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.
  • rise of KKK early 20th century

    rise of KKK early 20th century
    During the 1920s, cultural conflict and modernization helped resuscitate the Ku Klux Klan (KKK). Whereas the original KKK was a violent, racist organization
  • W.E.B dubois

    W.E.B dubois
    one of the foremost Black intellectuals of his era. Du Bois primarily targeted racism in his polemic, which protested strongly against lynching, Jim Crow laws, and discrimination in education and employment.