Progressive Era

  • Rise of KKK (early 20th century)

    Rise of KKK (early 20th century)
    A white supremacist hate group whose main focus was African Americans
  • W.E.B. Dubois

    W.E.B. Dubois
    Very multi skilled person known as an American Sociologist, socialist, historian, civil rights activist, etc
  • Jim Crow Laws

    Jim Crow Laws
    These were state and local laws that enforced racial segregation in the Southern U.S
  • Tuskegee Institute

    Tuskegee Institute
    A private, independent, and state related institution of higher learning thats located in the State of Alabama
  • Chinese Exclusion Act

    Chinese Exclusion Act
    A United States federal law signed by president Chester Arthur, prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laboratories.
  • Interstate Commerce Act

    Interstate Commerce Act
    A federal law designed to regulate the railroad industry, required that railroad rates be reasonable, but didn't empower government to fix specific rates.
  • Jane Addams-Hull House

    Jane Addams-Hull House
    The Hull House was one of the first social settlements in North America. House soon opened up as a kindergarten, expanded to include a day nursery and infant care center
  • Muckrackers

    They were journalist in the progressive era who exposed established institutions and leaders as corrupt
  • Sherman Antitrust Act

    Sherman Antitrust Act
    U.S anti trust law that prescribes the rule of free competition
  • Plessy V. Ferguson

    Plessy V. Ferguson
    Landmark decision of U.S supreme court that upheld the constitutionally of racial segregation for public. Soon became a doctrine known as "separate but equal"
  • Teddy Roosevelt’s- Square Deal

    Teddy Roosevelt’s- Square Deal
    President Roosevelt domestic program which reflected conservation of natural resources, control of corporations, and consumer protection
  • McKinley Assassinated

    McKinley Assassinated
    Third president assassinated. He was shot and killed at the Pan-American Exposition at the temple of music in Buffalo, New York
  • Coal Miner Strike-1902

    Coal Miner Strike-1902
    Miners were on strike and wanted higher wages, shorter workdays, and lastly the recognition of their union.
  • Ida Tarbell-“The History of Standard Oil”

    Ida Tarbell-“The History of Standard Oil”
    Supreme court decision in 1911 that founded standard oil in violation of Sherman Antitrust act. The court found that standard was an illegal monopoly, had it broke up into 34 separate companies
  • Niagara Movement

    Niagara Movement
    A black civil rights organization founded by group of civil rights activist led by W.E.B Du Bois and William Trotter
  • The Jungle Published

    The Jungle Published
    Was a book that told the truth about what was going on and living conditions of immigrants in United States, Chicago, and other sililar industrialized cities
  • Roosevelt-Antiquities Act

    Roosevelt-Antiquities Act
    Act that could create national monuments from federal lands to protect significant natural, cultural, or scientific features
  • Federal Meat Inspection Act

    Federal Meat Inspection Act
    Is an american law which makes it illegal to adulterate meat and meat products being sold as food, and that they are slaughtered and processed under strick regulated sanitary conditions
  • Food and Drug Act

    Food and Drug Act
    Tightened control over drugs and food. New consumer protection against unlawful cosmetics and medical devices
  • Muller v. Oregon

    Muller v. Oregon
    A law Oregon enacted limiting women to ten hours of work in factories and laundries. Miller was fined $10 when he broke the law
  • NAACP formed

    NAACP formed
    Civil rights organization in United States to advance justice for African Americans
  • Urban League

    Urban League
    To enable and empower African Americans to achieve their highest human potential, power and civil rights
  • Triangle Shirtwaist fire

    Triangle Shirtwaist fire
    One of the most dedliest industrial fires in the Greenwhich Villiage neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City. 146 deaths
  • 17th Amendment

    17th Amendment
    Amendment that established the direct election of U.S Senators in each state by state legislators
  • Taft Wins

    Taft Wins
    After Roosevelt, William Taft won 51.6% of the popular vote and carried most states outside of the South
  • 16th Amendment

    16th Amendment
    This Amendment allows Congress to tax among states on the bias of population
  • Underwood-Simmons Tariff

    Underwood-Simmons Tariff
    A reestablished federal income tax in the U.S that substantially lowered tariff rates from 40 to 26 percent
  • Federal Reserve Act

    Federal Reserve Act
    The Federal Reserve act created the created the Federal Reserve System, the central banking system of the United States
  • Federal Trade Commission Act

    Federal Trade Commission Act
    This act established the Federal Trade Commission, which outlaws unfair methods of competition and unfair acts and or practices that affect commerce
  • Trench Warfare

    Trench Warfare
    A type of land warfare in which troops fight from facing other enemy troops
  • Federal trade Commission

    Federal trade Commission
    An independent agency of the United States government whos mission is to enforce civil U.S antitrust law and promotion of consumer protection
  • Clayton Antitrust Act

    Clayton Antitrust Act
    Act of legislation passed by U.S congress which defines unethical business practices, such as price fixing and monopolies and upholds various rights of labor
  • The Birth of a Nation (1915)

    The Birth of a Nation (1915)
    Tells a story of the Civil War through experiences of families from the north and south good and bad
  • Booker T. Washington

    Booker T. Washington
    African American educator, author, and adviser to multiple presidents of the United States. Became dominate leader in the African American community
  • Lusitania sunk

    Lusitania sunk
    Important event in World War I many innocent people killed, the Lusitania was sunk by a German torpedo
  • Wilson Elected

    Wilson Elected
    Woodrow Wilson was an american politican who served as the 28th president of the United States from 1913 to 1921, member of democratic party that also led the U.S into World War 1
  • Zimmerman Telegram

    Zimmerman Telegram
    Secret foreign communication issued from German Foreign Office that purposed a military alliance between Germany and Mexico
  • Wilson Asks for War

    Wilson Asks for War
    President Woodrow Wilson asked Congress to declare war on Germany saying "The world must be made safe for democracy"
  • Espionage Act

    Espionage Act
    Act prohibited obtaining information, recording pictures, or copying descriptions of any national defense with intent to injury the United States or advantage of any foreign nation
  • Wilson-Fourteen Points

    Wilson-Fourteen Points
    A statement of principles for peace that were used for peace negotiations in order to end World War 1
  • Sedition Act

    Sedition Act
    Act made it a crime to "willfully utter", print, write, or publish any disloyal or about the form of government of the U.S
  • Hammer v. Dagenhart

    Hammer v. Dagenhart
    U.S Supreme court decision in striking down a federal law regulating child labor which was overruled by the United States
  • 19th amendment

    19th amendment
    Amendment prohibits the states and federal government from denying the right to vote to citizens of U.S on basis of sex
  • Treaty of Versailles to Senate

    Treaty of Versailles to Senate
    The Treaty of Versailles was a formal peace treaty between World War 1 allies and Germany
  • Wilson Stroke

    Wilson Stroke
    1919 Woodrow Wilson suffered a severe stroke that left him incapacitated until the end of his presidency
  • Versailles Peace Conference

    Versailles Peace Conference
    A formal meeting of victorious allies after the end of World War 1 to set peace terms for the defeat of Central Powers
  • League of Nations

    League of Nations
    International diplomatic group devoloped after World War 1 to slove disputes between countries before things escalated to war
  • Armistice Day

    Armistice Day
    Holiday in the U.S on November 11 for honoring military veterans
  • Department of Labor Established

    Department of Labor Established
    Department of U.S federal government responsible for occupational safety, wage and hour standards, unemployment insurance benefits, reemployment services
  • 18th amendment

    18th amendment
    Amendment banned the manufacture, sale, and transportation of alcohol