Progressive Era

By Edith_M
  • Jim Crow Laws

    Jim Crow Laws
    A collection of statues that legalized racial segregation.
  • Tuskegee Institute

    Tuskegee Institute
    It was the first institute that gave African Americans a chance to get an education because they were discriminated and couldn't get an education in an all white school.
  • Chinese Exclusive Act

    Chinese Exclusive Act
    Restricted Chinese immigrants from coming to the US and it made Chinese ineligible for naturalization.
  • Interstate Commerce Act

    Interstate Commerce Act
    Eliminated unfair business practices and established the right of the federal government to supervise railroads.
  • Sherman Antitrust Act

    Sherman Antitrust Act
    Outlawed and prohibited monopolies, contracts, and conspiracies that restrained trade.
  • Muckrakers

    They are journalists that wrote and exposed institutions and leaders as corrupt.
  • Plessy V. Ferguson

    Plessy V. Ferguson
    A racial segregation case from a incident of Homer Plessy when he refused to sit in a car for blacks ("separate but equal" doctrine).
  • Jane Addams-Hull House

    Jane Addams-Hull House
    It was place for poor and needy people to live in, it provided education, a gym, and a gym. It was also open to immigrants.
  • McKinley Assassinated

    McKinley Assassinated
    President William McKinley was shot twice to his chest by Leon Czolgosz an anarchist because he thought he was the cause of a corrupt government.
  • Coal Miner Strike

    Coal Miner Strike
    Coal miners from Pennsylvania went on a strike to have their wages increased, 9 hour work day, and have the right to unionize.
  • Ida Tarbell-"History of Standard Oil"

    Ida Tarbell-"History of Standard Oil"
    Ida Tarbell was a journalist that exposed the Standard Oil Company's and caused the Supreme Court to break its monopoly.
  • Niagara Movement

    Niagara Movement
    A movement that was asking for a change for African Americans socially and politically.
  • The Jungle Published

    The Jungle Published
    Is a novel written by Upton Sinclair, that described the harsh conditions and lives of immigrants that lived in Chicago and other industrialized cities.
  • Food and Drug Act

    Food and Drug Act
    This act provided the federal inspection of food products and medicine and called for true labeling.
  • Federal Meat Inspection Act

    Federal Meat Inspection Act
    This act set cleanliness requirements for meat packers and made it illegal to misbrand meat.
  • Roosevelt-Antiquities Act

    Roosevelt-Antiquities Act
    This act allows the president to proclaim national monuments to preserve prehistoric, historic,and other properties without getting the approval of Congress.
  • Taft Wins

    Taft Wins
    William Howard Taft won the presidential election and defeated William Jennings Bryan.
  • Muller v. Oregon

    Muller v. Oregon
    Court case that made a law limiting the women to work no more than 10 hours a day
  • NAACP formed

    NAACP formed
    Organization that was for African Americans to get justice
  • Urban League

    Urban League
    Civil rights organization based against racial discrimination, economic, and social justice for African Americans.
  • Triangle Shirtwaist fire

    Triangle Shirtwaist fire
    A fire broke out in the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory and quickly spread to the other two floors above it. The factory failed to meet safe workplace requirements and workers were in a helpless situation.
  • Wilson Elected

    Wilson Elected
    Democrats nominated him and was supported by William Jennings Bryan.
  • Teddy Roosevelt's- Square Deal

    Teddy Roosevelt's- Square Deal
    Part of Roosevelt's campaign speech that limited the power of trust, promoted public health and safety, and it improved working conditions.
  • Federal Reserve Act

    Federal Reserve Act
    It created economic stability in the US by having a central bank to oversee monetary policy.
  • Underwood-Simmons Tariff

    Underwood-Simmons Tariff
    It lowered tariff rates.
  • 16th Amendment

    16th Amendment
    Congress can collect taxes from your income
  • 17th Amendment

    17th Amendment
    allows direct election of US Senators
  • Department of Labor Established

    Department of Labor Established
    It protects the rights of workers, improve working conditions, and promotes good relations between labor and management.
  • Federal Trade Commission

    Federal Trade Commission
    It keeps the US economy both fair and free and prevents deceptive and unfair business practices.
  • Federal Trade Commission Act

    Federal Trade Commission Act
    It helped form the FTC
  • Clayton Antitrust Act

    Clayton Antitrust Act
    This act prevented companies from buying stocks from competing companies (anti-monopoly) and supported/strengthened the Sherman Act.
  • The Birth of a Nation

    The Birth of a Nation
    A film that was by D.W. Griffith that mainly showed racial propaganda.
  • Lusitania sunk

    Lusitania sunk
    It was a British owned steamship that got hit a German U-boat without getting a warning.
  • Booker T. Washington

    Booker T. Washington
    Born in VA, freed from slavery, Civil Rights leader, and believed in equality for blacks. Founder of Tuskegee University.
  • Zimmerman Telegram

    Zimmerman Telegram
    A tool that helped communicate secretly and offered financial aid to Mexico if they agreed to enter conflicts that German could have with the US in the future.
  • Wilson Asks for War

    Wilson Asks for War
    Wilson declared war on Germany because people buoyed against him and having neutrality in order to make the world safe.
  • Espionage Act

    Espionage Act
    This act made it a crime for any person to go against the U.S. armed forces and to stop the U.S. from winning against the country's enemy.
  • Trench Warfare

    Trench Warfare
    Warfare that happens between trenches that are dug up in the ground, they attack each other.
  • Wilson-Fourteen Points

    Wilson-Fourteen Points
    A speech give by Wilson to show his view on how to end WW1.
  • Hammer v. Dagenhart

    Hammer v. Dagenhart
    A court case that was mainly about child labor laws and the decision was that it was unconstitutional.
  • Sedition Act

    Sedition Act
    An act that didn't allow people to talk, print, write, or publish bad about the form of government.
  • Versailles Peace Conference

    Versailles Peace Conference
    At the end of WW2 they produced the Treaty of Versailles.
  • Treaty of Versailles to Senate

    Treaty of Versailles to Senate
    The Senate rejected the Treaty of Versailles
  • 18th Amendment

    18th Amendment
    Prohibition of alcohol.
  • Wilson Stroke

    Wilson Stroke
    Wilson suffered from exhaustion and a stroke almost costing his life, but he slowly regained health and was partially paralyzed and didn't die until 1924
  • Armistice Day

    Armistice Day
    A holiday celebrated in the U.S. to honor military veterans and people who served in the armed forces.
  • Rise of KKK

    Rise of KKK
    The KKK rose from promotions of The Birth of a Nation and was an organization in southern states that men hid their identities and would torture or kill at night to stop African Americans from getting their freedom.
  • League of Nations

    League of Nations
    international diplomatic group that would solve problems between countries before they got to a warfare.
  • 19th Amendment

    19th Amendment
    Women have the right to vote.
  • W.E.B. Dubois

    W.E.B. Dubois
    African American who made work that changed how black citizens were seen in America and is a civil rights activist.