Progressive Era

  • Jim Crow Laws

    Jim Crow Laws
    Enforced legalized racial segregation from 1877 to 1950.
  • Tuskegee Institute

    Tuskegee Institute
    Tuskegee Institute was founded by Booker T. Washington under a charter from the Alabama legislature for the purpose of training teachers.
  • Chinese Exclusion Act

    Chinese Exclusion Act
    Suspends Chinese immigration for ten years and declared Chinese immigrants ineligible for naturalization.
  • Interstate Commerce Act

    Interstate Commerce Act
    Is a United States federal law that was designed to regulate the railroad industry, particularly its monopolistic practices.
  • Jane Addams-Hull House

    Jane Addams-Hull House
    The goal was to educated women to share all kinds of knowledge.
  • Sherman Antitrust Act

    Sherman Antitrust Act
    Is a federal statute which prohibits activities that restrict interstate commerce and competition in the marketplace.
  • Booker T. Washington

    Booker T. Washington
    Is the founder of the Industrial Institute.
  • Plessy V. Ferguson

    Plessy V. Ferguson
    Was a U.S. Supreme Court decision that upheld the constitutionality of racial segregation under the “separate but equal” doctrine.
  • Muckrackers

    A group of writers, journalists, and critics who exposed corporate malfeasance and political corruption .
  • McKinley Assassinated

    McKinley Assassinated
    President McKinley was shot on the grounds of the Pan-American Exposition at the Temple of Music in Buffalo, New York and died 8 days later.
  • Coal Miner Strike

    Coal Miner Strike
    Miners did a strike for higher wages, shorter workdays, and the recognition of their union.
  • Teddy Roosevelt’s- Square Deal

    Teddy Roosevelt’s- Square Deal
    It's a program made by Teddy Roosevelt for control of corporations, consumer protection, and conservation of natural resources.
  • Ida Tarbell-“The History of Standard Oil”

    Ida Tarbell-“The History of Standard Oil”
    It's a book by Ida Tarbell who exposes the Standard Oil Company, run at the time by John D. Rockefeller.
  • The Jungle Published

    The Jungle Published
    A novel by Upton Sinclair that portrays the harsh conditions and exploited lives of immigrants in the U.S.
  • W.E.B. Dubois

    W.E.B. Dubois
    Founder of the NAACP.
  • Niagara Movement

    Niagara Movement
    The Niagara Movement was led by W.E.B. DuBois and called for full political, civil, and social rights for African Americans
  • Food and Drug Act

    Food and Drug Act
    Prohibits the sale of adulterated food and drugs in interstate commerce.
  • Federal Meat Inspection Act

    Federal Meat Inspection Act
    Prohibits the sale of adulterated or misbranded livestock.
  • Roosevelt-Antiquities Act

    Roosevelt-Antiquities Act
    Is the first law to establish that archeological sites on public lands are important public resources.
  • Taft Wins

    Taft Wins
    When Theodore Roosevelt promise not to run for presidency again, he decided to vigorously promoted William Howard Taft as his successor.
  • Muller v. Oregon

    Muller v. Oregon
    U.S. Supreme Court case decided that additional protective legislation's that will detrimental the equality in a workplace.
  • NAACP formed

    NAACP formed
    The reason the NAACP was formed was because concerned with the challenges facing African Americans
  • Urban League

    Urban League
    To enable people of color in communities to achieve their highest human potential and secure economic self-reliance,civil rights, and etc.
  • Triangle Shirtwaist fire

    Triangle Shirtwaist fire
    It was a critical event in the history of the U.S. labor movement, the New Deal, the development of occupational safety and health standards.
  • Wilson Elected

    Wilson Elected
    Wilson defeated Taft and third-party nominee Theodore Roosevelt in the election of 1912.
  • Department of Labor Established

    Department of Labor Established
    The Department of Labor was signed on March 4, 1913, by President William Taft just hours before Woodrow Wilson took office.
  • Federal Reserve Act

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

    Underwood-Simmons Tariff
    This lowered average tariff rates from 40 percent to 26 percent.
  • 16th Amendment

    16th Amendment
    That Congress shall have power to lay and collect taxes on incomes
  • 17th Amendment

    17th Amendment
    Elected by the people.
  • Federal trade Commission

    Federal trade Commission
    A federal agency that administers antitrust and consumer protection legislation in pursuit of free and fair competition in the marketplace.
  • Clayton Antitrust Act

    Clayton Antitrust Act
    Defines unethical business practices, such as price-fixing and monopolies, and upholds various rights of labor.
  • Trench Warfare

    Trench Warfare
    A type of combat in which counterattacks and defends from relatively permanent that is dug into the ground.
  • The Birth of a Nation

    The Birth of a Nation
    Was the first blockbuster Hollywood hit.
  • Rise of KKK

    Rise of KKK
    To direct its hatred against African Americans, Catholics, Jews, and immigrants.
  • Lusitania sunk

    Lusitania sunk
    A British luxury liner sunk by a German submarine in the North Atlantic
  • 18th amendment

    18th amendment
    The prohibition of alcohol
  • Zimmerman Telegram

    Zimmerman Telegram
    A secret diplomatic communication issued from the German Foreign Office
  • Wilson Asks for War

    Wilson Asks for War
    On April 2, 1917, President Woodrow Wilson asks Congress to send U.S. troops into battle against Germany in World War I.
  • Espionage Act

    Espionage Act
    Prohibited obtaining information, recording pictures, or copying descriptions that may be used for the injury of the U.S.
  • Hammer v. Dagenhart

    Hammer v. Dagenhart
    US Supreme Court decision that allowed Congress to enforce child labor laws.
  • Sedition Act

    Sedition Act
    Curtailed the free speech rights of U.S. citizens during time of war.
  • Armistice Day

    Armistice Day
    WW1 ends
  • Wilson-Fourteen Points

    Wilson-Fourteen Points
    A proposal made by President Woodrow Wilson in a speech on his vision for ending WW1 in a way that would prevent another war.
  • 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
    The president of the United States, for the first time since 1789, personally delivered a treaty to the Senate.
  • Wilson Stroke

    Wilson Stroke
    President Woodrow Wilson suffered a severe stroke that left him incapacitated.
  • 19th amendment

    19th amendment
    Women get the right to vote
  • League of Nations

    League of Nations
    An international organization created after WW1 to provide a forum for resolving international disputes.