Progressive Era

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  • 17th Amendment

    17th Amendment
    The Senate of the United States shall be composed of two Senators from each State, elected by the people thereof, for six years; and each Senator shall have one vote.
  • W.E.B. Dubois

    W.E.B. Dubois
    William Edward Bernhardt Du Boise was an American sociologist, socialist, historian, civil rights activist, Pan-African, author, writer and editor.
  • Jim Crow Laws

    Jim Crow Laws
    Jim Crow laws were state and local laws that enforced racial segregation in the Southern United States.
  • Tuskegee Institute

    Tuskegee Institute
    Tuskegee University is a private, historically black land-grant university in Tuskegee, Alabama.
  • Chinese Exclusion Act

    Chinese Exclusion Act
    The United States passed a federal law signed buy President Chester, which ban immigration of Chinese labor.
  • Interstate Commerce Act

    Interstate Commerce Act
    A States Federal law made to manage the railroads industry.
  • Jane Addams-Hull House

    Jane Addams-Hull House
    Settlement house in Chicago, Illinois, United States that was confounded in 1889 by Jane Addams and Ellen Gates Starr.
  • Sherman Antitrust Act

    Sherman Antitrust Act
    United States antitrust law which prescribes the rule of free competition among those engaged in commerce
  • Booker T. Washington

    Booker T. Washington
    American educator, author
  • Plessy V. Ferguson

    Plessy V. Ferguson
    The Court control the segregation laws to were they were equal
  • McKinley Assassinated

    McKinley Assassinated
    Leon Frank Czolgosz killed President McKinley because he claimed he done his duty, because he thought McKinley was head of corrupt government.
  • Coal Miner Strike-1902

    Coal Miner Strike-1902
    A strike by the United Mine of America in the anthracite coalfields of eastern Pennsylvania.
  • Muckrackers

    A journalist group in the progressive era who uncovered and established institutions and leaders as corrupt
  • Ida Tarbell-“The History of Standard Oil”

    Ida Tarbell-“The History of Standard Oil”
    History of the Standard Oil Company is credited with hastening the breakup of Standard Oil, which came about in 1911
  • The Jungle Published

    The Jungle Published
    The is book describes the cruel state and living situations the immigrants had to go through
  • Niagara Movement

    Niagara Movement
    The Niagara Movement was a black civil rights organization founded in 1905 by a group of activists many of whom were among the vanguard of African-American lawyers in the United States
  • Federal Meat Inspection Act

    Federal Meat Inspection Act
    A law to were you can't misbrand meat and meat products being sold as food and ensures that meat and meat products are slaughtered
  • Roosevelt-Antiquities Act

    Roosevelt-Antiquities Act
    The first law to establish that archaeological sites on public lands are important public resources.
  • Food and Drug Act

    Food and Drug Act
    The first of a series of significant consumer protection laws which was enacted by Congress
  • Taft Wins

    Taft Wins
    Carried 23% of the votes and won two states
  • Muller v. Oregon

    Muller v. Oregon
    Women giving with lesser work hours than men
  • 16th Amendment

    16th Amendment
    The Congress pas a law on income tax
  • NAACP formed

    NAACP formed
    The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a civil rights organization in the United States.
  • Triangle Shirtwaist fire

    Triangle Shirtwaist fire
    The deadliest industrial disaster in the history of the city, and one of the deadliest in U.S. history.
  • Urban League

    Urban League
    The National Urban League is a Progressive Era organization formed in New York City in 1911. ... Colloquially, the Urban League was often called the “State Department” of African-American affairs, while the NAACP was known as the “War Department.”
  • Teddy Roosevelt’s- Square Deal

    Teddy Roosevelt’s- Square Deal
    Theodore Roosevelt's domestic program, which reflected his three major goals: conservation of natural resources, control of corporations, and consumer protection
  • Wilson Elected

    Wilson Elected
    Wilson defeated incumbent Republican William Howard Taft and third-party nominee Theodore Roosevelt to easily win the 1912 United States presidential election
  • Department of Labor Established

    Department of Labor Established
    The United States Department responsible for occupational safety and health, wage and hour standards, unemployment benefits, reemployment services
  • Federal Reserve Act

    Federal Reserve Act
    Federal Reserved System
  • Federal trade Commission

    Federal trade Commission
    The Federal Trade Commission is an independent agency of the United States government whose principal mission is the enforcement of civil U.S. antitrust law and the promotion of consumer protection
  • Federal Trade Commission Act

    Federal Trade Commission Act
    The Act was signed into law by US President Woodrow Wilson in 1914 and outlaws unfair methods of competition and unfair acts or practices that affect commerce
  • Clayton Antitrust Act

    Clayton Antitrust Act
    Federal Trade Commission enforced the Clayton Antitrust Act and prevented unfair methods of competition.
  • Trench Warfare

    Trench Warfare
    Trench warfare is a type of land warfare using occupied fighting lines largely comprising military trenches, in which troops are well-protected from the enemy's small arms fire and are substantially sheltered from artillery. Wikipedia
  • The Birth of a Nation

    The Birth of a Nation
    Two families, abolitionist Northerners the Stone mans and Southern landowners the Cameron, intertwine in director D.W. Griffith's controversial Civil War epic.
  • Lusitania sunk

    Lusitania sunk
    The RMS Lusitania was a UK-registered ocean liner that was torpedoed by an Imperial German Navy U-boat during the First World War on 7 May 1915, about 11 miles off the Old Head of Kinsale, Ireland.
  • Zimmerman Telegram

    Zimmerman Telegram
    he Zimmermann Telegram was a secret diplomatic communication issued from the German Foreign Office in January 1917 that proposed a military alliance between Germany and Mexico if the United
  • Wilson Asks for War

    Wilson Asks for War
    President Woodrow Wilson asks Congress to send U.S. troops into battle against Germany in World War I. In his address to Congress that day, Wilson lamented it is a fearful thing to lead this great peaceful people into war. Four days later, Congress obliged and declared war on Germany
  • Espionage Act

    Espionage Act
    The Espionage Act of 1917 prohibited obtaining information, recording pictures, or copying descriptions of any information relating to the national defense with intent or reason to believe that the information may be used for the injury of the United States or to the advantage of any foreign nation.
  • Hammer v. Dagenhart

    Hammer v. Dagenhart
    Was a United States Supreme Court decision in which the Court struck down a federal law regulating child labor. The decision was overruled by United States v. Darby Lumber Co.
  • Sedition

    Sedition is overt conduct, such as speech and organization, that tends toward rebellion against the established order. Sedition often includes subversion of a constitution and incitement of discontent toward, or insurrection against, established authority.
  • Armistice Day

    Armistice Day
    An armistice was signed and hostilities on the Western Front ceased at 11am. Although the peace treaties that would formally end the First World War would not be signed until 1919, 11 November 1918 was, and continues to be, a significant day.
  • Wilson-Fourteen Points

    Wilson-Fourteen Points
    The Fourteen Points were a proposal made by U.S. President Woodrow Wilson in a speech before Congress on January 8, 1918, outlining his vision for ending World War I in a way that would prevent such a conflagration from occurring again.
  • 18th amendment

    18th amendment
    prohibition of alcohol in the United States.
  • Versailles Peace Conference

    Versailles Peace Conference
    . The conference was called to establish the terms of the peace after World War I. ... The United Kingdom, France, and Italy fought together as the Allied Powers during the First World War.
  • Treaty of Versailles

    Treaty of Versailles
    The president of the United States, for the first time since 1789, personally delivered a treaty to the Senate. This was no ordinary treaty; it was the Treaty of Versailles, ending World War I and establishing the League of Nations.
  • Wilson Stroke

    Wilson Stroke
    Wilson announces he will attend the Paris Peace Conference. President Wilson signs the Wartime Prohibition Act, banning the manufacture of alcohol for domestic sale effective
  • 19th amendment

    19th amendment
    Women get the right to vote
  • 19th amendment

    19th amendment
    all American women the right to vote.
  • League of Nations

    League of Nations
    The League of Nations was an international organization, headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, created after the First World War to provide a forum for resolving international disputes.
  • Rise of KKK (early 20th century)

    Rise of KKK (early 20th century)
    the original Ku Klux Klan disbanded, a former farmer, circuit preacher, and university lecturer named Colonel William Joseph Simmons revived the secret society