progressive era

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In History
  • Tuskegee Institute

    Tuskegee Institute
    this university was founded by Booker t Washington
  • Booker T. Washington

    Booker T. Washington
    he founded what is now known as Tuskegee university
  • Chinese exclusion act

    Chinese exclusion act
    president Chester A. Arther signed a federal law prohibiting the immigration of Chinese laborers
  • Interstate Commerce Act

    Interstate Commerce Act
    it was a federal law to help stop the railroad from being monopolistic
  • Jane Addams-Hull House

    Jane Addams-Hull House
    it was created to provide community services
  • Sherman Antitrust Act

    Sherman Antitrust Act
    it was the first federal law that outlawed monopolistic acts
  • Muckrackers

    Muckrackers
    they were responsible for exposing the corruption of the monopolies
  • Plessy V. Ferguson

    Plessy V. Ferguson
    it was when they got rid of the laws concerning separate bathrooms for African Americans and white people
  • Jim Crow Laws

    this was where states and local law enforcement enforced the segregation of the southern states
  • McKinley Assassinated

    McKinley Assassinated
    president McKinley was the was the 25th president until his assassination
  • Coal Miner Strike-1902

    Coal Miner Strike-1902
    the coal workers of Pennsylvania went on strike for higher wadges less work hours and the recognition of there union
  • W.E.B. Dubois

    W.E.B. Dubois
    he wrote books about African Americans
  • Ida Tarbell-“The History of Standard Oil”

    Ida Tarbell-“The History of Standard Oil”
    this was a book that exposed john d Rockefeller for his corrupt business practices
  • The Jungle Published

    The Jungle Published
    this book showed people what it was like to be an immigrant in the city of Chicago
  • Niagara Movement

    Niagara Movement
    this was a civil rights movement
  • Federal Meat Inspection Act

    Federal Meat Inspection Act
    this law made the meat manufacturers make sure that the meat is properly handled and is actually safe to sell to the public
  • Roosevelt-Antiquities Act

    Roosevelt-Antiquities Act
    it was the first general law that protected cultural and natural resources
  • Food and Drug Act

    Food and Drug Act
    this was one of the first laws to help the creation of the food and drug administration
  • Muller v. Oregon

    Muller v. Oregon
    by supreme court women were allowed the same work hours as men
  • Taft Wins

    Taft Wins
    this is the year that William Howard Taft won the election
  • NAACP formed

    NAACP formed
    the national association for the advanced colored people a civil rights organization
  • 16th Amendment

    16th Amendment
    congress has the power to collect income tax
  • Urban League

    Urban League
    it is a historic civil rights organization based in new York
  • Triangle Shirtwaist fire

    Triangle Shirtwaist fire
    this was one of the deadliest industrial accidents in the city of new york ever
  • Teddy Roosevelt’s- Square Deal

    Teddy Roosevelt’s- Square Deal
    this was his 3 goals, conservation of natural resources, control of cooperation, and consumer protection
  • Department of Labor Established

    Department of Labor Established
    this was established to help protect the rights of the workers of america
  • Underwood-Simmons Tariff

    Underwood-Simmons Tariff
    this reestablished federal income tax
  • Federal Reserve Act

    Federal Reserve Act
    this created the national banking system of america
  • Trench Warfare

    Trench Warfare
    it is a warfare that is fought where the is a trench on either side and a no mans land in the middle
  • Federal Trade Commission Act

    Federal Trade Commission Act
    this act outlawed unfair methods of competition between businesses
  • Clayton Antitrust Act

    Clayton Antitrust Act
    this at was t help prevent the competitiveness of businesses
  • Federal trade Commission

    Federal trade Commission
    the main goal of this commission is to enforce the civil u.s. anti trust law
  • Lusitania sunk

    Lusitania sunk
    the ship was sunk by a German submarine during the first world war
  • The Birth of a Nation (1915)

    it is a film originally known at the clansman
  • Wilson Asks for War

    Wilson Asks for War
    Wilson got Germany to stop sinking our ships and in return got the British to stop there navel blockade
  • Wilson Elected

    Wilson Elected
    this is the year the Woodrow Wilson won the presidential election
  • Zimmerman Telegram

    Zimmerman Telegram
    the British were able to decipher a German telegram
  • Espionage Act

    Espionage Act
    it was passed to make sure that no one in the us was selling information to the Germans during the first world war
  • Wilson-Fourteen Points

    Wilson-Fourteen Points
    this was a speech to try to end the war
  • Hammer v. Dagenhart

    Hammer v. Dagenhart
    this was a supreme court decision that struck down a child labor law
  • Sedition Act

    Sedition Act
    this act expanded the espionage act of 1917
  • Armistice Day

    Armistice Day
    this was the day that the war officially ended
  • 18th amendment

    18th amendment
    this was the prohibition of alcohol
  • Versailles Peace Conference

    Versailles Peace Conference
    a meeting of all the the ww1 allies to make rules for Germany
  • Treaty of Versailles to Senate

    Treaty of Versailles to Senate
    the senate rejected the treaty after a 55 day debate
  • Wilson Stroke

    the president suffered a stroke
  • League of Nations

    League of Nations
    it was the first worldwide intro governmental organization created after the first world war
  • 19th amendment

    19th amendment
    this amendment prohibited states from preventing any one gender from voting
  • Rise of KKK (early 20th century)

    the kkk started to become more popular in the 20s
  • 17th Amendment

    17th Amendment
    the senate must be composed of 2 senators per state