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Progressive Era

  • Jim Crow Laws

    Jim Crow Laws
    Laws that enforced segregation
  • Tuskegee Institute

    Tuskegee Institute
    First university for African Americans
  • Booker T. Washington

    Booker T. Washington
    Founded the Tuskegee Institute, believed segregation was okay as long as they as long as whites allowed African Americans to economic progress, education, and justice.
  • Chinese Exclusion Act

    Chinese Exclusion Act
    Banned all Chinese laborers from coming to the US
  • Interstate Commerce Act

    Interstate Commerce Act
    Act that gave congress the right to regulate railroads and commerce
  • Hull House

    Hull House
    A place to house and help recent European immigrants. Co-founded by Jane Addams and Ellen Gates Starr.
  • Muckrakers

    Journalists who were exposing corruption
  • Sherman Antitrust Act

    Sherman Antitrust Act
    First federal law that banned monopolies
  • Plessy vs Ferguson

    Plessy vs Ferguson
    Case that truly established "separate but equal"
  • McKinley Assassinated

    McKinley Assassinated
    President McKinley, who later died, was shot twice in the stomach by Leon Czolgosz.
  • Coal Miner Strike

    Coal Miner Strike
    Strike of miners who wanted higher wages and shorter work days
  • “The History of Standard Oil”

    “The History of Standard Oil”
    A book written by Ida Tarbell about the Standard Oil Company that furthered the closing of the company due to their violation of the Sherman Antitrust Act
  • The Jungle

    The Jungle
    A book written by Upton Sinclair showing the terrible conditions that immigrants live in industrial cities. The government then acts on this.
  • Niagara Movement

    Niagara Movement
    Organization of African American intellectuals, led by W.E.B. Du Bois, that called for full rights for African Americans
  • W. E. B. Du Bois

    W. E. B. Du Bois
    A sociologist, socialist, historian, civil rights activist, Pan-Africanist, author, writer, and editor
  • Antiquities Acts

    Antiquities Acts
    Act that protects natural and cultural resources
  • Federal Meat Inspection Act

    Federal Meat Inspection Act
    Ensures that meat will inspected and made under sanitary conditions. Government has the right to shut you down if you don't meet health requirements.
  • Food and Drug Act

    Food and Drug Act
    Banned all mislabeled food and drug commerce
  • Muller vs Oregon

    Muller vs Oregon
    Case that decided if women should be able to negotiate work hours with her employer. The decision was to limit a woman's work-hours to 10 a day.
  • Taft Wins

    Taft Wins
    Republicans won their 4th straight presidential victory

    Civil rights group whose mission is to advance justice for African-Americans
  • Urban League

    Urban League
    Civil rights organization that advocates for social and economic justice for African-Americans
  • Triangle Shirtwaist fire

    Triangle Shirtwaist fire
    In Manhattan, New York City there was a very deadly industrial fire because there was no regulations. Led to safer working conditions.
  • Square Deal

    Square Deal
    President Theodore Roosevelt's act that had 3 goals: conserve natural resources, regulate corporations, and protect consumers
  • 16th Amendment

    16th Amendment
    Congress creates income tax
  • Department of Labor Established

    Department of Labor Established
    Department responsible for work regulations and the betterment of the employees
  • 17th Amendment

    17th Amendment
    Gave the people the right to vote for their senators. If a senate seat isn't filled, the governor picks a new senator.
  • Underwood-Simmons Tariff

    Underwood-Simmons Tariff
    Promoted higher tariff rates, encouraged American-made products
  • Federal Reserve Act

    Federal Reserve Act
    An act with the goal to regulate banking better
  • Trench Warfare

    Trench Warfare
    Warfare that is set up in a trench that is well protected by minimal enemy fire. However, this was a breeding ground for diseases and rats.
  • Federal Trade Commission

    Federal Trade Commission
    Agency with the mission of enforcing civil U.S. antitrust law and promoting consumer protection.
  • Federal Trade Commission Act

    Federal Trade Commission Act
    Act that protects consumers by stopping unfair practices in the marketplace
  • Clayton Antitrust Act

    Clayton Antitrust Act
    Act that points out unethical business practices
  • Birth of a Nation

    Birth of a Nation
    Movie, directed by D. W. Griffith, that painted the KKK as heroes
  • Rise of KKK

    Rise of KKK
    Resurgence of the Ku Klux Klan after Birth of a Nation came out
  • Lusitania sunk

    Lusitania sunk
    Germany torpedoed the Lusitania, which carried some Americans on it. This led to the U.S. entering World War 1.
  • Wilson Elected

    Wilson Elected
    First democratic president after 4 republican presidents
  • Zimmerman Telegram

    Zimmerman Telegram
    Secret telegram from the German Foreign Office that proposed an alliance between Germany and Mexico
  • Wilson Asks for War

    Wilson Asks for War
    President Woodrow Wilson asked Congress to declare war against Germany
  • Espionage Act

    Espionage Act
    Act that bans copying or printing of information to enemies that interferes with the US
  • Hammer vs Dagenhart

    Hammer vs Dagenhart
    Case that did away with the regulation of child labor
  • Sedition Act

    Sedition Act
    Extended Espionage Act to cover speech and the expression of opinion that painted the government and war efforts as a negative thing
  • Armistice Day

    Armistice Day
    The Allied powers signed a ceasefire with Germany ending World War 1
  • 18th amendment

    18th amendment
    The sale of liquor was illegal, but it didn't make drinking alcohol illegal
  • Versailles Peace Conference

    Versailles Peace Conference
    International meeting held at Versailles with the purpose of establishing peace between the Allies and the Central Powers after World War 1
  • Treaty of Versailles to Senate

    Treaty of Versailles to Senate
    President Woodrow Wilson didn't take the senators' protest of the Treaty of Versailles into consideration which led to Senators' rejection
  • Wilson Strokes

    Wilson Strokes
    President Woodrow Wilson had a stroke that left him weak until the end of his presidency
  • League of Nations

    League of Nations
    International group established after World War I with the mission to solve disputes between countries before they start a war
  • 19th Amendment

    19th Amendment
    Women get the right to vote