An act that gave congress power to regulate commerce with several states and foreign countries with things like railroads.
The first high-level education facility for African Americans
Chinese Exclusion Act
Banned all entry of Chinese people into the united states with the exception of some groups. Over fear of Chinese stealing western Americans jobs.
Jane Adams Hull-House
A progressive that starts a Hull house in Chicago to help poor people and immigrants find help with jobs, food, and living stays.
Sherman Antitrust Act
A federal law that discouraged and restricted interstate activities and competition in a market place.
Plessy V. Ferguson
A supreme court case where a black man, Homer Plessy refused to sit in a black-only train car sparked conflict which ultimately leads to jim crow legislation and colored accommodations such as water fountains.
Jim Crow Laws
local laws that enforced racial segregation
President McKinley was shot with a 32 caliber revolver from a guy named Leon Czolgosz who despised how people look at McKinley as a great ruler.
Coal Miner Strike-1902
Coal miners went on strike for 163 days due to the harsh and dangerous conditions they worked in every day only gave them little money to survive on, leaving most bankrupt and poor.
Booker T. Washington
Founded the Tuskegee institute for African Americans to gain rights through improving education rather than demanding rights.
a forceful demand for equal economic and educational opportunity as well as the vote for black men and women
The Jungle Published
A depiction of the harsh and unfavorable working and living conditions for immigrants in large industrial areas. After the insights of the conditions of the industries made it to the public congress acted upon it and passed laws.
Food and drug Act
Prohibited misbranded, altered, and harmful, food, drinks, and drugs.
Federal meat Inspection Act
Prohibits misbranded and altered meat, with the area and conditions meats are slaughtered in are safe and sanitary.
Republicans have won fours times in a row
Congress has the power to create an income tax.
National Association of the Advancement of colored people.
"To enable and empower African-Americans and others in underserved communities to achieve their highest human potential and secure economic self-reliance, parity, power, and civil rights". nul.org
Ida Tarbell-“The History of Standard Oil”
Tarbell's book showed that standard oil was in violation of the Sherman antitrust act
Triangle shirtwaist fire
A building with no regulations in New York had a fire start killing 145 women due to lack of safety precautions.
The tariff was passed to promote trade and buying products from American products
Department of labor established
work-related safety, wage, standards, and age to work
Senators are elected by the people rather than by the state
Clayton Antitrust Act
defines unethical business practices, such as price-fixing and monopolies, and upholds various rights of labor
Federal trade commission
Protects consumers from buying a product and getting faulty, misused, or no products
The Birth of a Nation (1915)
a silent film that talks about the life of an African American during the civil war. This film revolutionized the film industry
A cruise ship carrying U.S civilians was sunk by a German U-Boat killing 1,200 American
A telegram from Germany to Mexico stating that if Mexico helps fight the Americans, Mexico will gain back all the land that they lost.
prohibited obtaining information, recording pictures, or copying descriptions of any information relating to the national defense with intent
a type of combat in which opposing troops fight from trenches facing each other( WWI)
Wilson Asks for War
after the Lusitania sank Americans became more eager to enter the war
Violates First Amendment, during wartime you can't criticize the Government or jail time and deportation will be in place
Hammer v. Dagenhart
a debate over child labor laws
wilsons 14 points
Laying out 14 ways not to get into another war
Versailles Peace Conference
a conference in Paris was called to establish the terms of peace after World War I.
a day to honor veterans of WWI
Treaty of Versailles to Senate
U.S senators rejected the treaty because of its requirements
Wilson suffered a server stroke that left him incapacitated and ended his presidency
A group of writers during the progressive era including Upton Sinclair, Lincoln Steffens, and Ida Tarbell
Rise of KKK (early 20th century)
The Ku Klux Klan formed by southern and former confederate soldiers that refused reconstruction after losing the civil war
League of Nations
a group formed after WWI to prevent wars from outbreaking again