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Progressive era

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  • Interstate Commerce Act

    Interstate Commerce Act
    An act that gave congress power to regulate commerce with several states and foreign countries with things like railroads.
  • Tuskegee Institute

    Tuskegee Institute
    The first high-level education facility for African Americans
  • Chinese Exclusion Act

    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

    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

    Sherman Antitrust Act
    A federal law that discouraged and restricted interstate activities and competition in a market place.
  • Plessy V. Ferguson

    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

    Jim Crow Laws
    local laws that enforced racial segregation
  • McKinley Assassinated

    McKinley Assassinated
    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 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

    Booker T. Washington
    Founded the Tuskegee institute for African Americans to gain rights through improving education rather than demanding rights.
  • Niagara Movement

    Niagara Movement
    a forceful demand for equal economic and educational opportunity as well as the vote for black men and women
  • The Jungle Published

    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

    Food and drug Act
    Prohibited misbranded, altered, and harmful, food, drinks, and drugs.
  • Federal meat Inspection Act

    Federal meat Inspection Act
    Prohibits misbranded and altered meat, with the area and conditions meats are slaughtered in are safe and sanitary.
  • Taft wins

    Republicans have won fours times in a row
  • 16th Amendment

    16th Amendment
    Congress has the power to create an income tax.
  • NAACP formed

    NAACP formed
    National Association of the Advancement of colored people.
  • Urban League

    Urban League
    "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”

    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

    Triangle shirtwaist fire
    A building with no regulations in New York had a fire start killing 145 women due to lack of safety precautions.
  • Underwood-Simmons tariff

    Underwood-Simmons tariff
    The tariff was passed to promote trade and buying products from American products
  • Department of labor established

    Department of labor established
    work-related safety, wage, standards, and age to work
  • 17th Amendment

    17th Amendment
    Senators are elected by the people rather than by the state
  • Clayton Antitrust Act

    Clayton Antitrust Act
    defines unethical business practices, such as price-fixing and monopolies, and upholds various rights of labor
  • Federal trade commission

    Federal trade commission
    Protects consumers from buying a product and getting faulty, misused, or no products
  • The Birth of a Nation (1915)

    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
  • Lusitania sunk

    Lusitania sunk
    A cruise ship carrying U.S civilians was sunk by a German U-Boat killing 1,200 American
  • zimmerman telegram

    zimmerman telegram
    A telegram from Germany to Mexico stating that if Mexico helps fight the Americans, Mexico will gain back all the land that they lost.
  • 18th Amendment

    18th Amendment
  • Espionage Act

    Espionage Act
    prohibited obtaining information, recording pictures, or copying descriptions of any information relating to the national defense with intent
  • Trench Warfare

    Trench Warfare
    a type of combat in which opposing troops fight from trenches facing each other( WWI)
  • Wilson Asks for War

    Wilson Asks for War
    after the Lusitania sank Americans became more eager to enter the war
  • sedition Act

    sedition Act
    Violates First Amendment, during wartime you can't criticize the Government or jail time and deportation will be in place
  • Hammer v. Dagenhart

    Hammer v. Dagenhart
    a debate over child labor laws
  • wilsons 14 points

    wilsons 14 points
    Laying out 14 ways not to get into another war
  • Versailles Peace Conference

    Versailles Peace Conference
    a conference in Paris was called to establish the terms of peace after World War I.
  • Armistice Day

    Armistice Day
    a day to honor veterans of WWI
  • Treaty of Versailles to Senate

    Treaty of Versailles to Senate
    U.S senators rejected the treaty because of its requirements
  • Wilson Stroke

    Wilson Stroke
    Wilson suffered a server stroke that left him incapacitated and ended his presidency
  • Muckrakers

    A group of writers during the progressive era including Upton Sinclair, Lincoln Steffens, and Ida Tarbell
  • 19th amendment

    19th amendment
    women's suffrage
  • Rise of KKK (early 20th century)

    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

    League of Nations
    a group formed after WWI to prevent wars from outbreaking again