Progressive Era

  • Rise of KKK

    Rise of KKK
    an American white supremacist terrorist hate group founded
  • Jim Crow Laws

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

    Tuskegee Institute
    Booker T. Washington founded Tuskegee Institute to train African-Americans in agriculture and industry and promote the economic progress of his race.
  • Chinese Exclusion Act

    Chinese Exclusion Act
    prohibits all immigration of Chinese workers
  • Interstate Commerce Act

    Interstate Commerce Act
    designed to regulate the railroad industry
  • Jane Addams-Hull House

    Jane Addams-Hull House
    goal was for educated women to share all kinds of knowledge
  • Sherman Antitrust Act

    Sherman Antitrust Act
    federal statute that prohibits activities that don't allow interstate commerce and competition in the marketplace.
  • Plessy V. Ferguson

    Plessy V. Ferguson
    Supreme court ruled segregation was legal, as long as equal facilities were provided for both races.
  • McKinley Assassinated

    McKinley Assassinated
    25th president of the United States, serving from 1897 until his assassination in 1901 in Buffalo NY
  • Coal Miner Strike

    Coal Miner Strike
    Miners striked for higher wages, shorter workdays, and the recognition of their union.
  • Muckrackers

    exposed established institutions and leaders as corrupt
  • Ida Tarbell-“The History of Standard Oil”

    Ida Tarbell-“The History of Standard Oil”
    Tarbell exposed unfair practices of the Standard Oil Company, leading to a Supreme Court decision to break its monopoly.
  • Niagara Movement

    Niagara Movement
    organization of black intellectuals that was led by W.E.B. Du Bois
  • The Jungle Published

    The Jungle Published
    The novel portrays the harsh conditions and exploited lives of immigrants in the United States.
  • Roosevelt-Antiquities Act

    Roosevelt-Antiquities Act
    It established the first national historic preservation policy for the United States
  • Federal Meat Inspection Act

    Federal Meat Inspection Act
    prohibited the sale of adulterated or mis branded livestock and derived products as food
  • Food and Drug Act

    Food and Drug Act
    prohibited the sale of mis branded or adulterated food and drugs in interstate commerce
  • Taft Wins

    Taft Wins
    He carried 23% of the national vote and won two states,He was the first Republican to lose the Northern states.
  • Muller v. Oregon

    Muller v. Oregon
    Court considered whether a state could limit the amount of hours a woman could work while not also limiting the hours of men
  • NAACP formed

    NAACP formed
    civil rights organization in the United States, formed as an interracial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans
  • Urban League

    Urban League
    historic civil rights organization that advocates of economic and social justice for African Americans and against racial discrimination in the United States.
  • Triangle Shirtwaist fire

    Triangle Shirtwaist fire
    was the deadliest industrial disaster in the history of the city, and one of the deadliest in U.S. history
  • Teddy Roosevelt’s-Square Deal

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

    Wilson Elected
    Wilson defeated William Howard Taft and third-party Theodore Roosevelt to easily win the election
  • Department of Labor Established

    Department of Labor Established
    administers federal labor laws to guarantee workers' rights to fair, safe, and healthy working conditions
  • Federal Reserve Act

    Federal Reserve Act
    establish economic stability in the U.S. by introducing a central bank to oversee monetary policy
  • Underwood-Simmons Tariff

    Underwood-Simmons Tariff
    re-established a federal income tax in the United States and lowered tariff rates.
  • 16th Amendment

    16th Amendment
    The Congress shall have power to lay and collect taxes on incomes,
  • 17th Amendment

    17th Amendment
    provides for the election of senators by replacing the phrase “chosen by the Legislature thereof” with “elected by the people thereof
  • Federal trade Commission Act

    Federal trade Commission Act
    enforcement of civil U.S. antitrust law and the promotion of consumer protection.
  • Clayton Antitrust Act

    Clayton Antitrust Act
    enforced the Clayton Antitrust Act and prevented unfair methods of competition
  • Trench Warfare

    Trench Warfare
    type of combat in which the opposing sides attack and defend from relatively permanent systems of trenches dug into the ground.
  • League of Nations

    League of Nations
    created after the First World War to provide a forum for resolving international disputes.
  • Booker T. Washington

    Booker T. Washington
    the first president and principal developer of Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute,
  • The Birth of a Nation (1915)

    The Birth of a Nation (1915)
    tells the turbulent story of American history
  • Lusitania sunk

    Lusitania sunk
    Lusitania took a direct hit from a German U-boat submarine
  • 18th amendment

    18th amendment
    established the prohibition of alcohol in the United States.
  • Zimmerman Telegram

    Zimmerman Telegram
    a secret diplomatic communication issued from the German Foreign Office
  • 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.
  • Espionage Act

    Espionage Act
    prohibited obtaining information, recording pictures, or copying descriptions
  • Hammer v. Dagenhart

    Hammer v. Dagenhart
    Court struck down a federal law regulating child labor.
  • Sedition Act

    Sedition Act
    the deportation, fine, or imprisonment of anyone a threat or publishing “false, scandalous, or malicious writing
  • Armistice Day

    Armistice Day
    commemorated every year on 11 November to mark the armistice signed between the Allies of World War I and Germany at Compiègne, France at 5:45 am
  • Wilson-Fourteen Points

    Wilson-Fourteen Points
    statement of principles for peace that was to be used for peace negotiations in order to end World War I.
  • Versailles Peace Conference

    Versailles Peace Conference
    called to establish the terms of the peace after World War I
  • Treaty of Versailles to Senate

    Treaty of Versailles to Senate
    president of the United States, personally delivered a treaty to the Senate.
  • 19th amendment

    19th amendment
    The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex.
  • Wilson Stroke

    Wilson Stroke
    was an American politician and academic who served as the 28th president
  • W.E.B. Dubois

    W.E.B. Dubois
    an American sociologist, socialist, historian, civil rights activist, Pan-Africanist, author, writer and editor.