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Progressive Era

By cf1104
  • Rise of KKK

    Rise of KKK
    An American white supremacist hate group whose primary targets are African Americans
  • Jim Crow Laws

    Jim Crow Laws
    legalized racial segregation
  • Booker T. Washington

    Booker T. Washington
    He founded the Tuskegee institute
  • Tuskagee Institute

    Tuskagee Institute
    the first institution of higher learning for African Americans.
  • Chinese Exclusion Act

    Chinese Exclusion Act
    An act that prohibited all immigration of Chinese laborers
  • Interstate Commerce Act

    Interstate Commerce Act
    the railroads became the first industry subject to Federal regulation
  • Jane Addams Hull House

    Jane Addams Hull House
    One of the first settlement houses. The house provided child care, practical and cultural training and education, and other services
  • Sherman Antitrust Act

    Sherman Antitrust Act
    This act outlawed monopolistic business practices
  • Muckrackers

    A group who exposed institutions and leaders as corrupt
  • W.E.B. Dubois

    W.E.B. Dubois
    He was the first African American to receive a Ph.D.
  • Plessy V. Ferguson

    Plessy V. Ferguson
    This case established the constitutionality of racial segregation
  • McKinley Assassination

    McKinley Assassination
    A man murdered McKinley because he believed the government was corrupt
  • Coal Miner Strike

    Coal Miner Strike
    The miners demanded a raise in pay. The miners ended up receiving a 10 percent pay raise and 9 hour workday
  • The History Of Standard Oil-Ida Tarbell

    The History Of Standard Oil-Ida Tarbell
    This book helped expose standard oil as an illegal monopoly
  • The Jungle Published

    The Jungle Published
    This book exposed the horrible working conditions in the meat packing industry. The Pure Food and Drug Act and the Meat Inspection Act were passed because of the book.
  • Niagara Movement

    Niagara Movement
    A group that opposed racial segregation and disenfranchisement
  • Federal Meat Inspection Act

    Federal Meat Inspection Act
    An act that makes it illegal to adulterate or misbrand meat and meat products being sold as food and makes sure meat is slaughtered in sanitized conditions
  • Roosevelt Antiquities Act

    Roosevelt Antiquities Act
    establishing the first general legal protection of cultural and natural resources in the U.s
  • Food and Drug Act

    Food and Drug Act
    Prohibited the sale of misbranded food and drugs
  • Muller V. Oregon

    Muller V. Oregon
    Upheld a law in Oregon that resulted in the limiting of the workday for female wage earners to ten hours
  • Taft Wins

    Taft Wins
    Taft becomes the 27th president of the U.S
  • NAACP Formed

    NAACP Formed
    A group know as the NAACP(oppose racial segregation and disenfranchisement) was formed in response to the violence against African Americans
  • 16th amendment

    16th amendment
    This amendment allows Congress to levy a tax on income from any source
  • Urban League

    Urban League
    The league was formed to provide assistance to African Americans from economic social justice
  • Triangle Shirtwaist Fire

    Triangle Shirtwaist Fire
    This dangerous fire led to changes in working conditions and improved factory safety standards
  • Teddy Roosevelt's Square Deal

    Teddy Roosevelt's Square Deal
    A domestic program for his three goals which consisted of conservation of natural resources, control of corporations, and consumer protection.
  • Department of Labor Established

    Department of Labor Established
    The department was opened to help workers, job seekers, and retirees by creating standards for occupational safety, wages, hours, and benefits
  • 17th Amendment

    17th Amendment
    The Senate will be be composed of two Senators from each State, elected by the people
  • Underwood Simmons Tariff

    Underwood Simmons Tariff
    This tariff re-established a federal income tax in the U.S and lowered tariff rates
  • Federal Reserve Act

    Federal Reserve Act
    introduced a central bank to oversee monetary policy.
  • Trench Warfare

    Trench Warfare
    Soldiers fought in long ditches for cover
  • Federal Trade Commission Act

    Federal Trade Commission Act
    Congress passed additional laws giving the agency greater authority
  • Federal Trade Commission

    Federal Trade Commission
    A commission created with the purpose to prevent unfair methods of competition in commerce
  • Clayton Antitrust Act

    Clayton Antitrust Act
    This act prevented unfair methods of competition
  • Birth of a Nation

    Birth of a Nation
    A movie released about a rebellion against injustice and oppression
  • Lusitania Sunk

    Lusitania Sunk
    A German boat sunk the Lusitania causing tensions that eventually became world war 1
  • Wilson Elected

    Wilson Elected
    Wilson was elected as the 28th president of the U.S
  • Zimmerman Telegram

    Zimmerman Telegram
    The telegram was offering United States territory to Mexico in return for joining the German cause. This angered americans
  • Wilson Asks For War

    Wilson Asks For War
    Called for a declaration of war against Germany
  • Espionage Act

    Espionage Act
    Stopped the sharing of an defense information for american safety
  • Wilson Fourteen Points

    Wilson Fourteen Points
    Principles of peace that helped end World War 1
  • Sedition Act

    Sedition Act
    Allowed punishment if you spoke bad about the governemnt
  • Hammer V. Dagenhart

    Hammer V. Dagenhart
    Took down the law on child labor
  • Armistice Day

    The end of World War 1
  • 18th Amendment

    18th Amendment
    Banned the manufacture, transportation and sale of intoxicating liquors
  • Versailles Peace Conference

    Versailles Peace Conference
    The conference was called to establish the terms of the peace after World War I
  • Wilson Stroke

    Wilson Stroke
    Wilson suffered a severe stroke and was incapacitated for the remainder of his presidency.
  • Treaty of Versailles to Senate

    Treaty of Versailles to Senate
    The senate ratified the treaty
  • League of Nations

    League of Nations
    A diplomatic group that solved disputes between countries
  • 19th Amendment

    19th Amendment
    Rights of citizens shall not be limited by gender. Giving many more to women