Progressive Era

By mcb0819
  • 17th Amendment

    17th Amendment
    Senate should have 2 senators from each state for 6 years.
  • 18th Amendment

    18th Amendment
    Prohibits drinking excessive amounts of alcohol in public.
  • 19th Amendment

    19th Amendment
    Gives women the right to vote
  • Tuskegee Institute

    Tuskegee Institute
    Founded by Booker T. Washington to train teachers in Alabama.
  • Chinese Exclusion Act

    Chinese Exclusion Act
    Prohibits all immigration of Chinese laborers.
  • Interstate Commerce Act

    Interstate Commerce Act
    The Act that monitored the railroad rates.
  • Jane Addams- Hull House

    Jane Addams- Hull House
    Opened to serve recently arrived European immigrants.
  • Sherman Antitrust Act

    Sherman Antitrust Act
    Allows free competition of those engaged in commerce.
  • Muckrackers

    A group of American writers during World War 1.
  • Booker T. Washington

    Booker T. Washington
    An American educator, author, orator, and adviser.
  • Plessy V. Ferguson

    Plessy V. Ferguson
    The doctrine that made everyone equal.
  • McKinley Assassinated

    McKinley Assassinated
    25th president assassinated during term.
  • Cole Miner Strike

    Cole Miner Strike
    A strike by the United Mine workers of America in the anthracite coalfields.
  • Ida Tarbell- "The History of Standard Oil"

    Ida Tarbell- "The History of Standard Oil"
    The book that talks about the Standard Oil Company.
  • The Jungle Published

    The Jungle Published
    The book tells of the harsh lifestyle and conditions of immigrants.
  • Niagara Movement

    Niagara Movement
    A black civil rights organization founded by a group of activists led by W.E.B Du Bois and William Monroe Trotter.
  • Food and Drug Act

    Food and Drug Act
    One of the first protection law that led to the Food and Drug Administration.
  • Federal Meat Inspection Act

    Federal Meat Inspection Act
    Banned misbrand meat from being sold as food.
  • Roosevelt-Antiquities Act

    Roosevelt-Antiquities Act
    Protected mostly prehistoric Native American ruins and artifacts.
  • Taft Wins

    Taft Wins
    Carried 23 percent of the national votes.
  • Muller VS. Oregon

    Muller VS. Oregon
    Court case to lessen work hours.
  • 16th Amendment

    16th Amendment
    Allows congress to levy income tax without sharing it with other States.
  • NAACP formed

    NAACP formed
    formed as a interracial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans.
  • Urban League

    Urban League
    National League on Urban Conditions Among Negroes.
  • Triangle Shirtwaist Fire

    Triangle Shirtwaist Fire
    The deadliest industrial disaster in the history of the city.
  • Teddy Roosevelt's -Square Deal

    Teddy Roosevelt's -Square Deal
    Reflected on his 3 major goals
  • Wilson Elected

    Wilson Elected
    Became the first American southerner to win since 1848.
  • Department of Labor Established

    Department of Labor Established
    Department in charge of everything that has to do with business.
  • Federal Reserve Act

    Federal Reserve Act
    Established stability in the U.S.
  • Underwood-Simmons Tariff

    Underwood-Simmons Tariff
    re-established a federal income tax in the United Sates.
  • Federal Trade Commission

    Federal Trade Commission
    Enforces the civil U.S. antitrust law.
  • Federal Trade Commission Act

    Federal Trade Commission Act
    Established the Federal Trade Commission.
  • Clayton Antitrust Act

    Clayton Antitrust Act
    Prevented unfair methods of competition.
  • Trench Warfare

    Trench Warfare
    Type of combat where opposing sides that defend from relatively permanent systems of trenches dug into the ground.
  • The Birth of a Nation (1915)

    The Birth of a Nation (1915)
    The first blockbuster Hollywood hit.
  • Lusitania Sunk

    Lusitania Sunk
    A UK-registered ocean liner that was torpedoed by an Imperial German Navy U-boat during WW1.
  • Zimmermann Telegram

    Zimmermann Telegram
    A secret diplomatic communication issued from the German Foreign Office in January 1917.
  • Espionage Act

    Espionage Act
    Prohibited knowing anything about the war.
  • Wilson Asks for War

    Wilson Asks for War
    Wilson asks Congress to send U.S. troops into battle against Germany in World War 1.
  • Hammer v. Dagenhart

    Hammer v. Dagenhart
    Supreme Court decided to regulate child labor.
  • Sedition Act

    Sedition Act
    The imprisonment of anyone publishing "false writing"
  • Wilson-Fourteen Points

    Wilson-Fourteen Points
    Proposal made by Wilson outlining his vision for ending World War 1 in a way that wouldn't cause it to happen again.
  • Armistice Day

    Armistice Day
    Veterans day, set aside to honor veterans that served in World War 1.
  • Versailles Peace Conference

    Versailles Peace Conference
    Was called to establish the terms of the peace after World War 1.
  • Treaty of Versailles to Senate

    Treaty of Versailles to Senate
    The president personally delivered he treaty to the Senate that ended World War 1 and establish the League of Nations.
  • Wilson Stroke

    Wilson Stroke
    Wilson suffered severe stroke that left him handicapped until the end of his term.
  • W.E.B Dubois

    W.E.B Dubois
    An American sociologist, socialist, historian, civil rights activist, pan-African, author, writer, and editor
  • Rise of KKK (early 20th Cuntury)

    Rise of KKK (early 20th Cuntury)
    An American white supremacist terrorist hate group.
  • League of Nations

    League of Nations
    An international organization that was created after the First World War to provide a resolution for disputes.
  • Jim Crow Laws

    Jim Crow Laws
    State and local laws that enforced racial separation in the Southern U.S.