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Progressive Era

  • Rise of KKK (early 20th century)

    Rise of KKK (early 20th century)
    The KKK is a racist cult/ clan which assassinates and harasses people who are of African American descent. They are a terrorist group.
  • W.E.B. Dubois

    W.E.B. Dubois
    An american civil rights activist, American sociologist, socialist, historian, Pan-Africanist, author, writer and editor.
  • Tuskegee Institute

    Tuskegee Institute
    An all African American College
  • Chinese Exclusion Act

    Chinese Exclusion Act
    An act that didn't allow any Chinese immigrants into the U.S. This Act was renewed til the 1930's
  • Interstate Commerce Act

    Interstate Commerce Act
    An act passed to limit the power of railroads and use of monopolistic practices
  • Jane Addams-Hull House

    Jane Addams-Hull House
    A house opened to help immigrants who had just arrived or people in poverty
  • Mudrakers

    Investigative journalists who helped uncover corruption in companies
  • Booker T. Washington

    Booker T. Washington
    An influential African American and Advisors to multiple U.S presidents.
  • Sherman Antitrust Act

    Sherman Antitrust Act
    Regulated competition among companies and put a stop to monopolies
  • Plessy V. Ferguson

    Plessy V. Ferguson
    A court decision which stated that all things were allowed to be separate but they had to be equal which wouldn't actually be upheld
  • McKinley Assassinated

    McKinley Assassinated
    President McKinley was assassinated
  • Coal Miner Strike-1902

    Coal Miner Strike-1902
    A strike made by coal miners for better working conditions and pay
  • 16th Amendment

    16th Amendment
    It allows the congress to levy an income tax without apportioning it among the states on the basis of population
  • Ida Tarbell-“The History of Standard Oil”

    Ida Tarbell-“The History of Standard Oil”
    It is a book which exposes the standard oil company
  • Niagara Movement

    Niagara Movement
    an organization dedicated to social and political change for African Americans.
  • The Jungle Published

    The Jungle Published
    A novel which tells of the harsh conditions and exploited lives of immigrants in industrial cities
  • Federal Meat Inspection Act

    Federal Meat Inspection Act
    Law that made it illegal to misbrand meat and to sell it in unsanitary conditions.
  • Roosevelt-Antiquities Act

    Roosevelt-Antiquities Act
    An act legalizes the protection of cultural and natural resources.
  • Food and Drug Act

    Food and Drug Act
    first of a series of consumer protection laws that were significant in history and lead t the creation of the FDA
  • Muller v. Oregon

    Muller v. Oregon
    The court decided that women are only allowed to work 10 hours due to their health.
  • Taft Wins

    Taft Wins
    Taft a republican won against three time democrat nominee William Jennings Bryan.
  • NAACP formed

    NAACP formed
    a civil rights organization formed as an interracial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans
  • Urban League

    Urban League
    civil rights organization that advocates on behalf of economic and social justice for African Americans and against racial discrimination in the United States.
  • Jim Crow Laws

    Jim Crow Laws
    state and local laws that enforced racial segregation in the South
  • Triangle Shirtwaist fire

    Triangle Shirtwaist fire
    A Deadly Industrial disaster that left many dead and injured
  • Teddy Roosevelt’s- Square Deal

    Teddy Roosevelt’s- Square Deal
    A deal made that valued Teddy Roosevelt's domestic program which reflected his goals, conservation of natural resources, control of corporations, and consumer protection.
  • Underwood-Simmons Tariff

    Underwood-Simmons Tariff
    An act that established a federal income tax in the United States and substantially lowered tariff rates.
  • Department of Labor Established

    Department of Labor Established
    signed before President William Howard Taft left office, it is responsible for, occupational safety, wage and hour standards, unemployment insurance benefits, reemployment services, and some economic statistics
  • Federal Reserve Act

    Federal Reserve Act
    A foundation to help with financial crisis, it is the monetary center for all thing money
  • Federal Trade Commission Act

    Federal Trade Commission Act
    It was an act that outlaws unfair methods of competition and unfair acts or practices that affect commerce
  • Clayton Antitrust Act

    Clayton Antitrust Act
    Clayton Act sought to prevent anticompetitive practices.
  • Trench Warfare

    Trench Warfare
    A Type of warfare which involves two sides with both of them in trenches and the middle no man's land which each side attempts to pass through to gain ground or they are in a permanent stale mate. sickness was prevalent here.
  • Federal trade Commission

    Federal trade Commission
    an agency in the U.S government that deals with the enforcement of civil U.S. antitrust law and the promotion of consumer protection
  • The Birth of a Nation (1915)

    The Birth of a Nation (1915)
    American silent epic drama film
  • Lusitania sunk

    Lusitania sunk
    Was hit by German Submarines and would lead to the U.S entering World War I
  • Wilson Elected

    Wilson Elected
    President Wilson was Elected and defeated the competition
  • Zimmerman Telegram

    Zimmerman Telegram
    A telegram message that was intercepted by British intelligence . The message was meant for Mexico and it was sent by the Germans and it was trying to convince Mexico to join their cause and attack America to keep them out of Europe and in exchange, they would gain back some territory from the U.S that had once belonged to them such as, Texas, Arizona, and New Mexico
  • Wilson Asks for War

    Wilson Asks for War
    President Wilson asked for congress to declare war against Germany, during World War I
  • Espionage Act

    Espionage Act
    This act made it a crime for any person to convey information intended to interfere with the U.S. armed forces prosecution of the war effort or to promote the success of the country's enemies
  • Hammer v. Dagenhart

    Hammer v. Dagenhart
    Court struck down a federal law regulating child labor.
  • Wilson-Fourteen Points

    Wilson-Fourteen Points
    a statement of principles for peace that was to be used for peace negotiations in order to end World War I.
  • Sedition Act

    Sedition Act
    An Act permitting the deportation, fine, or imprisonment of anyone deemed a threat or publishing “false, scandalous, or malicious writing” against the government of the United States.
  • Armistice Day

    Armistice Day
    a day for honoring military veterans
  • 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 rejected the Treaty of Versailles, which formally ended World War I, in part because President Woodrow Wilson had failed to take senators' objections to the agreement into consideration.
  • 18th Amendment

    18th Amendment
    established the prohibition of alcohol
  • League of Nations

    League of Nations
    an international diplomatic group developed after World War I as a way to solve disputes between countries before they erupted into open warfare.
  • Versailles Peace Conference

    Versailles Peace Conference
    formal meeting of the victorious Allies after the end of World War I to set the peace terms for the defeated Central Powers.
  • 19th amendment

    19th amendment
    prohibits the states and the federal government from denying the right to vote due to someone's gender
  • 17th Amendment

    17th Amendment
    Changed it so the senate would have two Senators from each State, who would be elected every 6 years