progressive era events

Timeline created by adelab
In History
  • Rise of KKK (early 20th century)

    Rise of KKK (early 20th century)
    folks that hated the african americans
  • Tuskegee Institute

    Tuskegee Institute
    historically black university
  • Chinese Exclusion Act

    Chinese Exclusion Act
    law passed to prohibit the Chinese laborers from migrating to the u.s
  • Interstate Commerce Act

    Interstate Commerce Act
    to regulate the railroad industry and to make railroad rates reasonable
  • Jane Addams-Hull House

    Jane Addams-Hull House
    helped the European immigrants
  • Muckrackers

    Muckrackers
    journalist exposing businesses
  • Booker T. Washington

    Booker T. Washington
    leader in the African american community,
  • Sherman Antitrust Act

    Sherman Antitrust Act
    law passed to oppress monopolies and to trust to outlaw foreign trade
  • W.E.B. Dubois

    W.E.B. Dubois
    civil right activist author.
  • Plessy V. Ferguson

    Plessy V. Ferguson
    "separate but equal" came into play with the segregation laws.
  • Jim Crow Laws

    Jim Crow Laws
    segregation laws
  • Trench Warfare

    Trench Warfare
    type of land that the men are in in war
  • McKinley Assassinated

    McKinley Assassinated
    he was the 25th president the motive was to advance anarchism.
  • Coal Miner Strike-1902

    Coal Miner Strike-1902
    the workers wanted more recognition and shorter workdays with higher pay,they threatened to shut down the supply for the winter
  • Ida Tarbell-“The History of Standard Oil”

    Ida Tarbell-“The History of Standard Oil”
    to expose the standard oil company ran by john d Rockefeller
  • Niagara Movement

    Niagara Movement
    black civil right activist mostly lawyers
  • The Jungle Published

    The Jungle Published
    exploited the struggles of immigration in the u.s
  • Federal Meat Inspection Act

    Federal Meat Inspection Act
    protects meat and sees the meat pass through sanitation
  • Roosevelt-Antiquities Act

    Roosevelt-Antiquities Act
    protection of natural and cultural resources.
  • Food and Drug Act

    Food and Drug Act
    FDA was to check the food so it hasn't been adulterated
  • Muller v. Oregon

    Muller v. Oregon
    women's work hours lessen
  • Taft Wins

    Taft Wins
    Howard Taft won over William j Bryan
  • NAACP formed

    NAACP formed
    national associate of advancement of color people
  • 16th Amendment

    16th Amendment
    lets congress collect taxes on income
  • Urban League

    Urban League
    league t0 discuss conditions of colored peopled
  • Triangle Shirtwaist fire

    Triangle Shirtwaist fire
    industrial disaster
  • Teddy Roosevelt’s- Square Deal

    Teddy Roosevelt’s- Square Deal
    the three c's of his deal: conservation of natural resources, control of corporations, and consumer protection
  • Underwood-Simmons Tariff

    Underwood-Simmons Tariff
    re-established income taxes and lowered tariff taxes
  • Department of Labor Established

    Department of Labor Established
    work suggestions as in hours, safety, etc
  • 17th Amendment

    17th Amendment
    The senators for each state and their terms.
  • Federal Reserve Act

    Federal Reserve Act
    a bank to alleviate financial crisis
  • Federal Trade Commission Act

    Federal Trade Commission Act
    stops unfair fraud practices in the marketplace
  • Clayton Antitrust Act

    Clayton Antitrust Act
    stops wrong processes
  • Federal trade Commission

    Federal trade Commission
    consumer protection and and enforcing the civil antitrust law
  • The Birth of a Nation (1915)

    The Birth of a Nation (1915)
    film dealing whit race and petitions
  • Lusitania sunk

    Lusitania sunk
    killed 1195 people including 128 americans
  • Wilson Elected

    Wilson Elected
    Woodrow took advantage and won
  • Zimmerman Telegram

    Zimmerman Telegram
    an telegram that the us had gotten from germans
  • Wilson Asks for War

    Wilson Asks for War
    wilson declared war against germans
  • Espionage Act

    Espionage Act
    law passed that nobody could hold information that cloud harm the us.
  • Hammer v. Dagenhart

    Hammer v. Dagenhart
    child labor law passed
  • Wilson-Fourteen Points

    Wilson-Fourteen Points
    peace negotiation to end the war
  • Sedition Act

    Sedition Act
    law passed that you couldnt publish false things
  • Treaty of Versailles to Senate

    Treaty of Versailles to Senate
    the senate rejected the treaty of versilles
  • 18th amendment

    18th amendment
    Prohibition of alcohol
  • Versailles Peace Conference

    Versailles Peace Conference
    meeting to end the first war
  • Wilson Stroke

    Wilson Stroke
    woodrow suffers a stroke and was incapacitated folr the rest of his presidency
  • League of Nations

    League of Nations
    group that maintains world peace
  • 19th amendment

    19th amendment
    regardless of sex you can vote
  • armistice day

    armistice day
    aka veterans day which is when we remembered the ones who died for us