Progressive Era Events

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  • W.E.B. Dubois

    W.E.B. Dubois
    Founder of the Niagara Movement
  • Jim Crow Laws

    Jim Crow Laws
    Laws that legalized racial segregation
  • Tuskegee Institute

    Tuskegee Institute
    The first college for black students
  • Chinese Exclusion Act

    Chinese Exclusion Act
    law enforced to keep Chinese immigrants from entering
  • Interstate Commerce Act

    Interstate Commerce Act
    The first industry in Federal regulation due to railroads
  • Jane Addams-Hull House

    Jane Addams-Hull House
    Hull House created to serve recently arrived European immigrants
  • Muckrakers

    Journalists that exposed corrupt institutions and leaders
  • Sherman Antitrust Act

    Sherman Antitrust Act
    An act passed to keep interstate commerce under control
  • Plessy v. Ferguson

    Plessy v. Ferguson
    U.S. Supreme Court argued the separate but equal doctrine
  • McKinley Assassinated

    McKinley Assassinated
    Assassinated by someone that thought the government was corrupt
  • Coal Miner Strike-1902

    Coal Miner Strike-1902
    It was a strike done by Miners for higher wages and shorter workdays.
  • Ida Tarbell-“The History of Standard Oil

    Ida Tarbell-“The History of Standard Oil
  • Niagara Movement

    Niagara Movement
  • The Jungle Published

    The Jungle Published
    A novel that was written to tell the struggles of immigrants in Chicago and similar cities
  • Food and Drug Act

  • Federal Meat Inspection Act

  • Roosevelt-Antiquities Act

  • Muller v. Oregon

  • Taft Wins

  • NAACP formed

  • 16th Amendment

  • Urban League

  • Triangle Shirtwaist fire

  • Teddy Roosevelt’s- Square Deal

  • Underwood-Simmons Tariff

  • Department of Labor Established

  • 17th Amendment

  • Federal Reserve System

  • Federal trade Commission

  • Trench Warfare

  • Federal Trade Commission Act

  • Clayton Antitrust Act

  • Booker T. Washington

  • The Birth of a Nation

  • Lusitania sunk

  • Wilson Elected

  • Wilson Asks for War

  • Espionage Act

  • Hammer v. Dagenhart

  • Wilson-Fourteen Points

  • Sedition Act

  • Versailles Peace Conference

  • 18th amendment

  • Treaty of Versailles to Senate

  • Wilson Stroke

  • Armistice Day

  • Rise of KKK

    Rise of KKK
  • League of Nations

  • 19th amendment

  • Zimmerman Telegram