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Progressive Era KRS TL

  • Booker T. Washington

    Booker T. Washington
    He was sadly born into slavery, but had later became a known leader for the African-Americans in the 19th century. Booker T. Washington reformer, educator, and an influential African-American leader of his time.
  • W.E.B. Dubois

    W.E.B. Dubois
    He was an African-American civil rights activist, historian, author, leader, sociologist, and educator.
  • Tuskegee Institute

    Tuskegee Institute
    It was a school founded by Booker T. Washington. As it was under a charter, of the Alabama legislature. A University for African-Americans. To also help teach people to become teachers and was one of the most well-known training schools.
  • Chinese Exclusion Act

    Chinese Exclusion Act
    It didn’t allow immigration of Chinese laborers, and first ever federal law that banned a certain nationality and ethnicity.
  • Interstate Commerce Act

    Interstate Commerce Act
    This Act made railroads the first industry subjected to Federal regulation.
  • Jim Crow Laws

    Jim Crow Laws
    These laws legalized racial segregation.
  • Jane Addams-Hull House

    Jane Addams-Hull House
    It was made by Jane Adam’s and Ellen Gates Starr to assist the poor in Chicago. Also to promote educational and social learning, helping immigrants speak English.
  • Sherman Antitrust Act

    Sherman Antitrust Act
    This was the first ever federal act that banned monopolistic business practices.
  • Plessy V. Ferguson

    Plessy V. Ferguson
    A Supreme Court case in 1896, and a decision that validated the lawfulness of racial segregation and the doctrine of “separate but equal”.
  • Teddy Roosevelt’s- Square Deal

    Teddy Roosevelt’s- Square Deal
    It was based on three ideas. Firstly, the conservation of natural resources. Secondly, control of corporations. Thirdly and lastly, consumer protection.
  • McKinley Assassinated

    McKinley Assassinated
    The 25th president, William McKinley was shot by Leon Czolgosz at a Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, New York.
  • Coal Miner Strike-1902

    Coal Miner Strike-1902
    A great strike in 1902 of the anthracite coal fields of eastern Pennsylvania threatened a coal famine. It was to call attention to their low wages, long hours, and also poor conditions.
  • Muckrakers

    They were American journalists and writers during the Progressive Era who exposed corrupt leaders, governments, and big businesses.
  • Ida Tarbell-“The History of Standard Oil”

    Ida Tarbell-“The History of Standard Oil”
    The novel was made to expose the Standard Oil Company, that was ran at the time by John D. Rockefeller.
  • Niagara Movement

    Niagara Movement
    The founders were W.E.B. Dubois, William Monroe Trotter, and Mary Burnett Talbert. It was created to go against racial segregation.
  • The Jungle Published

    The Jungle Published
    It was wrote to expose the meat-packing industry of the rotten and contaminated meats. Which led to federal food safety laws.
  • Roosevelt-Antiquities Act

    Roosevelt-Antiquities Act
    The first U.S. law to provide legal protection of natural or cultural resources and scientific interests on federal lands.
  • Food and Drug Act

    Food and Drug Act
    A federal law that provided inspections of meat products and banned the manufacture and sale of adulterated food, drinks, and drugs.
  • Federal meat inspection

    Federal meat inspection
    It forbid the sale of misbranded, adulterated, and it ensured livestock was slaughtered and processed under sanitary conditions properly.
  • Muller v. Oregon

    Muller v. Oregon
    A Supreme Court case, in which the court ruled in favor of Oregon whom passed a law to limit the working hours of women. For the sole reason, as it was to protect and promote women’s health as they put it.
  • Taft Wins

    Taft Wins
    William Howard Taft a republican, wins the presidential election in 1908, but is defeated in 1912 by Woodrow Wilson a democrat.
  • NAACP formed

    NAACP formed
    The founding father is considered to be Charles Edward Russel. There were eight other founders. Said to be the nations oldest civil rights organization. It’s purpose was to and fortunately helped end segregation.
  • Urban League

    Urban League
    The founders were George Edmund Haynes, an African-American, and a white women named Ruth Standish Baldwin. The purpose of this group was to eliminate racial segregation, discrimination and to help African Americans, and other minorities to participate in all phases of American life.
  • Triangle Shirtwaist fire

    Triangle Shirtwaist fire
    A deadly fire that happened in Manhattan, New York City, killing 146 people.
  • 16th Amendment

    16th Amendment
    This allowed Congress to give income taxes to the population in the United States.
  • Underwood-Simmons Tariff

    Underwood-Simmons Tariff
    It had created lower tax rates for exports and imports.
  • Department of Labor Established

    Department of Labor Established
    It was established in 1913 by William Howard Taft in his last moments of being president. It’s purpose was to promote and foster the welfare of the wage earners, retirees, and etc. Assure rights and benefits related to work.
  • Wilson Elected

    Wilson Elected
    Woodrow Wilson, elected in 1912, defeated bothTaft and Rosevelt. U.S. 28th president, and a democrat. Did two terms 1913-1921, passed away in 1924.
  • 17th Amendment

    17th Amendment
    It provided the direct election of U.S. senators from the voters of the state.
  • Federal Reserve Act

    Federal Reserve Act
    It’s propose was to provide the nation with a more flexible, safer, and more stable monetary and financial system.
  • Federal trade Commission

    Federal trade Commission
    As it’s purpose is to protect consumers and costumers by stopping unfair and deceptive practices in the marketplace. They conduct investigations, sue companies and people that have violated the law.
  • Federal Trade Commission Act

    Federal Trade Commission Act
    This act bans “unfair or deceptive acts or practices in or affecting commerce.”
  • Clayton Antitrust Act

    Clayton Antitrust Act
    This act stand for the unethical business practices, like price-fixing and monopolies, as it upholds numerous rights of labor.
  • The Birth Of A Nation(1915)

    The Birth Of A Nation(1915)
    D.W. Griffith, Fran E. Woods, and Thomas Dixon Jr. were the creators and founders of this old film. This film was based on Clansmen(KKK). It was the most profitable and artistic film in the day.
  • Lusitania Sunk

    Lusitania Sunk
    This was supposed to be an important event in WW1 . 1,200 had died, because Germans torpedoed the ship.
  • Espionage Act

    Espionage Act
    It was an act that made it a crime to interfere with the United States military and war efforts, or to help the opposing country.
  • Zimmerman Telegram

    Zimmerman Telegram
    It was from the German Foreign Office, which offered a military alliance between Germany and Mexico.
  • Wilson Asks for War

    Wilson Asks for War
    President Woodrow Wilson asks Congress to declare a war against Germany. A few days later, Congress had accepted the war.
  • Wilson-Fourteen Points

    Wilson-Fourteen Points
    It was a statement of principles for peace that was to be used negotiating peace to end WW1. Written by the man himself, President Woodrow Wilson.
  • Trench Warfare

    Trench Warfare
    It’s a type of fighting method where both sides build trenches to defend against the enemy.
  • Sedition Act

    Sedition Act
    It was a legislation of such, to protect U.S. participation in WW1.
  • Hammer V. Dagenhart

    Hammer V. Dagenhart
    It was the one of the most important cases ever, in interstate commerce and child labor laws. It took place in North Carolina. The Supreme Court ruled in favor of Dagenhart.
  • Armistice Day

    Armistice Day
    It is a holiday that symbolizes when there was a ceasefire agreement with Germany and the Allied powers in France.
  • 18th amendment

    18th amendment
    The U.S. Constitution had established the prohibiting of Alcohol/Liquor.
  • Versailles Peace Conference

    Versailles Peace Conference
    It was a formal meeting with the Allies at the end of WW1. It was called to set terms of peace, which led to the Treaty of Versailles, ending WW1.
  • Wilson Stroke

    Wilson Stroke
    Woodrow Wilson suffers a severe stroke in October of 1919. He slowly regained his health, but was somewhat paralyzed on one side. In 1924, he passed away.
  • Treaty of Versailles to Senate

    Treaty of Versailles to Senate
    The Senates had refused the treaty. They didn’t want to join the League of Nations.
  • League of Nations

    League of Nations
    It’s purpose was to maintain world peace, cooperate among other nations, and to be guaranteed peace. Which later on failed.
  • 19th Amendment

    19th Amendment
    It granted women the right to vote in the U.S.
  • Rise of KKK(early 20th Century)

    Rise of KKK(early 20th Century)
    A book published in 2009, the author is Rory M. Mcveilgh, who is a sociologist and has written other books. As it’s about how in the 1920s where the KKK had been transformed into a national movement.