progressive era timeline

Timeline created by bee0904
In History
  • Chinese Exclusion Act

    Chinese Exclusion Act
    Chinese laborers were kicked out of america because of a law promoted by President Chester A. Arthur
  • Interstate Commerce Act

    Interstate Commerce Act
    this event in american history gave congress the power to regulate railroads
  • Jane Addams-Hull House

    Jane Addams-Hull House
    founded by jane addams hull house was started to serve immigrants that had recently come to the united states
  • Muckrackers

    Muckrackers
    a group of journalists that made important congressmen look corrupt
  • Sherman Antitrust Act

    Sherman Antitrust Act
    the first act from the federalists to take out monopolists business practices
  • 16th Amendment

    16th Amendment
    allows Congress to levy an income tax without apportioning it among the states on the basis of population
  • Plessy V. Ferguson

    Plessy V. Ferguson
    event in american history that gave African Americans the same privilege as white Americans
  • McKinley Assassinated

    McKinley Assassinated
    William McKinley was our 25 president and he became president in 1897 and held the title until he was assassinated in 1901
  • Coal Miner Strike-1902

    Coal Miner Strike-1902
    the united miners of america wages higher wadges and shorter workdays so they threatened to go on strike during the winter
  • Ida Tarbell-“The History of Standard Oil”

    Ida Tarbell-“The History of Standard Oil”
    a book about the breaking up of standard oil
  • The Jungle Published

    The Jungle Published
    a book that shows how badly immigrants were treated
  • Food and Drug Act

    Food and Drug Act
    the first of many consumer laws that led to the food and drug administration
  • Federal Meat Inspection Act

    Federal Meat Inspection Act
    law made to have meat slaughtered in sanitary conditions
  • Roosevelt-Antiquities Act

    Roosevelt-Antiquities Act
    act to protect cultural and natural resources
  • Muller v. Oregon

    Muller v. Oregon
    it gave women more rights
  • Taft Wins

    Taft Wins
    william howard taft becomes president
  • Triangle Shirtwaist fire

    Triangle Shirtwaist fire
    the triangle shirtwaist factory in New York burned down and it was one of the biggest fire in american history
  • Teddy Roosevelt’s- Square Deal

    Teddy Roosevelt’s- Square Deal
    it was a program to reflect his 3 goals
  • Underwood-Simmons Tariff

    Underwood-Simmons Tariff
    re-established federal tax in the united states
  • Department of Labor Established

    Department of Labor Established
    responsible for hours of work, wages, safety, unemployment, and reemployment
  • Federal Reserve Act

    Federal Reserve Act
    U.S. created the federal reserve system developed to establish economic stability in the united states
  • Federal trade Commission

    Federal trade Commission
    the federal trade commission is its own independent government branch and their mission is to enforce and promote consumer protection
  • Wilson elected

    Wilson elected
    President Woodrow Wilson defeated Supreme Court Justice
  • 17th Amendment

    17th Amendment
    the senate of the united states shall compose of 2 senators from each state and in vacancy the spot will be filled by the executive