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progressive era timeline

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  • 17th Amendment

    17th Amendment
  • 19th amendment

    19th amendment
    denying the right to vote to citizens of the United States on the basis of sex
  • sediction act

    sediction act
    In one of the first tests of freedom of speech,
  • Rise of KKK (early 20th century)

    Rise of KKK (early 20th century)
    this was extended into every southern state in the 1870s.
  • Jim Crow Laws

    Jim Crow Laws
    this was laws that enforced racial segregation
  • Tuskegee Institute

    Tuskegee Institute
    founded by booker t washington, for students with both academic and vocational training
  • Chinese exclusion act

    Chinese exclusion act
    this was a federal law prohibiting all immigrant ions of Chinese labors.
  • interstate commerce

    interstate commerce
    this was a law designed to regulate the railroad industry, mainly its monopolistic practices
  • Jane Addams-Hull House

    Jane Addams-Hull House
    this house was opened to serve recently arrived European immigrants.
  • Sherman antitrust act

    Sherman antitrust act
    this was an act to protect trade and commerce against unlawful restraints and monopolies.
  • plessy v. Ferguson

    plessy v. Ferguson
    a doctrine that was known as the ¨separate but equal¨
  • McKinley Assassinated

    McKinley Assassinated
    he was the 25th president of the us
  • Coal Miner Strike-1902

    Coal Miner Strike-1902
    this was a strike by mine workers for bigger wages and shorter work day, the strike threatened to shutdown fuel supply
  • Ida Tarbell-“The History of Standard Oil”

    Ida Tarbell-“The History of Standard Oil”
    a book written by journalist Ida Tarbell talking about the richest figure in american history.
  • Niagara Movement

    Niagara Movement
    this was a black civil rights organization founded in 1905 by a group of civil rights activists
  • The Jungle Published

    The Jungle Published
    this was a novel about the harsh conditions and exploited lives of immigrants in the United States in Chicago.
  • Urban League

    Urban League
  • Federal Meat Inspection Act

    Federal Meat Inspection Act
    this makes sure that meat products are slaughtered and processed under strictly regulated sanitary conditions
  • Roosevelt-Antiquities Act

    Roosevelt-Antiquities Act
    this was an act for the Preservation of American Antiquities
  • food and drug act

    food and drug act
    prohibited the interstate transport of unlawful food and drugs under penalty.
  • Muller v. Oregon

    Muller v. Oregon
    women were mandated by the state less working hours then men
  • Taft Wins

    Taft Wins
    Taft defeats three-time Democratic nominee William Jennings Bryan.
  • NAACP formed

    NAACP formed
    to advance justice for African Americans by a group including W. E. B. Du Bois
  • 16th Amendment

    16th Amendment
    this allows Congress to levy an income tax without apportioning it among the states on the basis of population
  • Triangle Shirtwaist fire

    Triangle Shirtwaist fire
    this was one of the deadliest industrial disasters in us history
  • Teddy Roosevelt’s- Square Deal

    Teddy Roosevelt’s- Square Deal
    this act believed that the government should use its resources to help achieve economic and social justice.
  • Underwood-Simmons Tariff

    Underwood-Simmons Tariff
    this substantially lowered tariff rates
  • Department of Labor Established

    Department of Labor Established
  • Federal Reserve Act

    Federal Reserve Act
    this was an act to provide for the establishment of federal reserve banks.
  • Clayton Antitrust Act

    Clayton Antitrust Act
    the goal was to add further substances to the us antitrust law.
  • Federal trade Commission

    Federal trade Commission
    the mission was the enforcement of civil U.S. antitrust law and the promotion of consumer protectio
  • The Birth of a Nation (1915)

    The Birth of a Nation (1915)
  • Lusitania sunk

    Lusitania sunk
    this was happening during the first war
  • Booker T. Washington

    Booker T. Washington
    he was a dominant leader in the african american community
  • Trench Warfare

    Trench Warfare
  • Wilson Elected

    Wilson Elected
    this democrectic president defeated charles evans hough a republican runner.
  • Zimmerman Telegram

    Zimmerman Telegram
    they proposed a alliences that if the United States entered World War I against Germany, Mexico would recover Texas, Arizona, and New Mexico
  • Wilson Asks for War

    Wilson Asks for War
    president wood wilson wanted war with germany
  • Espionage Act

    Espionage Act
    It was intended to prohibit interference with military operations
  • Hammer v. Dagenhart

    Hammer v. Dagenhart
    A case in which the Court deemed the Keating-Owen Child Labor Act unconstitutional because Congress does not have control over the commerce of goods
  • Wilson-Fourteen Points

    Wilson-Fourteen Points
    principles for peace that was to be used for peace negotiations in order to end World War I.
  • Treaty of Versailles to Senate

    Treaty of Versailles to Senate
    this formally ended ww1
  • Wilson Stroke

    Wilson Stroke
    he has a stroke that stroke that leaves him partially paralyzed on his left side and effectively ends his presidential career.
  • 18th amendment

    18th amendment
    established the prohibition of alcohol in the United States
  • Versailles Peace Conference

    Versailles Peace Conference
    this was called to establish peace
  • Muckrackers

    he was a journalist who exposed established institutions and leaders as corrupt.
  • League of Nations

    League of Nations
    this was the first worldwide intergovernmental organisation whose principal mission was to maintain world peace.
  • W.E.B. Dubois

    W.E.B. Dubois
    he was a civil rights activist
  • Armistice Day

    Armistice Day
    Armistice Day is commemorated every year on 11 November to mark the armistice signed between the Allies of World War I and Germany at Compiègn