Progressive Movement

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  • Wyoming giving women the right to vote

    Wyoming giving women the right to vote
    Wyoming was the first state to grant women full suffrage.

    1890 NAWSA was created (National American Woman Suffrage Association)
  • Prohibiting Law

    Prohibiting Law
    Illinois passed a law prohibiting child labor, limiting working hours for women, and regulating sweatshop conditions.
  • 1908 Election

    1908 Election
    Taft wins over the Democrat William Jennings Bryan
  • 1910 Taft making a difference

    1910 Taft making a difference
    Taft supported children's bureau.
  • Not so fireproof now

    Not so fireproof now
    On March 25, 1911, about 500 workers, mostly Italian and Jewish girls, were on the job at the Triangle Shirtwaist Company. The company, which occupied the upper floors of a 10-story building in New York City, made tailored women's blouses. In the supposedly fireproof building, a small fire broke out. Feeding on fabric and rubbish, it swelled into an inferno.
  • Federal Reserve Act

    Federal Reserve Act
    Congress passes the Federal reserve Act.
  • Suffrage ends

    Suffrage ends
    In 1918, Congress formally proposed the suffrage amendment. Granting all women the right to vote.
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    First amendment introduced to Congress (1878)

    Bill was not debated till 1887.
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    In 1901 they formed the socialist party of america, by 1912 the party had won more than 1000 city government offices.