Progressive Reforms Timeline

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    Sherman Antitrust act

  • an act of Congress (prohibiting any contract, conspiracy, or combination of business interests in restraint of foreign or interstate trade.

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    national reclamation act

  • a federal law enacted to appropriate the receipts from the sale and disposal of public lands in certain States and Territories to the construction of irrigation works for the reclamation of arid lands.

  • to clarify and increase the authority of the Interstate Commerce Commission over railroads and certain other types of carriers

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  • to remove harmful and misrepresented foods and drugs from the market and regulate the manufacture and sale of drugs and food involved in interstate trade.The Meat Inspection Act of 1906 is a U.S. federal statute. The Act empowers the Department of Agricul

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    Payne Aldrich act

  • the first change in tariff laws since the Dingley Act of 1897

    the first change in tariff laws since the Dingley Act of 1897
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    Mann Elkins

  • strengthened the responsibilities, and authority, of the Interstate Commerce Commission to include the regulation of telephone, telegraph, and cable companies as well as railroad companies.

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    children bureau

  • to improve efforts towards child abuse prevention, foster care, and adoption

  • It empowered Congress to tax incomes from whatever source derived without apportionment among the several States and without regard to any census or enumeration.

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    Underwood Tariff Act and Income Tax and the creation of the federal reserve

  • To return all the rights and profits

  • reduced levies on manufactured goods and to eliminated duties on most raw materials.

  • Prevents unfair competition between commerce as part of the battle to “bust the trusts.”

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    Clayton anti-trust act and the creation of the FEDERAL TRADER COMMISSION

  • Speciefies the cig buisness activities were forbidden

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    womens bureau

  • standards and policies which shall promote the welfare of wage-earning women