Progressive TImeline

  • Tuskegee Institute

    Tuskegee Institute
    Tuskegee Institute was founded on July 4, 1881, but the idea for a school for African Americans in the city of Tuskegee actually began two years prior.
  • Booker T Washington

    Booker T Washington
    founding, and the ensuing leadership, of the Tuskegee Normal School for Colored Youth
  • Chinese Exclusion Act

    Chinese Exclusion Act
    The Act signed By Chester A. Arthur prohibiting all immigration of Chinese Laborers.
  • Jim Crow Laws

    Jim Crow Laws
    Jim Crow laws were any state or local laws that enforced or legalized racial segregation. These
    laws lasted for almost 100 years, from the post-Civil War era until around 1968, and they're main
    the purpose was to legalize the marginalization of African Americans.
  • Interstate Commerce Act

    Interstate Commerce Act
    Giving Congress the right to regulating railroad rates
  • Sherman Antitrust Act

    Sherman Antitrust Act
    The Sherman Act outlaws any and every contract.combination, or conspiracy in restraint of trade and any monopolization, or conspiracy or combination to monpolize.
  • Jane Addams Hull House

    Jane Addams Hull House
    The goal of this house was to educate women to share all kinds of knowledge, from basic skills of arts and literature with poorer people in the neighborhood
  • Plessy vs Fergerson

    Plessy vs Fergerson
    Plessy v. Ferguson was a landmark 1896 U.S. Supreme Court decision that upheld the constitutionality of racial segregation under the “separate but equal” doctrine
  • McKinley Assassinated

    McKinley Assassinated
    Leon Czologoz is executed in the electric chair at Auburn Prison in New York. Czolgosz had shot McKinley on September 6, 1901
  • Coal Miner Strike

    Coal Miner Strike
    President Theodore Roosevelt attempted to persuade the union to end the strike with a promise that he would create a commission to study the causes of the strike and propose a solution, which Roosevelt promised to support with all authority of his office
  • IDA Tarbell-The History of Standard Oil

    IDA Tarbell-The History of Standard Oil
    John D Rockefeller and Henry Flager as a corporation in Ohio, it was the largest oil refiner in the world at its height, its history as one of the world's first and largest multinational corporations ended in 1911 When US Supreme Court ruled that Standard Oil was an illegal Monopoly.
  • Niagara Movement

    Niagara Movement
    The Niagara Movement is an organization of black intellectuals that was led by W.E,D Du Bois, called for full political, civil, and social rights for African Americans.
  • The Jungle Published

    The Jungle Published
    is a 1906 novel by the American journalist and novelist Upton Sinclair.
  • Muckraker

    A muckraker was any group of American writers identified with pre-World War 1 reform and exposing writing.
  • Federal Meat Inspection Act

    Federal Meat Inspection Act
    it prohibited the sale of adulterated or misbranded livestock and derived products as food and ensured sanitary slaughtering and processing of the livestock
  • Roosevelt-Antiquities Act

    Roosevelt-Antiquities Act
    was the first American Law to provide general protection for any general kind of cultural or natural process.
  • Food And Drug Act

    Food And Drug Act
    The Pure Food and Drug Act of 1906 was the first of a series of significant consumer protection laws which was enacted by Congress in the 20th century and led to the creation of the Food and Drug Administration
  • Muller Vs Oregon

    Muller Vs Oregon
    it was a U.S. Supreme Court case where the court considered whether a state could limit the number of hours women could work while not also limiting the hours of a men
  • NAACP formed

    NAACP formed
    The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a civil rights organization in the United States.
  • Taft Wins

    Taft Wins
    Taft Carried 23% of the national vote and won two states, Vermont and Utah, He was the first Republican to lose the Northern States.
  • W.E.B. Dubois

    W.E.B. Dubois
    was an African sociologist, socialist, historian, civil rights activist Pan-Africanist, author, writer, and editor
  • Urban League

    Urban League
    The Urban League is a nonpartisan historic civil rights organization based in New York City that advocates on behalf of economic and social justice for African Americans and against racial discrimination in the United States.
  • Triangle Shirtwaist Fire

    Triangle Shirtwaist Fire
    was the deadliest industrial disaster in the history of the city, and one of the deadliest in U.S history.
  • Wilson Asks For War

    Wilson Asks For War
    President Woodrow Wilson asks Congress to send US Troops into battle against Germany in World War 1.
  • 16 Amendment

    16 Amendment
    Congress has the power to lay and collect taxes on income from whatever source derived, without apportionment among the several States, and without regard to any census or enumeration.
  • Department of Labor Established

    Department of Labor Established
    The United States Department of Labor is a cabinet-level department of the U.S federal government, responsible for occupational safety and health, wage and hour standards,unemployment benefits, reemployment services, and occasionally, economic statistics.
  • Wilson Elected

    Wilson Elected
    Wilson defeated incumbent Republican William Howard Taft and third-party nominee Theodore Roosevelt to easily win the 1912 United States presidential election, becoming the first Southerner to do so since 1848.
  • Teddy Roosevelts-Square Deal

    Teddy Roosevelts-Square Deal
    Theodore Rosevelt's domestic program, which reflected his three major goals: conservation of natural resources, control of corporations, and consumer protection.
  • 17th Amendment

    17th Amendment
    gives people the right to vote for their senators instead of the state legislature
  • Federal Reserve Act

    Federal Reserve Act
    was implemented to establish economic stability in the U.S. by introducing a central bank to oversee monetary policy.
  • Underwood-Simmons Tariff

    Underwood-Simmons Tariff
    The Revenue Act of 1913, also known as the Underwood Tariff or the Underwood-Simmons Act, re-established a federal income tax in the United States and substantially lowered tariff rates
  • Federal Trade Commission Act

    Federal Trade Commission  Act
    The Federal Trade Commission Act of 1914 established the Federal Trade Commission.
  • Clayton Antitrust Act

    Clayton Antitrust Act
    Clayton Antitrust Act was to stop and prevent unfair methods of competition,
  • Federal Trade Commission

    Federal Trade Commission
    The Federal Trade Commission is an independent agency of the United States government whose principal mission is the enforcement of civil U.S. antitrust law and the promotion of consumer protection
  • The Birth of a Nation (1915)

    The Birth of a Nation (1915)
    The birth of a nation represents racism
  • Lusitania sunk

    Lusitania sunk
    The RMS Lusitania was a UK-registered Ocean liner that was torpedoed by an Imperial German Navy U-boat during the First World War on 7 May 1915
  • Rise of KKK (early 20 century)

    Rise of KKK (early 20 century)
    in 1915 Colonial William Joseph Simmons, revived the KKK After Seeing D.W. Griffith's Film Birth of A Nation, which portrayed the Klansmen as great heroes
  • Zimmerman Telegram

    Zimmerman Telegram
    The Zimmerman Telegram(or Zimmerman Note or Zimmerman Cable) was a secret diplomatic communication issued for the German Foreign Office in January 1917
  • Espionage Act

    Espionage Act
    prohibited obtaining information, recording pictures, or copying descriptions of any information relating to the national defense with intent or reason to believe that the information may be used for the injury of the United States or to the advantage of any foreign nation.
  • 18th Amendment

    18th Amendment
    The Eighteenth Amendment of the United States Constitution established the prohibition of alcohol in the United States.
  • Wilson-Fourteen Points

    Wilson-Fourteen Points
    outlining his vision for ending World War I in a way that would prevent such a conflagration from occurring again.
  • Sedition Act

    Sedition Act
    The Sedition Act is permitting the deportation, fine, or imprisonment of anyone deemed a threat or publishing “false, scandalous, or malicious writing” against the government of the United States. .
  • Hammer v. Dagenhart

    Hammer v. Dagenhart
    Hammer v Dagenhart was a United States Supreme Court decision in which the Court struck down a federal law regulating child labor.
  • Armistice Day

    Armistice Day
    Armistice Day was to commemorate the armistice agreement that ended the First World War on Monday, November 11, 1918, at 11 a.m.
  • Trench Warfare

    Trench Warfare
    is a type of combat in which the opposing sides attack, counterattack, and defend from relatively permanent systems of trenches dug into the ground.
  • Versailles Peace Conference

    Versailles Peace Conference
    The meeting was called to get the peace after World War 1
  • Treaty of Versailles to Senate

    Treaty of Versailles to Senate
    This is when the president personally delivered the treaty to the senate,
  • Wilson Stroke

    Wilson Stroke
    Wilson had intended to seek a third term in office but suffered a severe stroke in October 1919 that left him incapacitated. His wife and his doctor controlled Wilson, and no significant decisions were made.
  • League of nations

    League of nations
    The League of Nations was an international organization, headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, created after the First World War to provide a forum for resolving international disputes.
  • 19th Amendment

    19th Amendment
    The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any state on account of sex.