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    Public Service Reform

    Tenure of Office Acts, Pendleton Act, and Hatch Acts were passed in this span. The Pendleton Act made sure office positions were based on merit.
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    Jane Addams

    Jane Addams was a strong advocate of women's rights.
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    H. G. Wells

    H. G. Wells was a major author who considered his political views to be Socialist. He ran as a member of the Labour Party, and was at one point a member of the Fabian Society..
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    Benjamin Franklin Norris, Jr.

    Benjamin Franklin Norris, Jr. was a muckraker who was famous for writing The Octopus, which was published in 1901. It criticized the railroads of California.
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    Antitrust Acts

    A series of antitrust acts were made in this timespan. They prohibit ant-competitive behaviour such as trusts and monopolies, and allow smaller businesses to have a better chance.
  • Theodore Roosevelt Elected President

    Theodore Roosevelt Elected President
    Theodore Roosevelt was elected 26th President of the United States. He was a republican but supported some progressive ideas.
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    Theodore Roosevelt's Presidency

    Span of Theodore Roosevelt's presidency
  • Eugene Debs - IWW

    Eugene Debs - IWW
    Eugene Debs was a union leader and founding member of the Industrial Workers of the World. The IWW was founded on this day.
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    Robert La Follette Senator

    Robert La Follette's term as senator. He was one of the most important senators, and was progressive.
  • Upton Sinclair's _The Jungle_

    Upton Sinclair's _The Jungle_
    The Jungle by Uptin Sinclair published, caused protests which promoted the Meat Inspection and Pure Food and Drug Acts.
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    Charles Evans Hughes

    Charles Evans Hughes's political career. He was a major progressivist figure.
  • 16th Amendment

    16th Amendment
    The 16th Amendment to the Constitution was ratified. It allows Congress to tax without regard to census.
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    Woodrow Wilson presidency

    Woodrow Wilson's term as President of the United States of America. He was an important advocate of women's suffrage.
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    William Jennings Bryan

    The time William Jennings Bryan was Secretary of State. He was a large figure in the liberal party and supported prohibition and peace.
  • 17th Amendment

    17th Amendment
    The 17th Amendment to the Constitution was ratified. This allows senators to be elected by popular vote rather than by state legislature. This is supported by progressivists because it makes the individual more powerful.
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    Senator Hiram Johnson

    Hiram Johnson's term as Senator. He advcated for women's suffrage.
  • Hammer v. Dagenhart

    The Harren v. Dagenhart case was decided. The Keating-Owen Act was outlawed, as it violated the child's right to contract his/her own labor.
  • 18th Amendment

    18th Amendment
    The 18th Amendment to the Constitution was ratified. This put prohibition into effect which made alchohol and other intoxicating consumables illegal. Progressivists would support this because it is reform, and progressivists support reform.
  • 19th Amendment

    19th Amendment
    The 19th Amendment to the Constitution was ratified. This pevents anyone from being denied the right to vote because of their gender. Progressivists support this because they believe in equality and reform, which this would cause.
  • Federal Corrupt Practices Act

    The Federal Corrupt Practices Act was revised finally.
  • Labor Management Reporting and Disclosure Act

    The Labor Management Reporting and Disclosure Act was passed.