Unit 4 Timeline

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    Reconstruction Era

    Following the end of the Civil War, the Reconstruction Amendments (13th Amendment to the 15th Amendment) were put into effect.
  • 13th Amendment

    13th Amendment
    The 13th Amendment stated that slavery would be abolished in the United States, and shall not exist furthermore.
  • 14th Amendment

    14th Amendment
    Section 1 of 14th Amendment states that any person born or naturalized into the United States is a citizen of America.
  • 15th Amendment

    15th Amendment
    The 15th Amendment makes suffrage for any male of color eligible to vote from there on.
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    New rise in Immigration

    During this time period, a new wave of immigrants of various nationalities traveled to America, creating a new influx in population until the start of World War I in 1917.
  • New establishments and new conflicts ahead/ Progressive Era Prologue

    New establishments and new conflicts ahead/ Progressive Era Prologue
    As populations became more denser in cities, it led to a vast amount of establishments in high rise skylines. But, it also led to a new age of problematic aspects and social problems such as sanitary problems, crimes, and fear of monopolistic markets.
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    Progressive Era

    Following after the development of cities led to new problems to deal with that started to harm society and the nation. Child labor, robber barons, pollution, racism, poor conditions in factories, monopolies, suffrage for women were some main issues to name during this era that were to be recognized.
  • 17th Amendment

    17th Amendment
    The 17th Amendment was prior to allowing citizens to vote directly to the Senators, and are now voted by a six-year term by popular vote.
  • 16th Amendment

    16th Amendment
    The 16th Amendment dealt with taxes, and the primary source of revenue and income for the government.
  • 18th Amendment

    18th Amendment
    The 18th Amendment calls upon the social problems consisting the use of alcohol, and the prohibition on alcohol use and any exportation of it in the United States.
  • 19th Amendment

    19th Amendment
    The 19th Amendment helped expose women's voices through allowing women to vote, and not denying what sex can vote.