Unit 7 part 2

Timeline created by Adnanzm
  • woman's christian temperance union

    woman's christian temperance union
    Used the Purity of Women to advocate for prohibition
  • Interstate commerce Act

    Interstate commerce Act
    The act prohibited all Monopolies of the Railroads.
  • Sherman antitrust act

    Sherman antitrust act
    First attempt by congress to prohibit monopolies
  • Ida.B.Wells

    An African American writer that published statistics about lynching
  • national american woman suffrage association

    national american woman suffrage association
    A women's suffrage group
  • How the other half lives

    How the other half lives
    A book written by Jacob Riis, it told the public about the lives of immigrants that live in tennements
  • Eugene V. Debs

    Eugene V. Debs
    Head of the American Railway union and Director of the Pullman strike, he and his associates were arrested because they ignored the court when they were told to stop striking
  • Anti-Saloon League

    Anti-Saloon League
    The first political action group to force the prohibition issue to the forefront of state
  • John Dewey

    John Dewey
    Father of progressive education,
  • Margaret Sanger

    Margaret Sanger
    Leader of the movement to legalize birth control
  • Square deal policy

    Square deal policy
    Roosevelt's plan for all Americans to have equal oppertunity
  • Robert la Follette

    Robert la Follette
    A progressive Wisconsin governor who challenged machine politics
  • Anthracite coal strike

    Anthracite coal strike
    A strike in 1902 in which workers demanded for a 20% pay increase, and a nine hour work day
  • Lincoln Steffens

    Lincoln Steffens
    Launched a series of articles called "The Shame of the Cities"
  • elkins act

    elkins act
    The Elkins act allowed the authorization of interstate commerce
  • Department of commerce and labor

    Department of commerce and labor
    Created by Theodore Roosevelt due to the antagonism between capital and labor
  • Northern Securities Antitrust case

    Northern Securities Antitrust case
    The federal Government used the Sherman antitrust to dissolve the Northern Securities Company
  • Pure food and drug act

    Pure food and drug act
    Forbade the manufacturing, sale, and transportation of mislabeled food items.
  • Meat inspection act

    Meat inspection act
    Set strict standards for the meatpacking industry
  • The Jungle

    The Jungle
    A book written by Upton Sinclair, exposed the conditions of the food-packing industry
  • triangle shirtwaist fire

    triangle shirtwaist fire
    An industrial disaster in NY that killed 146 workers
  • Progressive (Bull Moose) Party

    Progressive (Bull Moose) Party
    The Republicans were split in the 1912 election so Roosevelt made the Progressive party, although he lost, he got more third party votes than every before
  • 17th Amendment

    17th Amendment
    Allowed the election of U.S. senator
  • Underwood Tariff

    Underwood Tariff
    Re-Imposed the federal income tax after the 16th amendment was ratified
  • Federal Reserve act

    Federal Reserve act
    Created a central banking system
  • Clayton Antitrust act

    Clayton Antitrust act
    This act lengthened the Sherman Antitrust act's enforcements
  • Federal trade commission

    Federal trade commission
    Prevented unfair business to preserve competion
  • Keating-Owen Child Labor Act

    Keating-Owen Child Labor Act
    Ended child labor
  • 18th Amendment

    18th Amendment
    Prohibited the manufacturing, sale and distribution of Alcohol
  • 19th Amendment

    19th Amendment
    Allowed Women the right to vote
  • Ida Tarbell

    Ida Tarbell
    Ida Tarbell was important because she published the history of standard oil