Progressive Era

Timeline created by TommyMegie
  • Women’s Right Convention in Seneca Falls

    They discussed the social, civil, and religious conditions and rights of woman.
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    Jim Crow Era

    An era where they segregated black people in the U.S
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    Progressive Era

    A span in America where many groups sought to bring positive changes and progress to society
  • Booker T. Washington publishes “Up From Slavery”

    This is BTW’s autobiography
  • Theodore Roosevelt becomes President

    He became president because President William McKinley died.
  • W.E.B DuBois established the Niagara Movement

    It called for full civil liberties, an end to discrimination, and a recognition of brotherhood.
  • Publication of the Jungle

    The subject was to expose the appalling work conditions in the meat-packing industry. It led to the new federal food safety laws.
  • Passage of the Meat Inspection Act

    It improved the standard of food safety and meat. It did exactly what it says.
  • Creation of the Food and Drug Administration

    They tested foods and drug before other people had access to it.
  • 16th amendment ratified

    It established Congress’s right to impose a federal income tax
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    William Howard Taft’s Presidency

    He defeated William Jennings Bryan in the election of 1908.
  • Triangle Shirtwaist Company

    The deadliest industrial disaster in the history of Manhattan and one of the deadliest in the US. It led to the increase in factory safety standards.
  • 17th amendment ratified

    It allowed voters to cast direct votes for U.S. Senators.
  • Woodrow Wilson elected president

    He defeated Taft in the election of 1912.
  • The Federal Reserve Act established

    The federal reserve is the central banking system of the U.S,
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    World War 1

  • 18th Amendment ratified

    It prohibited the “manufacture, sale, or transportation of intoxicating liquors for beverage purposes.”
  • 19th Amendment Ratified

    It granted women the right to vote.
  • Ratification of the 19th Amendment

    It granted women the right to vote. It became a centerpiece of the women’s rights movement.
  • First National Election All American Women Could Vote