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Events and Laws

Progressive Era The period from 1890-1918 where reformers known as progressives pushed to fix the problems caused by industrialization and urbanization.
16th Amendment Amendment that created an income tax
17th Amendment Amendment that allowed direct election of senators
18th Amendment Created Prohibition; amendment banned the manufacturing, sale, consumption and distribution of alcohol
19th Amendment Amendment that gave women the right to vote
Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire 145 women and girls died in the fire at the garment factory
Manss-Elkin Act Helped to regulate telephone and telegraph communication.
Sherman Anti-Trust This law outlawed monopolies but was not very effective because it was hard to enforce.
Clayton Anti-Trust Act Gave the federal government more power to investigate and prosecute monopolies.
Square Deal President Roosevelt's progressive reforms
Pure Food and Drug Administration Roosevelt developed in response to Upton Sinclair's The Jungle about the unsafe/unsanitary conditions in the meat industry
Meat Inspection Act Roosevelt developed in response to Upton Sinclair's The Jungle about the unsafe/unsanitary conditions in the meat industry
Bureau of Corporations President Roosevelt investigated monopolies and trusts through the creation of this organization
Children's Bureau President Taft developed to investigate and end the use of child labor.
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