Unit 7

Events

First Secret Ballot

1872

WCTU founded

1873

Addams Hull House

1889

Initiative/Referendums

Approx. 1890

proposed by Populists

Socialist Party of America founded

1901

leader Eugene V. Debs

Sherman Anti-Trust Act invoked

1902

by Roosevelt, Antitrust Suit

Roosevelt Corollary

1904

IWW Wobblies founded

1905

Hepburn Act

1906

increased federal gov't power over private companies

Muckrakers

1906

Great White Fleet

1907 - 1909

Ballinger-pinchot dispute

1909

Taft alienated conservationalists and progressivists

Taft's Dollar Diplomacy

1909 - 1913

Taft President

1909 - 1913

NAACP Founded

1909

Triangle Shirtwaist Fire

1911

New Nationalism

1912

Theodore Roosevelt: social justice thru strong federal gov't

Wilson's New Freedom

1912

Federal Reserve Act

1913

Wilson President

1913 - 1921

New Freedom

1913

Wilson: bigness in unfair/ineffecient, raised tariffs to help American farmers

Allies/Central Powers founded

1914

Federal Trade Commissions Act

1914

Clayton Antitrust Bill

1914

Smith-Lever Act

1914

Veracruz Incident

1914

Great Migration

1916 - 1970

Keating Owens Act

1916

First Red Scare

1917 - 1920

Selected Service act

1917

War Industries Board founded

1917

Bolshevik Revolution

1917

Zimmerman telegram

1917

Espionage Act

1917

Wilson's war message

1917

Sedition Act

1918

Wilson's 14 Points

1918

Meuse-Argonne offensive

1918

Liberty Bonds created

1918

Chicago Race Riots

1919

League of Nations founded

1919

18th Amendment

Approx. 1919

result of the temperance movement; alcohol is illegal

19th Amendment

1920

Agricultural Marketing Act

1929

The Great Depression

1929 - 1939

Okies, hoovervilles, bonus army, causes, effects on hispanics, asians, african americans, women, and families

Hawley-Smoot Tariff

1930

Scottsboro Case

1931

Reconstruction Finance Corporation

1932 - 1957

Bonus Army

1932

Roosevelt President

1933 - 1945

Southern Tenant Farmers Union

1934

Popular Front

1935 - 1939

antifascist; left wing, not entirely communist; allies w/ progressivists and even anti-communists

Lincoln Brigade

1936 - 1939