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Susan B. Anthony

1890

led the the woman suffrage to the right to vote and made the NWSA until later on united with another group called the National American Woman Suffrage Association (NAWSA)

Florence Kelly

1893

passed the Illinois Factory Act

NACW

1896

A group for colored women

Theodore Roosevelt

1901

won the election and Citing federal rsponsibility for the national welfare

Conservation

1902

some wilderness areas would be preserved while others would be developed for the common good

Square Deal

1903

used to describe the various progressive reform sponsored by the Roosevelt administration

Robert M. La Follette

1906

Was enter to the senate and tried to take out the Railroad industry

Pure Food and Drug Act

1906

halted the sale of contaminated foods and medicines and called for truth in labeling

Muckrakers

1906

Upton Sinclair wrote a book about the meat industries to show how bad it is and soon helped passed the meat imprecation act in 1906

William Howard Taft

1908

Won the election and had Roosevelt blessing

Gifford Pinchot

1909

head of the U.S Forest Service until leaving pressure from business people who favored unrestricted commercial evelopment

NAACP

1909

Number of African Americans joined with prominent white reformers in New York

Payne Aldrich Tariff

1909

compromises that only moderated the high rates of the Aldrich Bill

Woodrow Wilson

1912

Won the presidential Election and was going to break up trusts and to expand the governments role in social reform

Bull Moose Party

1912

it called for the direct election of senators and the adoption in all states of the initiative, referendum, and recall

17th Amendment

1913

the election of senators

Federal Trade Commission

1914

given the power to investigate possible violations of regulatory statutes, to require periodic reports from corporations, and to put an end to a number of unfair business practices

Clayton Antitrust Act

1914

Prohibited corporations from acquiring the stock of another if doing so would crate a monopoly

Alice Paul

1917

broke off from the NAWSA when Carrie Chapman accused her of stealing

18th Amendment

1919

Banned Alcoholic beverages and starts prohibition

19th Amendment

1920

Granting women the right to vote

Federal Reserve Sytem

1923

Got around 70 percent of the nations banking resource