The Progressive Era
Federal Government Reform
-federal reserve act
-meat inspection act
-pure food and drug act
-Clayton antitrust act
state/local government reform
Margaret Sanger- She educated the poor urban people and the positive things about family planning.
Booker T. Washington- He founded the Tuskegee Institute, he focused on teaching African Americans how to be educated like the white people during the time. He once was a former slave.
big business regulation
17th-The direct election of senators, instead of a party controlling who wins they let the people vote.
18th-Prohibition, the making and selling of alcohol, helped keep the family together instead of fighting all the time.
19th-Women suffrage, allows women to vote.