Progressive Era Legislation
Terms in this set (14)
National Reclamation Act (1902)
Provided for federal irrigation projects by using money from the sale of public lands
Elkins Act (1903)
Imposed fines on railroads that gave special rates to favored shippers.
Hepburn Act (1906)
Authorized the federal government to regulate railroad rates and set maximum prices for ferries, bridge tolls, and oil pipelines.
Meat inspection Act (1906)
Allowed the federal government to inspect meat sold across state lines and required inspections of meat processing plants
Sherman Antitrust Act (1890)
Outlawed monopolies and practices that restrained trade, such as price fixing
Pure Food and Drug act (1906)
Allowed federal inspection of food and medicine and banned the shipment and sale of impure food and the mislabeling of food and medicine.
Sixteenth Amendment (1913)
gave congress the power to collect taxes on people's income.
Seventeenth Amendment (1913)
instituted the direct election of senators by the people of each state.
Underwood Tariff Act (1913)
lowered tariffs on imported goods and established a graduated income tax.
Federal Reserve Act (1913)
created the Federal Reserve Board to oversee banks and manage reserve funds
Federal Trade Commission Act (1914)
Established the Federal Trace commission to monitor business practice, false advertising, and dishonest labeling.
Clayton Antitrust Act (1914)
Strengthened the Sherman Anti-trust act by selling out specific activities businesses could not do.
Eighteenth Amendment (1919)
Banned the making, selling, and transporting of alcoholic beverages in the US
Nineteenth Amendment (1920)
gave women the right to vote in all elections
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