Sherman Antitrust Act
Clayton Antitrust Act
Interstate Commerce Act
Demanded reform at all levels of government
Encouraged involvement in international affairs
Tried to introduce a parliamentary system of government
Emphasized only the needs of farmers
Made liquor illegal
Enforced racial segregation
Restricted immigration to the United States
Protected the environment
Blacks should fight against whites to gain their rightful position in society.
Blacks should focus on learning useful skills and be patient and law-abiding.
Social Darwinism is needed to keep businesses moving.
Social Darwinism should be regulated by the government.
Meat inspection and pure food and drugs.
Conservation of natural resources
Monkeys, tigers, and lions
criticizing the government’s social welfare policies
Advancing the cause of socialism
Exposing social conditions in need of reform
Publicizing constitutional issues relating to minority rights
Challenge the existence of segregation
Preserve their own identity rather than blend into white society
Follow the leadership of a “talented tenth” of blacks.
Realistically adjust and accommodate to living in a white dominated society.
Reduce imports from foreign nations
Eliminate unfair business practices
Increase the power of local governments
Reduce the power of labor unions
Munn v. Illinois
Plessy v. Ferguson
Gibbons v. Ogden
Brown v. Board of Educatoin.
They are better workers
They possess valuable skills
They assimilate into society
They take jobs away from Americans