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TIMELINE

Date Action
1887 Acquisation of Pearl Harbour as a naval base
1890 Sherman Anti Trust Act
Silver Purchase Act
McKinley Tariff
1892 Cleveland elected President
Steelworkers Strike
1894 Pullman Strike
March of the u/e
1896 McKinley elected President
1898 Spanish American War ­est control over Cuba and Phillipines
Annexation…

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14 Points drawn up
Lever Act (state control over coal industry)
Espionage Act (prohibited any attempt to interfere with military operations)
1918 WWI ends
Sedition Act (prohibited language against US govt)
1919 Volstead Act and Eighteenth Amendment ­ introduction of Prohibition.
Wilson goes to the Paris Peace Conference

1920 Harding…

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Al Capone imprisoned
1932 Johnson Act
Federal Home Loan Bank Act
Reconstuction Finance Corporation set up
Emerency Relief and Construction Act
Bonus March on Washington
Roosevelt elected President (reelected in 36,40 and 44)
1933 Abolition of Prohibition
London Economic Conference (US did not attend)
Montevideo Conference
March Roosevelt inaugurated ­…

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US gunboat Panay sunk
Ludlow Amendment (shows strength of isolationism)
July Bankhead-Jones Farm Tenant Act
September Wagner- Steagall National Housing Act
1938
February 2nd AAA- Agricultural Adjustment Act
June Fair Labor Standards Act
1939 Executive Office of the President created
Outbreak of WWII in Europe
Beginning of US research into…

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