1918-1928 Key events

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18th Amendment, 1919
prohibited the manufacturing, transportation + sale of alcohol
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19th Amendment, 1920
Women able to vote
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Budget & Accounting Act, 1921
provide national budget system + independent audit of govt accounts
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Emergency Immigration Act, 1921
restricted immigration into US to 357,000 a year
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Sheppard Towner Act, 1921
promotion of welfare and hygiene of maternity and infancy
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Emergency Tariff Act, 1921
provide protection for american farmers - tax on foreign goods
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Fordney-McCumber Act, 1922
raised American tariffs on imported goods
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Agriculture Credits Act, 1923
provide credits and loans specifically for farmers
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'Monkey Trial', 1925
trial of high school teacher accused of teaching evolution rather than teachings of Bible
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Execution of Sacco & Venzetti, 1927
executed for political beliefs and ethnic background - Italian anarchists
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19th Amendment, 1920

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Women able to vote

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Budget & Accounting Act, 1921

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Emergency Immigration Act, 1921

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Sheppard Towner Act, 1921

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