1900-1920

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In History
  • Platt Anendment

    Platt Amendment was signed into law by President William McKinley. The amendment defined the terms of Cuban–U.S. relations to essentially be an unequal one of U.S. dominance over Cuba.
  • Hay-Pauncefote Treaty

    Hay-Pauncefote Treaty
    The Hay–Pauncefote Treaty is signed by the United States and Great Britain for the legal preliminary of the U.S. to build the Panama Canal.
  • Hay-Bunau-Varilla Treaty

    Hay–Bunau-Varilla Treaty was signed by the United States and Panama. It established the Panama Canal Zone and the subsequent construction of the Panama Canal.
  • Pure Food and Drug Act

    The Pure Food and Drug Act of 1906 was the first of a series of significant consumer protection laws.
  • Federal Reserve Act

    Federal Reserve Act
    Its long title was an act to provide for the establishment of Federal reserve banks, to furnish an elastic currency, to afford means of rediscounting commercial paper, to establish a more effective supervision of banking in the United States, and for other purposes.
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    World War I

    Global war originating in Europe.
  • Territory of Virgin Islands

    Territory of Virgin Islands
    Treaty of the Danish West Indies was signed and Virgin Islands were were sold to the United States.
  • Declaration of World War I

    Declaration of World War I
    The U.S. declared war on Germany and entered World War I.
  • Fourteen Points

    The Fourteen Points was a statement of principles for peace that was to be used for peace negotiations in order to end World War I.
  • Treaty of Versailles

    The Treaty of Versailles was the most important of the peace treaties that brought World War I to an end. It was signed in Versailles, France. It required Germany to disarm, make ample territorial concessions, and pay reparations to certain countries that had formed the Entente powers.