HIST 2123: 1900-1920

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In History
  • Coal Miner Strike 1902

    Coal Miner Strike 1902
    The strike was led by United Mine Workers of America in the anthracite coalfields of eastern Pennsylvania. The issues being protested were low wages, long workdays, and the acceptance of their union. The strike was so great, it endangered winter fuel supplies for big cities.
  • Hay Bunau Varilla Treaty

    Hay Bunau Varilla Treaty
    This treaty between the U.S. and Panama granted exclusive canal rights to the United States in exchange for compensation and a guarantee of protection for the newly founded republic.
  • 18th Amendment

    18th Amendment
    "After one year from the ratification of this article the manufacture, sale, or transportation of intoxicating liquors within, the importation thereof into, or the exportation thereof from the United States and all territory subject to the jurisdiction thereof for beverage purposes is hereby prohibited." The 18th amendment was proposed on December 18, 1917, and ratified on January 16, 1919.
  • Pure Food and Drug Act

    Pure Food and Drug Act
    This act outlawed all interstate transport of corrupt or diluted foods and deliberate mislabeling of food and drugs.
  • Election of 1912

    Election of 1912
    Thee men vied for presidency, Taft, Roosevelt, and Wilson. Wilson criticized big business and big government, promised to enforce antitrust laws without threatening free economic depression. Wilson used the divided Republican party to his advantage to help win the election.
  • Clayton Anti-Trust Act

    Clayton Anti-Trust Act
    This act was part of U.S. antitrust laws with the goal of adding an additional basis to the American antitrust law government. This act attempted to prevent the growth of anti-competitive methods.
  • 19th Amendment

    19th Amendment
    "The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex.
    Congress shall have the power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation." The 19th amendment was ratified on August 18, 1920.
  • 16th Amendment

    16th Amendment
    "The Congress shall have the power to lay and collect taxes on incomes, from whatever source derived, without apportionment among the several States, and without regard to any census or enumeration." The 16th Amendment was passed on July 2, 1909, and ratified February 3, 1913.