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Federal Reserve Act
16th Amendment (income tax) ratified
17th Amendment (direct senator election) ratified
Margaret Sanger organizes New York Birth Control League
Gen. Pershing pursues Poncho Villa in Mexico
Germany resumes unrestricted submarine warfare
U.S. declares war on Germany
War Industrie Board established
Espionage Act passed
Committee on Public Information established
Treaty of Versailles
Red Scare and Palmer raids
Senate rejects U.S. role in League of Nations
18th Amendment (Prohibition) ratified
Over 20 percent of U.S. labor force goes on strike
Schenck v. United States
Race Riots and lynchings throughout U.S.
19th Amendment (women's suffrage) ratified
Sacco and Vanzetti arrested
Harding elected president
First commercial radio broadcast
Teapot Dome scandal
Marcus Garvey claims 6 million followers
Ku Klux Klan claims 5 million members
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