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World War I, the Twenties, and Economic Collapse (1912-1929)

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1912
Wilson elected president
1913
Underwood Tariff
Federal Reserve Act
16th Amendment (income tax) ratified
17th Amendment (direct senator election) ratified
1914
Clayton Antitrust Act
Panama Canal Opens
World War I begins
1915
Germans sink Lusitania
1916
Margaret Sanger organizes New York Birth Control League
Gen. Pershing pursues Poncho Villa in Mexico
1917
Germany resumes unrestricted submarine warfare
U.S. declares war on Germany
War Industrie Board established
Espionage Act passed
Russian Revolution
Committee on Public Information established
1918
Wilson proposes Fourteen Points
Armistice ends war
U.S. troops intervene in Russia
1919
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.
1920
19th Amendment (women's suffrage) ratified
Sacco and Vanzetti arrested
Harding elected president
First commercial radio broadcast
1921
Washington Naval Conference
Emergency Quota Act restricts immigration
1923
Teapot Dome scandal
Marcus Garvey claims 6 million followers
Ku Klux Klan claims 5 million members
1924
National Origins Act sets 2 percent quotas for immigration
1925
Scopes Tennessee evolution trial
Model T Ford drops to cost of $290 (three months' wages)
1927
Lindbergh's solo flight across the Atlantic
Sacco and Vanzetti executed
1928
Hoover elected president
Fifty-two nations sign Kellogg-Briand Pact renouncing war
1929
Stock Market crashes in October