8 terms

16-19 Amendments and other important information

16th amendment
Amendment to the United States Constitution (1913) gave Congress the power to tax income.
17th amendment
Passed in 1913, this amendment to the Constitution calls for the direct election of senators by the voters instead of their election by state legislatures.
18th amendment
Prohibited the manufacture, sale, and distribution of alcoholic beverages
19th amendment
Amendment to the U.S. Constitution (1920) extended the right to vote to women in federal or state elections.
Sherman Antitrust Act
First federal action against monopolies, it was signed into law by Harrison and was extensively used by Theodore Roosevelt for trust-busting. However, it was initially misused against labor unions
First trust broken by Sherman Antitrust Act
Northern Securities
What trust was trying to be broken?
Rockefeller, Standard Oil Trust
The Square Deal
everyone from farmers to consumers to workers and owners should have the same change to succeed