US history week 4 timeline

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  • Eugene v. Debs

    he was a democrat who supported businessmen and laborers. he created the railway workers union, and represented the democratic party for the next 5 ekecttions
  • Jim Crow Laws

    these were important because they lead to segregation and bitter feelings toward / poor treatment of African Americans. they defined a big part of american history.
  • Chinese exclusion act.

    The Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 was the first significant law restricting immigration into the United States. it was passed to settle down workers who were angry over less jobs and who thought the Chinese were taking all of the jobs.
  • Sinking of the Lusitania

    this is important because it was another event that got the US involved in WWII. the Lusitania was a neutral passenger ships that the Germans sunk with their policy of unrestricted submarine warfare.
  • Zimmerman telegram

    this is important because it was one the events that got the Us into WWII. it was a telegram from Germany trying to get mexico to ally with Germany and declare war on the US.
  • sedition act

    The Sedition Act of 1918 was an Act of the United States Congress that extended the Espionage Act of 1917 to cover a broader range of offenses, notably speech and the expression of opinion that cast the government or the war effort in a negative light or interfered with the sale of government bonds.[1] The Sedition Act of 1918 stated that people or countries cannot say negative things about the government or the war.
  • 18th - 21st amendments (1919, 1920, 1933, 1933)

    these amendments were important because they banned the sale and production of intoxicating liquor, protected citizens rights, set specific end dates for terms in office, and repealed the ban on alcohol.
  • immigration act of 1924

    this was passed to stop the flow of immigrants into the US.
  • John Scopes - the monkey trial

    this is important because it is the first time that a trial was publicly broadcasted. it also was an unjust law.
  • red scare

    this was around the time of the cold war. it was when the govt and the people of america were fearing the communists. it was called red scare because of the communist allegiance to a red flag.