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					                        Economic History Timeline
Directions: Identify the event and its significance for each date on the timelines. As a
group, try to state at least one generalization or one trend over time.

Immigration:
    1882      Chinese Exclusion
    1907      Gentlemen’s Agreement with Japan
    1921      Emergency Quota Act
    1924      National Origins Act
    1952      McCarren Security Bill
    1965      Immigration Act
    1986      Immigration Reform and Control Act
    2001      Patriot Act


Business Enterprise in America
    1791 1st BUS
    1816 Clay’s American System
    1828 Tariff Abominations
    1832 BUS Controversy
    Civil War        Lincoln pro-business
    1877 Munn v. Illinois
    1886 Wabash v. Illinois
    1887 ICC
    1890 Sherman Anti-trust Act
    1902 TR Intervention in anthracite coal strike
    1903 Elkins Act
    1906 Hepburn Act and Pure Food and Drug Act
    1913 Federal Reserve Act
    1914 Clayton Anti-trust Act and FCC organized
    1930 Hawley Smoot tariff
    1932 RFC
    1939 Fair Labor Standards Act
    1970s Stagflation
    1980s Reaganomics
    2000 Corporate fraud


Agriculture in American history
    1919 1st black indentured servants at Jamestown
    1793 cotton gin
    1834 McCormick reaper
    1862 Homestead and Morrill Acts
      1867 Grange organized
      1877 Munn v. Illinois
      1878 Bland Allison Act
      1886 Wabash v. Illinois
      1887 Interstate Commerce Act
      1890 Sherman Silver Purchase Act
      1892 Populist organized
      WWI high point of prosperity for American farmers
      1920s falling sales after WWI with resulting depression for farmers including the
       failure of the McNary Haugen Bill
      1833 Agriculture Adjustment Act

Labor in American history
    1869 Knights of labor organized
    1886 Haymarket riot
    1892 Homestead Strike
    1894 Pullman Strike
    1902 Anthracite coal strike
    1914 Clayton Anti-trust Act
    1935 Wagner Act
    1938 Fair Labor Standards Act
    1947 Taft-Hartley Act

				
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