1900-1920

Timeline created by Nise.Olawale
In History
  • Pure Food and Drug Act

    Act that regulated the manufacture and sale of drugs and food in order to prevent the sale of false drugs and food.
  • Meat Inspection Act

    Act that makes it illegal for meat products to be mislabeled and sold, and to ensure meat products are slaughter in a sanitary place and process.
  • National Defense Act

    Established a states' militias more under federal control and gave the president authority, in case of war or national emergency, to mobilize the National Guard in case of any emergency.
  • Selective Service Act

    The United States established a draft, where it required all men from the ages of 21 to 30,to join as soldiers in World War I, even immigrants and African Americans.
  • Espionage and Sedition Act

    The sedition act, enacted during World War I, made it a crime to print, write, or publish any or abusive language or criticism about the form of the United States government
  • The 18th Amendment

    The Banning of the manufacturing, selling and consumption of Alcohol in the United States
  • Treaty of Versailles

    Treaty which ended World War I, held Germany responsible for starting the war and also made Germany pay for the massive reparations payments.
  • The 19th Amendment

    The passing of the 19th amendment gave the right for all United States citizens have the right to vote no matter their sex, which meant women now had the right to vote.
  • The League of Nations

    Although the United States did not join the League of Nations, the League of Nations was proposed and encouraged by President Woodrow Wilson.The League of Nations was made after World War I, and was an international peacekeeping organization.