August 4 The is established. Much of the heartland of the Confederacy was physically destroyed, and could no longer provide desperately needed food, horses, mules, wagons, boots or munitions to its combat armies. A decision in established the public regulation of utilities. Citing the failure of the recent interventions, but also contrasting that with non-intervention in Syria, the speaker did a good job of presenting both sides of the argument. His government, following the vigorous leadership of , assumed the debts of the states the debt holders received federal bonds , created the to stabilize the financial system, and set up a uniform system of tariffs taxes on imports and other taxes to pay off the debt and provide a financial infrastructure. The Act also calls for ship captains to submit demographic information on passengers, creating the first federal records on the ethnic composition of immigrants to the United States.
New York: Greenwood Press, 1988. August 4 : The bodies of three missing civil rights activists, working to register voters as a part of , were found near. May 29 Virginia's adopted the , which claimed that under English law Virginians could be taxed only by an assembly to which they had elected representatives. Journal of Women's History, 1 3 : 231-243. As a result, the United States receives the majority of advantages conferred by these country's vast oil supplies. November 25 After the resignation of , revealed that the profits from the U.
September 25 : A expedition sent to capture was intercepted. December 31 : A force suffered high casualties in a failed attack on. Many immigrants were craftsmen especially from Britain and Germany bringing human skills, and others were farmers especially from Germany and Scandinavia who purchased inexpensive land on the Prairies from railroads who sent agents to Europe. November 28 The was signed. Within this area, societies participated in a high degree of exchange; most activity was conducted along the waterways that served as their major transportation routes. On July 4, 1776 they adopted the and this date is celebrated as the nation's birthday. For years African Americans would struggle with violence against them but would achieve great steps toward equality with Supreme Court decisions, including and , the , the , and the , which ended the that legalized between whites and blacks.
November 26 The was first offered for sale. Included in the collection are the missionaries' diaries of daily events, references to physical conditions and letters dealing with personal matters and problems. Second Continental Congress: The Congress established the of the effective 1 January 1776. September 26 The first ever general election debate between presidential candidates was held between Democratic nominee and Republican nominee. This provision increased the political power of southern representatives in Congress, especially as slavery was extended into the Deep South through removal of Native Americans and transportation of slaves by an extensive domestic trade. Declaration of Independence The is one of the most important documents in the history of the United States. September 15 The took place.
The news of gold brought some 300,000 people to California from the rest of the United States and abroad. April 18 : The U. They split over the choice of a successor to President , and the party faction that supported many of the old Jeffersonian principles, led by and , became the Democratic Party. November 4 : President Calvin Coolidge defeated former and. Notable Americans of Dutch descent include , , , and the.
March 8 The held in a decision in that a pro rata stock dividend that does not increase one's ownership in a company cannot be considered taxable income under the. If the course of engagement that the U. The struggle for women's suffrage and other rights was truly galvanized in 1848, but was put on hold during the Civil War and completely ignored by the Constitutional amendments following the war. November 18 animated feature , featuring Mickey Mouse, opened. October 14—27 : A nuclear confrontation took place between the United States and the Soviet Union. The United States and the Origins of the Cold War, 1941—1947. He was succeeded as King of by.
September 16 The took place. Most importantly, women were unable to vote. January 21 A grand jury found former State Department official and President of the guilty on two counts of perjury in connection with charges that he was a Soviet spy. Large numbers moved into camps run by the , where they were given food, shelter, medical care, and arrangements for their employment were made. In terms of political values, the Americans were largely united on a concept called , that rejected aristocracy and emphasized civic duty and a fear of corruption. Encouraged by the notion of , U. The issue of slavery in the new territories was seemingly settled by the , brokered by Whig and Democrat ; the Compromise included the admission of California as a in exchange for no federal restrictions on slavery placed on Utah or New Mexico.
Trade between China and Europe was not as robust as it was between the Arab world and Europe because of the lack of demand in China for European products other than silver. The second grew rapidly in 1922—25, then collapsed. Prices and wages were controlled, and Americans saved a high portion of their incomes, which led to renewed growth after the war instead of a return to depression. The was founded 1893 was inaugurated President for a second term. Including 2000, the Democrats outpolled the Republicans in the national vote in every election from 1992 to 2016, except for 2004. A decision in reversed a decision in and affirmed that property rights can be overridden by public need. December 17 The was signed into law.