1890-1945

Events

Annexation of the Philippines, Puerto Rico, and Guam

December 10 1898

Start of Panama Canal construction

May 4 1904

Major industry changes by Ford

1914

Federal Trade Commission Act

September 26 1914

US enters WWI

April 6 1917

Treaty of Verailles

June 28 1919

Nineteenth Amendment ratified

August 18 1920

Wall Street Crash of 1929

1929

Social Security Act

August 15 1935

Japan formally surrenders

August 14 1945