10 Events that grew America's Government

  • Fugitive Slave Act

    Declared that all runaway slaves would be brought back to their master.
  • Marbury v Madison

  • Emancipation Proclamation

    Lincoln issued theEmancipation
    Proclamation, freeing slaves
  • Sherman Antitrust Act

    It prohibits certain business activities that reduce competition and requires the United States federal government to investigate and pursue trusts, and organizations suspected of being in violation.
  • Stockmarket Crashes

    Began the Great Depression
  • The New Deal

    The New Deal was a series of economic programs implemented in the U.S. to build up finaces after the Depression.
  • Attack on Pearl Harbor

    The Japanesse attacked Pearl Harbor during WWII
  • Civil Rights Movement

    Start of the Civil Rights Movement
  • Stock Market Crash/Black Monday

    In finance, Black Monday refers to Monday October 19, 1987, when stock markets around the world crashed, shedding a huge value in a very short time.
  • Healthcare Reform

    Healthcare reform made by Obama births the "tea party"