Changing times By milleras Nov 17, 1880 19th President President Hayes tried to improve trade connections with the East. May 1, 1886 Grover Cleveland Unions push for 8 hour work days. Nov 18, 1903 The Panama Canal The purchase of the panama canal. Mar 25, 1911 Manhattan fire The need for safe fireproof working environments. Jan 8, 1918 Fourteen Points A composed list of important factors and to bring peace was never ratified becuase of no compromises. Oct 29, 1929 The Great Depression The reasons behind the depression. Aug 14, 1935 Dwight D. Eishenhower Help for the elderly and unemployed. Jul 20, 1969 Moon landing A world outside of our own Sep 11, 2001 Terrorist Hi-jack Thousands of people killed due to this awful tradegy by 4 commercial jets. May 19, 2010 oil spill issues an oil spill hit the gulf of mexico now possibly hitting else where.