83rd Congress (Jan 3, 1953 - Jan 3, 1955)

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  • 1st Session of the 83rd Congress

    1st Session of the 83rd Congress
    This is the date that the first session began.
  • Political Make-up of the Senate

    Political Make-up of the Senate
    This chart gives the percentage of each political party in the Senate during the 83rd Congress
  • Political Make-up of the House of Representatives

    Political Make-up of  the House of Representatives
    This chart shows the political make up of the House of Representatives. 221 Republicans, 213 Democrats, 1 Independent
  • Dwight Eisenhower became President

    Dwight Eisenhower became President
    After being a five star general in World War II, Dwight Eisenhower was elected president.
  • The Small Business Act was passed as a law.

    The Small Business Act was passed as a law.
    The Small Business Administration (SBA) is a United States government agency that provides support to entrepreneurs and small businesses.SBA loans are made through banks, credit unions and other lenders who partner with the SBA. The SBA provides a government-backed guarantee on part of the loan. Under the Recovery Act and the Small Business Jobs Act, SBA loans were enhanced to provide up to a 90 percent guarantee in order to strengthen access to capital for small businesses after credit froze in
  • End of the 1st session of the 83rd United States Congress

    End of the 1st session of the 83rd United States Congress
    This is the date that the 1st Session ended.
  • The Refugee Relief Act was passed

    The Refugee Relief Act was passed
    The Refugee Relief Act of 1953 was an act of legislation passed by the 83rd United States Congress to replace the Displaced Persons Act of 1948, which expired in 1953.
  • The Public Law is Passed.

    The Public Law is Passed.
    Public Law 280 is a federal law of the United States establishing "a method whereby States may assume jurisdiction over reservation Indians.
  • The United States Test the Hydrogen Bomb

    The United States Test the Hydrogen Bomb
    The first test of this bomb was the "Ivy Mike" nuclear test in 1952, conducted by the United States. The bomb was a more evolved nuclear weapon compared to the atomic bomb.
  • The 2nd session of the 83rd Congress of the United States Begins

    The 2nd session of the 83rd Congress of the United States Begins
    This is the date that the second session of the 83rd United States Congress began.
  • United States Capitol Shooting Incident

    United States Capitol Shooting Incident
    The United States Capitol shooting incident of 1954 was an attack on March 1, 1954 by four Puerto Rican nationalists who shot 30 rounds from semi-automatic pistols from the Ladies' Gallery of the House of Representatives chamber in the United States Capitol.
  • Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court case.

    Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court case.
    The United States Supreme Court rules that segregated schools are unconstitutional.
  • Federal National Mortgage Association Charter Act

    Federal National Mortgage Association Charter Act
    The Federal National Mortgage Association commonly known as Fannie Mae, was founded in 1938 during the Great Depression as part of the New Deal.The corporation's purpose is to expand the secondary mortgage market by securitizing mortgages in the form of mortgage-backed securities.
  • The Internal Revenue Code

    The Internal Revenue Code
    The Internal Revenue Code is the domestic portion of Federal statutory tax law in the United States, published in various volumes of the United States Statutes at Large, and separately as Title 26 of the United States Code.
  • Communist Control Act of 1954

    Communist Control Act of 1954
    The Communist Control Act was a piece of United States federal legislation, signed into law by Dwight Eisenhower on 24 August 1954, which outlawed the Communist Party of the United States and criminalized membership in, or support for the Party.
  • Atomic Energy Act

    Atomic Energy Act
    The Atomic Energy Act of 1954 is a United States federal law that is, according to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, "the fundamental U.S. law on both the civilian and the military uses of nuclear materials." [1] It covers the laws for the development, regulation, and disposal of nuclear materials and facilities in the United States.
  • The end of the 2nd session of the 83rd United States Congress

    The end of the 2nd session of the 83rd United States Congress
    The date that the 2nd session of the 83rd United States Congress ended.
  • The Vietnam War Begins

    The Vietnam War Begins
    The U.S. government viewed involvement in the war as a way to prevent a communist takeover of South Vietnam as part of their wider strategy of containment.
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