Immigration/Industrialization By Matthewawan Sep 5, 1789 17th Amendment Adopted It s important because the US Constitution by allowing voters to cast direct votes for U.S. Senators. May 10, 1869 First Transcontinental Railroad Completed It is the first railroad to ever be complete. it is important because they woule not have to take the dangurese wagon anymore they could use the train. May 6, 1882 Chinese Exclusion Act is Passed it the was the first significant law restricting immigration into the United States Jan 1, 1892 Ellis Island Opens to Process Immigrants Its when it opeed for federal immigrants to come through. Sep 6, 1901 William McKinley is Assassinated William was shot and fatally wonded inside the Temple of Music on the grounds of the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, New York. Aug 12, 1908 Henry Ford Creates the Model T It is importnat because it was the first car created. What the Model t is it is the first car to be produce. Jul 2, 1909 16th Amendment Adopted It is important because the power to lay and collect taxes on incomes. it was the Jan 21, 1910 Opening of Angel Island Immigration Station This was necessary after the implementation of the Chinese Exclusion Act in 1882. Mar 15, 1913 William Jennings Bryan Runs for Presdent he was the presdent between 1913 - 1915. He was important because he was standing three times as a candidate. Aug 26, 1920 19th Amendment Adopted It is important because it give women the right to vote in the US.