The Evolution of FACs

Timeline created by Abrown64
In History
  • Ellen Swallow Richards Born

    Ellen Swallow Richards Born
    Ellen S. Richards was born in Dunstable, MA to Fanny Gould Taylor and Peter Swallow.
  • Justin Smith Morrill Act of 1862

    Justin Smith Morrill Act of 1862
    The Justin Smith Morrill Act of 1862 was created in an effort to fund universities by land that was supposed to be given to one university within the state.
  • First Land Grant Institution

    First Land Grant Institution
    The first Land Grant Institution within the state of Arkansas had opened it's doors.
  • Second Land Grant Institution

    Second Land Grant Institution
    The second Land Grant Institution in Arkansas had opened it's doors, which was the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff
  • Ellen S. Richards Survey

    Ellen S. Richards Survey
    Richards performed her first survey, which would soon result in the first state water-quality standards in the nation.
  • AEA was Founded

    AEA was Founded
    The American Economic Association was founded by Ellen Richards in an attempt to connect professionals within the field of Family and Consumer sciences.
  • Ellen Swallow Richards Death

    Ellen Swallow Richards Death
    Ellen Swallow Richards dies at age 68 due to agina.
  • Smith Lever Act of 1914

    Smith Lever Act of 1914
    The Smith Lever Act of 1914 created an extension service with each land grant institution.
  • Smith Hughes Act of 1917

    Smith Hughes Act of 1917
    The Smith Hughes Act of 1917 was for vocational agriculture.
  • Betty Lamp Symbol

    Betty Lamp Symbol
    The Betty Lamp Symbol was adopted as a symbol for the association.
  • Future Homemakers of America established

    Future Homemakers of America established
    The Future Homemakers of America was established as way to combine and increase economic clubs throughout high schools.
  • Vocational Education Acts of 1963

    Vocational Education Acts of 1963
    States had submit a plan covering policies and procedures.
  • Carl Perkins Act of 1984

    Carl Perkins Act of 1984
    The Carl Perkins Act of 1984 was authorized in an effort to increase the technical education within school systems.
  • AHEA Changes Name

    AHEA Changes Name
    AHEA changes it's name to AAFCS (American Association of Family & Consumer Sciences)
  • Family and Consumer Science Official

    Family and Consumer Science Official
    Family and Consumer Science created their mission statement and needs.