Unit 11

By Vicram
  • 1890

    Sugar imports from Hawaii became less profitable with the McKinley Tariff
  • 1887

    a treaty with the native government guaranteed naval-base rights at Pearl Harbor.
  • 1910

    Governor of California, Hiram W. Johnson helped to break the grip of the Southern Pacific Railroad on California politics
  • 1913

    The progressive reformers convinced Congress to pass the 17th Amendment
  • 1914

    Congress passed the Federal Trade Commission Act
  • 1916

    The Federal Farm Loan Act of 1916 made low-interest rate loans available to farmers.