Politics & Power Time Line

Timeline created by Olaitan18
  • Sighing Of The Emancipation Proclamation By President Abraham Lincoln

    Sighing Of The Emancipation Proclamation By President Abraham Lincoln
    On January 1st, 1863 President Abraham Sighs the Emancipation Proclamation. The Emancipation Proclamation issued that "all persons held as slaves" within the rebellious states "are, and henceforth shall be free." This would forever impact America a a whole because it gave all black men and women the proclaimed freedom they wanted and needed.
  • The Mississippi Black Code

    The Mississippi Black Code
    In 1865, Mississippi was the first state to legislate a newly founded black code after ww1. These laws, known as black codes were created to regulate black behavior and also to impose social and economic control. Although some of these black codes granted some profitable gains to African Americans like right to own property, right to marry and others, they did also denied some other fundamental rights.
  • Fort. Laramie Treaty

    Fort. Laramie Treaty
    The Laramie Treaty was an agreement between the united states and Sioux nation which took place spring of the year 1869, on the 27 of April. The treaty was created to bring peace between white men and the Sioux who agreed to settle at the Black Hills reservation within the Dakota territory. This treaty did not work at the end of the day because the Hunkpapa Sioux never signed it and restriction due to a Sioux Indian fired his riffle the soldiers slaughtered 300 American Indians.
  • Chinese Exclusion Act

    Chinese Exclusion Act
    The Chinese Exclusion act was created to prevent Chinese from immigration into the United States. It also excluded Chinese nationals from eligibility for citizenship. This law was the first ever immigration law which excluded an entire ethnic group.
  • The Dawes Act

    The Dawes Act
    In 1887 the Dswes Act was passed by president Grover Cleveland. It act allowed the federal government to break up tribal lands. With this act in place, it designates farmlands or grazing lands to the head of each Native American family. They were then required to enroll with the Office of Indian Affairs, which is now the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA). When enrolled, their names then went on the "Dswes rolls" that helped government determine if an individual is eligible to receive allotment.
  • The Omaha Platform

    In 1892 the Omaha Platform came up with a federal laons system for farmers so they could acquire the money needed for their agricultural needs. At the end of the day this platform eliminated private banks and also meant for federal storage facilities for the farmers to store crops.
  • US Enters WWI

    US Enters WWI
    President Woodrow Wilson, the president at the time, had no intention of having the US partake in WWI. But as the US tried to keep this neutrality there were many reasons why that did one work out, one of the main reasons been the sinking of American merchant ships around the British Isles. This promoted the US to enter the war and affected society because many felt that lives should not be lost fighting this war no matte how bad the situation was.
  • The Fourteen Points

    The Fourteen Points
    In 1918 the Fourteen Points were principles of peace used for negotiations to end WWI. On January 8, that same year these principles were outlined in a speech on war aims and peace terms to the United States congress by president Woodrow Wilson in hopes of achieving the peace he tried to maintain pre war. Ultimately the points failed because France and Britain refused to adopt some specific points and its core principles.
  • The Sedition Act

    The Sedition Act
    The Sedition Act of 1918 occurred during WWI. It made it s crime to print, write, publish any disloyal or abusive language about the form of government of the United States. Along with other federal laws, this act was used in convicting multiple hundreds of people in the years 1919 and 1920. What then occurred was that more than two thousand cases filed by the government under this act and the Espionage Act of 1917, of these more than one thousand ended in convictions.
  • Passage Of The Nineteenth Amendment

    Passage Of The Nineteenth Amendment
    The House of Representatives passed the nineteenth amendment on the 21st of may, 1919, then two weeks later the senates as well followed. This affected society in a large way because women could now finally vote after protesting for years.