Last Modified: 2012-04-18
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1901 AMA Formed
Organized at ameeting in Philadelphia, which 250 delegates attended. It was the firstnational medical convention in the US. Today it represents one-third of thenation's doctor's, and it has its own journal.
1909 Dollar Diplomacy Began
Itis a term used to describe the effort of the United States,particularly under President William HowardTaft, to further its aims in Latin Americaand East Asia through use of its economicpower by guaranteeing loans made to foreign countries.
1906 Burke Act
designed to "correct" certain defects in the General Allotment Act (GAA) also known as the Dawes Act of 1887, under which the land in the Indian reservations was to be broken up and distributed to individual Indians in order to encourage Americanization.
1903 Department of Labor and Commerce Formed
The mission of the department was to "promote job creation and improve living standards for all Americans by creating an infrastructure that promotes economic growth, technological competitiveness, and sustainable development"
1909 Dollar Diplomacy Began
term used to describe the effort of the United States foreign policy under President William Howard Taft to further its economic aims in Latin America and East Asia through use of its economic power by guaranteeing loans made to foreign countries.
1900 Foraker Act Passed
United States federal law that established civilian government in Puerto Rico, a new possession of the United States as a result of the Spanish–American War. Section VII of the Foraker Act also established Puerto Americana citizenship.
Gentlemen's Agreement - 1907
informal agreement between Theodore Roosevelt and Japan. US would reduce segregation against the Japanese, if Japan regulated the number of immigrants sent to the US.
Hay-Pauncefort Treaty - 1901
signed by the United States and the United Kingdom on 18 November 1901, as a preliminary to the creation of the Panama Canal. The Treaty nullified the Clayton-Bulwer Treaty of 1850 and gave the United States the right to create and control a canal across the Central American Isthmus to connect the Pacific Ocean and the Atlantic Ocean.
J.P. Morgan Formed US Steel - 1901
emerged in 1901 with the Carnegie Steel Company and several other steel and iron businesses, including Consolidated Steel and Wire Company owned by William Edenborn,to form the United States Steel Corporation.
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