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Major Events in U.S. History - Part 2
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1. The Constitution was amended to permit taxing income from any source, and to allow the popular election of Senators; the Federal Reserve Act was passed. 1917
2. The American Civil War ended; the Constitution was amended to prohibit slavery; the Reconstruction Era began. 1877
3. The American Civil War began. 1929
4. The U.S. purchased Alaska from Russia. 1865
5. Prohibition ended (the sale and transport of alcohol was again declared to be legal). 1890
6. The New York stock market crashed, beginning a long economic downturn known as the Great Depression. 1935
7. The Spanish-American War began and ended; the U.S. annexed Hawaii. 1933
8. The Reconstruction Era ended. 1913
9. The Constitution was amended to guarantee women the right to vote; Prohibition began (the sale and transport of alcohol was made illegal). 1861
10. The U.S. entered World War I. 1867
11. The Social Security Act was passed. 1898
12. World War I began. 1920
13. World War I ended. 1914
14. U.S. soldiers massacred Native Americans at Wounded Knee Creek in South Dakota. 1918



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