Women enfranchised in Washington.
First parade for female suffrage takes place in New York City.
Victor Berger, socialist candidate from Milwaukee, is elected to Congress.
Naturalization Act of 1870 expanded by U.S. Supreme Court; now other Asians besides Chinese immigrants are excluded from citizenship.
Mexican Revolution starts; sends many refugees north to the U.S.
California restricts immigration by Asian Indians.
Angel Island Immigration compound and prison opens in San Francisco.
Mann Act, also known as the "White Slave Traffic Act," passed to criminalize transportation of women across state lines "for immoral purposes."
Mann-Elkins Act extends the authority of the Interstate Commerce Commission.