The constitution of New Mexico grants Spanish-speaking citizens the right to vote; first state to specifically protect the rights of Hispanic citizens.
Congress establishes National Park Service.
Federal Farm Loan Act.
After Sussex sinking, Germany pledges not to attack merchant ships without warning.
Woodrow Wilson reelected president.
National Women's Party founded. Denmark sells the Virgin Islands in the Caribbean to the U.S. for $25 million.
Marcus Garvey moves the recently established Universal Negro Improvement Association from Jamaica to New York City.
Margaret Sanger opens nation's first birth-control clinic in Brooklyn, New York.
Jeanette Rankin of Montana is the first woman elected to U.S. House of Representatives.
Pancho Villa's forces raid towns in New Mexico.
Congress passes Workmen's Compensation Act.
U.S. troops invade Mexico in punitive expedition against Pancho Villa.