Washington Naval Arms Conference begins.
Emergency Quota Act restricts annual immigration to 3 percent of the foreign-born population already residing in the U.S.
Recovery from recession; economic boom begins but agriculture remains depressed.
National Woman’s Party founded by Alice Paul.
Residents of Turlock, California drive out Japanese farmworkers.
A branch of the Caballeros Dimas Alang founded in San Francisco by Filipino Americans.
Filipino Americans establish a branch of the Legionarios del Trabajo in Honolulu.
William H. Taft is appointed Chief Justice of the Supreme Court; becomes first person to lead two branches of U.S. government.
George Washington Carver presents his agricultural theories to Congress.
Alien land laws passed in Washington and Louisiana.