Teapot Dome scandal is uncovered by a Senate committee; Interior Secretary Albert B. Fall of New Mexico is convicted of bribery for illegal payments received from oil companies.
Congress passes the National Origins Act, severely limiting immigration and excluding Chinese and Japanese immigrants entirely.
Eight-month strike by sixteen hundred Filipino plantation workers in Hawaii.
Calvin Coolidge wins presidential election.
Ma Ferguson elected governor of Texas; first woman to be elected to that office.
Labor leader and American Federation of Labor (AFL) president Samuel Gompers dies (December).
McNary-Haugen farm bill introduced.
Congress passes act granting all Indians born in the U.S. full citizenship (June 2).
Establishment of the U.S. Border Patrol.