Censorship and the Hays Office 1921 | The Hays Office, formerly the Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America …
The Chicago “Black Sox” Trial 1921 | In 1921, the Black Sox trial – baseball’s Trial of the Century — took place.
New York State Legalizes Boxing 1920 | The Walker Law, adopted in the state of New York …
Yelling “Fire!” in a Crowded Theater – Schenck v. US | During World War I, socialists Charles Schenck and Elizabeth Baer distributed
19th Amendment: Women’s Right to Vote (1920), passed by Congress on June 4, 1919, and ratified on August 18, 1920, gave women the right to vote.
18th Amendment, prohibiting the manufacture, sale, and transportation of alcoholic beverages, was ratified by Congress on January 19, 1919.
“Whether the defendant owes a duty of care and diligence to anybody other than the immediate purchaser,” Cardozo asked.
The Expansion of Consumer Rights 1916 US
This law set limits on children’s working hours and prohibited the interstate sale of commodities made with child labor.
The Child Labor Act of 1916 US
Morphine (an opium derivative and relative of heroin) was discovered to have pain-killing qualities during the Civil.
The Prohibition of Illegal Narcotics 1915