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President Van Buren institutes a 10-hour work day for federal employees 1840 Context Note
Maine adopts a law prohibiting the manufacture and sale of alcoholic beverages 1851 Context Note
National Banking Act 1863 Context Note
Congress enacts an 8-hour workday for government employees 1868 Context Note
The Interstate Commerce Act adopted 1887 Context Note
U.S. Currency Act declares money redeemable in gold 1900 Context Note
Attempt to repeal Maine prohibition laws defeated 1911 Context Note
U.S. House of Representatives passes tariff bill 1913 Context Note
The Federal Trade Commission established 1914 Context Note
Adamson Eight-Hour Act 1916 Context Note
The Wagner Act guarantees workers' right to bargain collectively 1935 Context Note
The Supreme Court upholds a minimum wage law for women 1937 Context Note
The Supreme Court upholds the National Labor Relations Act 1937 Context Note

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