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May 16, 1918

On May 16, 1918, the Sedition Act of 1918 was passed by the US Congress, which made criticizing the government an imprisonable offense. This law was repealed on December 13, 1920. The thing to remember about the United States is … Continue reading

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February 26, 1907

On February 26, 1907, the US Congress raised their own salaries to $7,500. In 1907, the average workers’ annual salary was between $200 to $400. So, it’s not just now that our Congressmen and Congresswoman are out of touch with … Continue reading

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