The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.
1947 · The CIA is Established
The Central Intelligence Agency was created because the U.S. government had need for a group to help detect and subdue any potential threats to the nation.
1959 · Workplace Discrimination Law Passed
Wisconsin passed legislation which prohibited discrimination in the workplace based on age. The protection was passed for people ages 40 and over.
1 Irish: reduced form of McCarron .2 German, Dutch, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Middle High German kerne ‘kernel’, ‘seed’, ‘pip’; Middle Dutch kern(e), keerne; German Kern or Yiddish kern ‘grain’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a farmer, or a nickname for a small person. As a Jewish surname, it is mainly ornamental.3 English: probably a metonymic occupational name for a maker or user of hand mills, from Old English cweorn ‘hand mill’, or a habitational name for someone from Kern in the Isle of Wight, named from this word.