The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed
Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1909 · The NAACP is formed
Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hÁil(l)eagáin ‘descendant of Áil(l)eagán’, a double diminutive of áille ‘beauty’. There has been confusion between this Ulster surname and Hallahan .