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.
1916 · New Hampshire Holds First Primary
In 1916, New Hampshire held the first presidential primary election even though it would not become important until 1952.
Dutch: from Hasin, a pet form of a Germanic personal name, Haso, derived from haswa ‘gray’, ‘black’; or from the plural of Haas .