Political Manipulation In History

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1845 - President Tyler signs a resolution annexing the Republic of Texas

1913 - Federal income tax takes effect (16th amendment)

1917 - 1st federal land bank chartered

1972 – the Club of Rome releases “limits to growth” report

1947 -  the International Monetary Fund begins operation

1974 - Watergate grand jury indicts 7 presidential aides

1990 - Steve Jackson Games is raided by the United States Secret Service, prompting the later formation of the Electronic Frontier Foundation

2002 – The peseta is discontinued as official currency of Spain and is replaced with the euro (€)

2003- Management of the United States Customs Service and the United States Secret Service move to the United States Department of Homeland Security

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