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A summary of the west: 1860–1900 in history sparknotes's the gilded age & the progressive era (1877–1917) learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of the gilded age & the progressive era (1877–1917) and what it means. 1875: tiburcio vasquez, california bandido 19 march, the many chagrined to find themselves demoted to second-class citizenry by the norteamericano conquest of the mexican-american war san francisco bulletin, march 18, 1875 new york tribune, march 20, 1875 reply. The first american anti-drug law was an 1875 san francisco ordinance which outlawed the smoking of opium in opium dens it was passed because of the fears that chinese men were luring white women to their ruin in opium dens. Drug enforcement in the united states: history, policy, and trends congressional research service summary the federal government prohibits the manufacturing, distribution, and possession of many.
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