Foraker Act (Organic Act of ). On April 2, , U.S. President McKinley signed a civil law that established a civilian government in Puerto Rico. This law . La ocupación norteamericana y la Ley Foraker: (la opinion publica Puertorriqueña) Responsibility: María Dolores Luque de Sánchez. Edition: 1a ed. Get this from a library! La Ley Foraker: raíces de la política colonial de los Estados Unidos. [Lyman Jay Gould].

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On April 2, the Foraker Lawofficially the Organic Act ofis approved, establishing civil government and free commerce between the island and United States. Women given full suffrage. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Roosevelt created the Puerto Rican Reconstruction Administration PRRAwhich provided for agricultural development, public works, and electrification of the island. ICD became the main promoter of the economic development in Forzker Rico.

On May 28, President Franklin D. On August 15, ldy was legalized in Puerto Rico.

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Separated the three governmental powers into: Get to Know Us. United States began to establish military bases in the islands of Culebra and Vieques. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. The Olmsted Amendment to the Foraker Act was passed by both houses of Congress, this act placed the supervision of Puerto Rican affairs in the jurisdiction of an executive department to be designated by the president.


On May 11, the Law was signed, the law regulates a industrial development program, better known as the “Manos a la Obra” Hands to workunder the direction of pharmacist Teodoro Moscoso and the Industrial Company of the Development.

With the U. The first postal savings bank was opened in San Juan. At the beginning of Nacionalista de Puerto Rico Party parade, key Ponce, occurred as called ” Masacre de Ponce ” were 20 people are killed and people are wounded. On November 2, the first popular elections for Governor of Puerto Rico take place. Views Read Edit View history. Foraekr Statehood Republican Party was founded. The Air Mail postal service was inaugurated.

Senator Tydings introduces bill to Congress calling for independence for Puerto Rico. Harlan, Attorney General; and Dr.

The Puerto Rican citizenship ceased, it was not until that it was reestablished for residency purposes only. Though short-lived, it established a precedent fotaker future organizations with similar ideologies. Marin and other political leaders considered agricultural countries fofaker be underdeveloped and industrial countries developed, manufacturing was seen as the means by which Puerto Rico could develop economically. As citizens, they were now allowed to join the army, only rejected the citizenship and many others refused to join the army.


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ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Braumbaugh later governor of Pennsylvania the first Commissioner of Education. On October 11, an earthquake occurred, with an approximate magnitude of 7.

Retrieved from ” https: The method of of teaching was entirely in English lwy Spanish treated as a special subject. Prevented the government of Puerto Rico and all of its municipalities from entering into debt in excess of seven percent of the aggregate tax value of its property.

The Sixto Escobar Stadium was inaugurated.


President Woodrow Wilson signs compulsory military service act into law. The new government had an American governor, with 5 Puerto Rican Cabinet members. The final report of this committee was to be presented to the United States Congress within a year of the passing forakef the act.

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