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1870

October 19, 2015 - 08:10 -- astrickhouser
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SPECIAL AGENCY SERVICE established as a branch office in the Office of the Secretary of the Treasury. Three classes of Special Agents were established, according to the compensation each class was to receive.

The NATURALIZATION ACT 1870 expands citizenship to whites and African-Americans, while still excluding Asians and American Indians.

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Friday, December 31, 1869 - 19:00