The Pregnancy Discrimination Act guaranteed that “women affected by pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions shall be treated the same for all employment-related purposes.”
Congress enacted the Controlled Substances Act, which classified all federally regulated controlled substances into five categories based on medical use, harmfulness, and potential addictiveness.
The Cadet Nurse Corps, established by the Nurse Training Act of 1943, recruited women between the...
Due to the yellow fever epidemic of 1793, the federal government left the US capital of Philadelphia. Secretary of War Henry Knox received this report on the progress of the epidemic from his staff in Montgomery County.