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|19th Amendment||Gov. Robert A. Cooper||S.C. Progressive Party|
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|1907||Liquor Dispensary system is abolished by the General Assembly. Each county in the state is free to adopt Prohibition.
|High Schools are put under the supervision of the General Assembly.
|1909||Around half of the state's counties have adopted Prohibition.|
Richard Manning begins his first term as governor. He encourages reform and progressive policies, unlike his predecessor Coleman Blease.
South Carolina establishes statewide Prohibition.
The General Assembly passes a statewide compulsory education law.
Dr. Joseph Goldberger links pellagra to poor diet while studying patients at the Spartanburg Pellagra Hospital. The cause had previously been unknown.
Governor Richard Manning commissions a report on poor conditions at the State Hospital for the Insane leading to better treatment for patients.
|1916||The General Assembly passes a child labor law that raises the minium age of employment to 14.|
|Richard Manning is re-elected to a second term as governor in November.|
The boll weevil comes to South Carolina.
The United States enters World War I.
Governor Manning establishes the State Highway Comission to improve roads in South Carolina.
Epidemic of Spanish Influenza in South Carolina.
World War I ends.
The 18th Amendment is ratified, prohibiting the sale of alchoholic beverages in the United States.
The 19th Amendment extends suffrage to American women. South Carolina did not ratify it until 1969.
The General Assembly sets the maximum time of a 10 hour work day and a 55 hour work week for textile mills.