Above:  Rep. George Foss (R-IL), author of the Naval Appropriations Act of 1905.

Above: Rep. George Foss (R-IL), author of the Naval Appropriations Act of 1905.

 

Vice President: (none)

Senate Majority Party: Republican 

Senate Majority Seats: 57 out of 90

Senate Majority Leader: (none)

58th Congress (1905-1907)

President: Theodore Roosevelt (R-NY)

House Majority Party: Republican

House Majority Seats: 207 out of 386

House Speaker: Rep. Joseph Gurney Cannon (R-IL)

 

 

Important Enactments:

U.S.-Cuba Convention

Transfer Act of 1905

Philippines Administration Act

Legislative, Executive and Judiciary Branch Appropriations Act of 1904

Trademark Act of 1905

Philippines Shipping Regulation

Agriculture Appropriations Act of 1904

Naval Appropriations Act of 1904

Enactments (cont):

Temporary Government for the Canal Zona at Panama

Post Office Appropriations Act of 1904

Military Cargo Preference Act

Naval Appropriations Act of 1905

Insect Pest Act

Great Britain Negotiation

Rivers and Harbors Law Compilation