1954President Dwight Eisenhower signed the Wiley-Dandero Seaway Act into law, allowing the federal government to work with Canada to build a 114-mile navigation channel in the St. Lawrence River west from Montreal. The resulting project allows large ships and tankers to sail directly from the Atlantic Ocean to Great Lakes ports like Chicago.2003The U.S. Mint unveiled its first colorized $20 note, done in an effort to stop …