On June 25, 1910, the Mann Act, or White Slave Traffic Act, made it illegal to transport “in interstate or foreign commerce . . . any woman or girl for the purpose of prostitution or debauchery, or for any other immoral purpose.” A) This act effected women in America everywhere by changing the stature of women during this time period. B) This act is important to women across America, especially for me because I am a woman. C) Present day woman would not be treated the same without the development of this act.