Chapter 24 Timeline

  • Hay-Pauncefote Treaty

    Hay-Pauncefote Treaty
    Empowers US to build Isthmian canal.
  • Roosevelt Corollary

    Roosevelt Corollary
    Teddy Roosevelt introduces corollary to Monroe Doctorine
  • Taft-Katsura

    Agreement recognizes Japanese Power in Korea.
  • Root-Takahira

    Agreement vows to mantain status quo in the Pacific.
  • Bryan negotiates

    Bryan negotiates
    Bryan negotiates "cooling-off" treaties to end the war.
  • WWI

    World War I begins.
  • US Marines

    US Marines
    US Marines take Veracruz.
  • Panama Canal

    Panama Canal
    Finished in 1914.
  • Twenty-One Demands

    Twenty-One Demands
    Japan issues 21 Demands to China.
  • British Isles

    British Isles
    Germany declares water around British Isles a war zone.
  • Lustiana

    Lustiana ship was torpedoed.
  • Bryan resigns

    Bryan resigns
    Robert Lansing becomes secretary of state.
  • Sussex Pledge

    Sussex Pledge
    Germany issues the Sussex Pledge.
  • General John J. Pershing

    General John J. Pershing
    Pershing leads unsuccessful punitive expeditiuon into Mexico to seize Pancho Villa.
  • Wilson

    Wilson wins the re-election.
  • Germany resumes...

    Germany resumes...
    Germany resumes unrestired U-boat warfare.
  • Selective Service Act

    Selective Service Act
    Congress passes. Provides registration for all American Men between the ages of 21 and 30 for a military draft.
  • WIB Established

    WIB Established
    War Industries Board: Oversaw production of all American factories.
  • Fourteen Points

    Fourteen Points
    Wilson outlines Fourteen Points for peace.
    Fourteen Points: Far reaching, nonpunitive settlement of WWI.
  • Armistice

    Ends the War.
    Germany appealed to Wilson for the armistice, and signed it on november 11 to get out of the war.
  • Treaty of Versailles

    Treaty of Versailles
    Defeated in the Senate.
    One of the peace treaties at the end of World War I. It ended the state of war between Germany and the Allied Powers.
  • Presidential Election

    Presidential Election
    Warren G. Harding elected president.