American History 1900-1920

Timeline created by jacobdodson2
In History
  • Theodore Roosevelt Becomes President

    Vice President Theodore Roosevelt becomes President of the United States after the assassination of William McKinley.
  • Kitty Hawk

    The Wright Brothers successfully fly
  • Teddy Roosevelt Re-elected President

  • Bureau of Investigation Founded

  • Woodrow Wilson Elected

    Wilson becomes the 28th President of the US
  • Telephone Use

    First long-distance telephone is used
  • Lusitania

    The Lusitania cruise ship with US passengers is sunk by German U boats.
  • Wilson Re-elected

    President Wilson is re-elected as president.
  • US enters WW1

    US declares war on Germany and Austria-Hungary
  • Spanish Flu

    Worldwide influenza that took the lives of about 20 million by 1920 and 500,000 in the US.
  • WW1 Ends

    Armistice is signed
  • League of Nations

    League of Nations meets for the first time and US is not present.
  • 18 Amendment

    18th Amendment to Constitution is ratified preventing sale, transportation, and manufacturing of liquor.
  • Women Gain Right to Vote

    Women gain the right to vote with the 19th Amendment to the Constitution.
  • Treaty of Versailles

    The US senate rejects the treaty for terms of peace after WW1