Chapter 9 Timeline

  • Cleveland elected president

    Cleveland elected president
    Cleveland was the 22nd president of the U.S. He served as president from 185-1889. He was also the 24th president of the U.S. He severed then from 1893-1897. Sited Sources: clinton4.nara,gov/WH/glimpse/presidents/html/gc22.html
  • Planters Overthrow the Hawaiian queen, Liluokalani

    Hawaii's monarchy was overthrown when a group of businessmen and sugar planters forced Queen Liliuokalani to abdicate the coup lead to the dissolving of the kingdon of Hawaii two years later, it's annexation as a U.S. territory and eventual admission as the 50th state in the union. Sited Source:
  • William McKinley is Elected President

    William McKinley is Elected President
    William McKinley was the 25th president elected. The cause of his death was an assassination.
  • Spanish-American War takes place.

    Spanish-American War takes place.
    During the Spanish-American War, there were 385 American battle deaths. American newspapers distorted the story in a practice later called “yellow journalism” to create more public support for the Cubans.
  • Theodore Roosevelt becomes President.

    Theodore Roosevelt becomes President.
    Theodore Roosevelt becomes president after William McKinley is assassinated. Oklahoma became a state during his time as president.
  • Russo-Japanese War begins

    Russo-Japanese War begins
    Te Russian rejection of a Japanese plan to divide Manchuria and Korea into spheres of influence, Japan launches a surprise naval attack against Port Arthur, a Russian naval base located in China. The Russian fleet was decimated.
  • Roosevelt is elected president.

    March 4, 1905 is when he was inaugerated as president. Published Outdoor Pasttimes as an American Hunter in 1905.
  • William Howard Taft is elected president

    William Howard Taft is elected president
    Having renounced running for reelection in 1908, the immensely popular President Roosevelt was committed to anointing Taft as his successor. Taft was torn between the opportunity Roosevelt offered and holding out for appointment to the Supreme Court, possibly as Chief Justice.
  • Woodrow Wilson is elected President

    In 1910, Woodrow Wilson was elected governor of New Jersey for the Democrats. He swiftly got national fame for his social reforms in New Jersey and in 1912 won the presidential election.As president, Woodrow Wilson concentrated on issues that mattered to him - such as anti-trust legislation to ensure that the people of America got a system that was fair to them. Woodrow Wilson also embarked on reorganising the federal banking system.
  • Panama Canal Opens

    The Panama Canal officially opened on August 15, 1914, only a few days after the outbreak of World War I. A.B. Nichols, who had been involved with the project either directly or indirectly for more than fifteen years, must have witnessed the event. He resigned shortly thereafter from his position as Office Engineer at Culebra, and sailed for the U.S. on the Panama on October 4, 1914.