U.S History 1900's

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  • William McKinley’s Second Election to the Presidency

    William McKinley’s Second Election to the Presidency
  • William McKinley assassinated by anarchist Leon Czolgosz

    William McKinley assassinated by anarchist Leon Czolgosz
  • United States acquired the Panama Canal Zone Treaty

    United States acquired the Panama Canal Zone Treaty
  • Theodore Roosevelt’s Election as President of the United States

    Theodore Roosevelt’s Election as President of the United States
  • First Wildland Firefighters

    First Wildland Firefighters
  • Bureau of Investigation (FBI) established

    Bureau of Investigation (FBI) established
  • William Howard Taft Elected President of the United States

    William Howard Taft Elected President of the United States
  • The Big Blowup

    The Big Blowup
  • Pulaski Fire Tool Is Invented

    Pulaski Fire Tool Is Invented
    Pulaski Fire Tool Invented
  • Using Fire To Reduce Hazardous Fuels

    Using Fire To Reduce Hazardous Fuels
  • The Weeks Act

    The Weeks Act
  • Woodrow Wilson elected President

    Woodrow Wilson elected President
  • Seventeenth Amendment to the Constitution is ratified

    Seventeenth Amendment to the Constitution is ratified
  • Assassination of the Archduke Franz Ferdinand

    Assassination of the Archduke Franz Ferdinand
  • World War I Begins

    World War I Begins
  • Panama Canal opens to Traffic

    Panama Canal opens to Traffic
  • The First Women Firefighters

    The First Women Firefighters
  • First Long Distance Telephone Service between New York and San Francisco

    First Long Distance Telephone Service between New York and San Francisco
  • The Sinking of the Lusitania

    The Sinking of the Lusitania
  • National Park Service Established

    National Park Service Established
  • Weather Forcasts

    Weather Forcasts
  • Jeanette Rankin of Montana is the first woman elected to the U.S. House of Representatives.

    Jeanette Rankin of Montana is the first woman elected to the U.S. House of Representatives.
  • Puerto Rico becomes a U.S. commonwealth

    Puerto Rico becomes a U.S. commonwealth
  • United States Entry into World War I

    United States Entry into World War I
  • Osborne Fire Finder

    Osborne Fire Finder
  • Worldwide Spanish flu epidemic strikes

    Worldwide Spanish flu epidemic strikes
  • Armistice Ended World War I

    Armistice Ended World War I
  • Eighteenth Amendment to the Constitution is ratified

    Eighteenth Amendment to the Constitution is ratified
  • Treaty of Versailles is signed

    Treaty of Versailles is signed
  • League of Nations joining of the US is denied in the US Senate

    League of Nations joining of the US is denied in the US Senate
  • Nineteenth Amendment to the Constitution is ratified

    Nineteenth Amendment to the Constitution is ratified
  • First Studies Of Fire Damage

    First Studies Of Fire Damage
  • Timber Protection Act

     Timber Protection Act
  • President Harding dies

    President Harding dies
  • President Calvin Coolidge becomes President

    President Calvin Coolidge becomes President
  • Forest Protection Board Established

    Forest Protection Board Established
  • Charles Lindbergh first nonstop transatlantic flight, Spirit of the St. Louis

    Charles Lindbergh first nonstop transatlantic flight, Spirit of the St. Louis
  • Herbert Hoover elected President

    Herbert Hoover elected President
  • Stockmarket Crash of 1929 marks the beginning of the Great Depression

    Stockmarket Crash of 1929 marks the beginning of the Great Depression
  • AL Capone is convicted for tax evasion

    AL Capone is convicted for tax evasion
  • Fire Danger Stations Established

    Fire Danger Stations Established
  • Franklin Roosevelt is elected President of the United States

    Franklin Roosevelt is elected President of the United States
  • Fire-weather Forecasting Service

    Fire-weather Forecasting Service
  • Hitler comes to power in Germany

    Hitler comes to power in Germany
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  • First New Deal Program is enacted by FDR

    First New Deal Program is enacted by FDR
  • Twenty-First Amendment to the Constitution is ratified

    Twenty-First Amendment to the Constitution is ratified
  • John Dillinger's Shootout at Little Bohemia

    John Dillinger's Shootout at Little Bohemia
  • Bonnie and Clyde are Killed

    Bonnie and Clyde are Killed
  • 10 A.M. Policy Adopted

    10 A.M. Policy Adopted
  • Works Progress Administration begins

    Works Progress Administration begins
  • Heaven's Peak Fire

    Heaven's Peak Fire
  • Fair Labor Standards Act is passed

    Fair Labor Standards Act is passed
  • Kristallnacht in Germany

    Kristallnacht in Germany
  • Civilian Conservation Corps Begins

    Civilian Conservation Corps Begins
  • WWII begins with Germany’s Invasion of Poland

    WWII begins with Germany’s Invasion of Poland
  • U.S. declares neutrality at the beginning of WWII

    U.S. declares neutrality at the beginning of WWII
  • Tripartite pact is signed between Germany, Italy, and Japan

    Tripartite pact is signed between Germany, Italy, and Japan
  • Japan attacks Pearl Harbor

    Japan attacks Pearl Harbor
  • United States is attacked in the Philippines

    United States is attacked in the Philippines
  • United States entry into WWII

    United States entry into WWII
  • D-Day Invasion by American, British, and Canadian Troops

    D-Day Invasion by American, British, and Canadian Troops
  • Roosevelt, Stalin, and Churchill meet at Yalta

    Roosevelt, Stalin, and Churchill meet at Yalta
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt dies and Harry Truman succeeds him as President

    Franklin D. Roosevelt dies and Harry Truman succeeds him as President
  • Victory in Europe Day

    Victory in Europe Day
  • U.S. drops atomic bomb on Hiroshima

    U.S. drops atomic bomb on Hiroshima
  • U.S. drops atomic bomb on Nagasaki

    U.S. drops atomic bomb on Nagasaki
  • Victory over Japan Day (End of WWII)

    Victory over Japan Day (End of WWII)
  • Unconditional surrender of Japan

    Unconditional surrender of Japan
  • Cold War is termed and begins between U.S. and U.S.S.R.

    Cold War is termed and begins between U.S. and U.S.S.R.
  • Presidential Succession Act signed by President Truman

    Presidential Succession Act signed by President Truman
  • Senator Joseph McCarthy of Wisconsin accuses people of Communist activities and hearings begin

    Senator Joseph McCarthy of Wisconsin accuses people of Communist activities and hearings begin
  • Korean War begins

    Korean War begins
  • Twenty Second Amendment to the Constitution is ratified

    Twenty Second Amendment to the Constitution is ratified
  • President Truman removed General Douglas MacArthur as head of the Far East Command

    President Truman removed General Douglas MacArthur as head of the Far East Command
  • US detonates its first hydrogen bomb

    US detonates its first hydrogen bomb
  • President Eisenhower elected President

    President Eisenhower elected President
  • Korean War ends in an Armistice

    Korean War ends in an Armistice
  • Brown v. The Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas decision ended segregation

    Brown v. The Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas decision ended segregation
  • Russia detonates its first hydrogen bomb

    Russia detonates its first hydrogen bomb
  • Rosa Parks is Arrested in Montgomery, Alabama

    Rosa Parks is Arrested in Montgomery, Alabama
  • Martin Luther King, Jr and others set up the Southern Christian Leadership Conference

    Martin Luther King, Jr and others set up the Southern Christian Leadership Conference
  • President John F. Kennedy is Elected President

    President John F. Kennedy is Elected President
  • Bay of Pigs in Cuba

    Bay of Pigs in Cuba
  • Berlin wall is built in Germany

    Berlin wall is built in Germany
  • President John F. Kennedy is assassinated

    President John F. Kennedy is assassinated
  • Civil Rights Act Signed

    Civil Rights Act Signed
  • March at Selma, Alabama

     March at Selma, Alabama
  • Voting Rights Act signed

    Voting Rights Act signed
  • Edward W. Brooke becomes first African American U.S. Senator

    Edward W. Brooke becomes first African American U.S. Senator
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Assassinated

    Martin Luther King, Jr. Assassinated
  • Watergate investigation begins

    Watergate investigation begins
  • House recommends impeachment of Nixon

    House recommends impeachment of Nixon
  • Nixon resigns as President

    Nixon resigns as President
  • Ronald Reagan elected president of the United States Jan 20, 1981

    Ronald Reagan elected president of the United States Jan 20, 1981
  • Jimmy Carter becomes President of the United States

    Jimmy Carter becomes President of the United States
  • Sandra Day O’Connor is sworn in as the first woman Supreme Court Justice

    Sandra Day O’Connor is sworn in as the first woman Supreme Court Justice
  • Richard Nixon Elected President

    Richard Nixon Elected President
  • Berlin Wall torn down

    Berlin Wall torn down
  • Saddam Hussein invaded Kuwai

    Saddam Hussein invaded Kuwai
  • Operation Desert Storm (Persian Gulf War)

    Operation Desert Storm (Persian Gulf War)
  • U.S.S.R. collapses and Communism comes to an end

    U.S.S.R. collapses and Communism comes to an end