Presidents McKinley, Roosevelt, Taft, Wilson Timeline

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In History
  • Bayonet Constitution

    King David Kalakaua, nicknamed the "Merrie Monarch," was forced to sign "The Bayonet Constitution" at gunpoint, stripping the monarchy of much of its power. Photograph courtesy Hawaii State Archives. On July 6, 1887, King David Kalakaua signed a new constitution for the Kingdom of Hawaii.
  • Exploding of UUS Maine

    Exploding of UUS Maine
    USS Maine was a United States Navy ship that sank in Havana Harbor in February 1898, contributing to the outbreak of the Spanish–American War in April. American newspapers, engaging in yellow journalism to boost circulation, claimed that the Spanish were responsible for the ship's destruction.
  • 1896 Election of William McKinley

    In 1876, he was elected to Congress, where he became the Republican Party's expert on the protective tariff, which he promised would bring prosperity.
  • Battle of San Juan Hill

    Battle of San Juan Hill
    he Battle of San Juan Hill, also known as the battle for the San Juan Heights, was a decisive battle of the Spanish–American War. The San Juan heights was a north-south running elevation about 2 kilometers east of Santiago DE Cuba, Cuba.
  • US annexes Hawaii

    US annexes Hawaii
    Dole declared Hawaii an independent republic. Spurred by the nationalism aroused by the Spanish-American War, the United States annexed Hawaii in 1898 at the urging of President William McKinley. Hawaii was made a territory in 1900, and Dole became its first governor.
  • Boxer Rebellion

    Boxer Rebellion
    The Boxer Rebellion was an uprising against foreigners that occurred in China about 1900, begun by peasants but eventually supported by the government. A Chinese secret society known as the Boxers embarked on a violent campaign to drive all foreigners from China
  • 1900 reelection of William McKinley

    1900 reelection of William McKinley
    He ran for president in 1900 during the election, and in his case he got reelected. But there were other politics trying to knock him out of the place he was in now.
  • William McKinley Assassination

    William McKinley Assassination
    William McKinley Jr. was the 25th president of the United States, serving from March 4, 1897, until his assassination six months into his second term.
  • Panamanian Revolution against Colombia

    With the support of the U.S. government, Panama issues a declaration of independence from Colombia. The revolution was engineered by a Panamanian faction backed by the Panama Canal Company, a French-U.S. corporation that hoped to connect the Atlantic and Pacific oceans with a waterway across the Isthmus of Panama.
  • Theodore Roosevelt Re-Election

    Theodore Roosevelt Re-Election
    Incumbent Republican President Theodore Roosevelt defeated the Democratic nominee, Alton B. Parker. Roosevelt's victory made him the first president to win a term in his own right after having ascended to the presidency upon the death of his predecessor, William McKinley.
  • election of William Howard Taft

    election of William Howard Taft
    the election was the 31st quadrennial president election held on Tuesday, November 3rd 1908 secretary of war and republican party nominee William Howard Taft defeated three times democrats nominee William Jennings Bryan
  • World Tour of “Great White Fleet” to Japan under Teddy Roosevelt

    World Tour of “Great White Fleet” to Japan under Teddy Roosevelt
    The Great White Fleet was a sixteen battleship fleet that sailed on a world voyage from December 16, 1907 - February 22, 1909. Its primary purpose was to showcase American naval power.
  • Passage of 16th amendment

    Passed by Congress on July 2, 1909, and ratified February 3, 1913, the 16th amendment established Congress's right to impose a Federal income tax
  • Teddy Roosevelt is shot

    Teddy Roosevelt is shot
    Before a campaign speech in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Theodore Roosevelt, the presidential candidate for the Progressive Party, is shot at close range by saloonkeeper John Schrank while greeting the public in front of the Gilpatrick Hotel.
  • Election of Woodrow Wilson & defeat of Taft and Roosevelt

    After Taft and his conservative allies narrowly prevailed at the convention, Roosevelt rallied his progressive supporters and launched a third party bid.
  • Pancho Villa’s raid on Columbus, NM

    The Battle of Columbus, March 9, 1916, began as a raid conducted by Pancho Villa's Division of the North on the small United States border town of Columbus, New Mexico, located 3 miles north of the border. The raid escalated into a full-scale battle between Villistas and the United States Army.
  • Creating of national park service

    President Woodrow Wilson created the National Park Service as an agency within the United States Department of the Interior on August 25, 1916 through the National Park Service Organic Act. ... He also promoted the creation of a highway system that would make national parks more accessible by automobile
  • John Pershing withdrawing from Mexico

    The Pancho Villa Expedition now known officially in the United States as the Mexican Expedition, but originally referred to as the "Punitive Expedition, U.S. Army" The expedition was launched in retaliation for Villa's attack on the town of Columbus, New Mexico, and was the most remembered event of the Mexican Border War. The declared objective of the expedition by the Wilson administration was the capture of Villa. Despite successfully locating and defeating the main body of Villa's command,
  • Teddy Roosevelt's death

    Teddy Roosevelt's  death
    The cause of his death was because he had Pulmonary embolism and it occurs when a blood clot gets lodged in an artery in the lung, blocking blood flow to part of the lung. Blood clots most often originate in the legs and travel up through the right side of the heart and into the lungs.
  • Passage of 18th Amendment

    On January 29, 1919, Congress ratified the 18th Amendment, which prohibited the manufacturing, transportation and sale of alcohol within the United States; it would go into effect the following January. Volstead of Minnesota was enacted in order to provide the government with the means of enforcing Prohibition
  • Passage of 19th Amendment

    Passed by Congress June 4, 1919, and ratified on August 18, 1920, the 19th amendment granted women the right to vote. The 19th amendment guarantees all American women the right to vote. Achieving this milestone required a lengthy and difficult struggle; victory took decades of agitation and protest
  • William Howard Taft joining the Supreme Court

    William Howard Taft, the 27th president of the United States, fulfilled a lifelong dream when he was appointed chief justice of the Supreme Court, becoming the only person to have served as both a U.S. chief justice and president.
  • USS Dolphin incident

    USS Dolphin incident
    USS Dolphin was a United States Navy diesel-electric deep-diving research and development submarine. She was commissioned in 1968 and decommissioned in 2007. Her 38 year career was the longest in history for a US Navy submarine. She was the Navy's last operational conventionally powered submarine.
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    Spanish American War

    On April 25, 1898 the United States declared war on Spain following the sinking of the Battleship Maine in Havana harbor on February 15, 1898. The war ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris on December 10, 1898. As a result Spain lost its control over the remains of its overseas empire -- Cuba, Puerto Rico, the Philippines Islands, Guam, and other islands.
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    Building of the Panama Canal

    With the support of the U.S. government, Panama issues a declaration of independence from Colombia. The revolution was engineered by a Panamanian faction backed by the Panama Canal Company, a French-U.S. corporation that hoped to connect the Atlantic and Pacific oceans with a waterway across the Isthmus of Panama