Timeline created by duvanderhoof
  • Abraham Lincoln

    Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln sbolished slavery.
    He was able to run the union during the time of a civil war.
    Also he won the civil war and did not let the country split into two.
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  • Andrew Johnson

    Andrew Johnson
    Signed the Civil Rights Bill.
    Created new federal civil rights.
    Purchased Alaska from Russia.
  • Ulysses Grant

    Ulysses Grant
    Transcontinental Railroad Completed.
    Black Friday Scandal involving James Fisk and Jay Gould resolved.
    Fifteenth Amendment Ratified.
  • James Garfiled

    James Garfiled
    He attempted to reestablish the Independance of the Presidency.
    Started the work of Pendleton Civil Service Reform Act.
    Recommended a universal education system.
  • Chester Arthur

    Chester Arthur
    Signed the Tariff Act of 1883.
    Congress Passed the Pendleton Act.
    He signed the Edmunds Act that banned Bigamists and Polygamists from voting and holding office.
  • Benjhamin Harrison

    Benjhamin Harrison
    Harrison passed the Dependent and Disability Pensions Act.
    Harrison passed the Sherman Silver Purchase Act.
    The tariff was removed from imported sugar, and sugar growers in the U.S.
  • Grover Clevland

    Grover Clevland
    Signed an act creating the Interstate Commerce Commission.
    Angered railroad investors by ordering an investigation of western lands they held by a government grant.
    Passed a Bill in 1886 that required the government to coin unlimited amounts of silver, inflating the then currency.
  • William Mckinley

    William Mckinley
    He annexed Hawaii to the United States.
    McKinley reformed the civil service administration system to make it more flexible in crertain areas.
    Gold Standard Act was passed, the U.S. was officially placed on the gold standard.
  • William Taft

    William Taft
    Strengthened the Interstate Commerce Commission.
    Improved the performance of the postal service.
    Passed the Sixteenth Amendment.
  • Woodrow Wilson

    Woodrow Wilson
    Passed the Federal Reserve Act.
    Signed the Adamson Act.
    Wilson took America into World War I.