Presidents Timeline

  • Adolf Hitler was Born

    Adolf Hitler was Born
    He was Austrian-born, a German politician and the leader of the Nazi Party.
  • The Progressive Movement

    The Progressive Movement
    Wilson won the election for the Democratic party.
  • 7th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution

    The 7th Amendment was enacted and provided the direct/popular election of the U.S. Senators. Before this, they were picked because of their State Legislature.
  • Congress Passes the Smith-Lever Act

    The act provides federal funds for agricultural instruction for farmers and state college students.
  • The Great War

    One of the main reasons the Great War started was because of the assassination of the Archduke Franz Ferdinand. He was killed by Serbia Black Hands. Austria Hungary -> Serbia
    Russia -> Austria Hungary
    Germany -> Russia & France
    Great Britain -> Germany
  • Panama Canal

    Panama Canal
    The Panama Canal opened after many have risked their lives; decades of toil, maneuveing and controversy.
  • The Lusitania

    The Lusitania was the world's largest ship. It was hit by torpedos and sunk by the German U-boats which caused the death of 1,198 passengers.
  • Seattle Strike

    General strike, halting economic activity in the city for five days.
  • Palmer Raids

    An intense period of government persecution of radical political dissidents; Red Scare sweeping the nation.
  • Nineteenth Amendment

    Granted women the right to vote.
  • Warren G. Harding becomes President

    Warren G. Harding becomes President
    Harding is the 29th President of the United States that served from March 4th until he passed away. He was one of the most popular presidents in history.
  • Emergency Quota Act

    Warren G. Harding signed the Emergency Quota Act which limits the number of immigrants.
  • Teapot Dome Scandal

    Teapot Dome Scandal
    The Teapot Dome Scandal was a bribery incident. This happened between the years of 1921 to 1922.
  • Tariffs Up - Fordney McCumber Tariff

    Raised tariff duties to protect the American market for American manufactures.
  • Battle Against Organized Labor

    The Battle Against Organized Labor proceeded when the Supreme Court ruled in Adkins v. Children's Hospital; which the minimum wage law for women and children adopted in Washington, D.C. and was unconstitutional.
  • Calvin Coolidge - 30th President

    Calvin Coolidge - 30th President
    Coolidge was the vice president for Harding, who passed away unexpectedly, so he stepped up and succeeded.
  • Ford Motor Company

    Automobiles which show people freedom and that they have new accomplishments.
  • Provided 20 Year Annuities

    The Soldiers' Bonus Bill was passed, which stated that twenty-year annuities would be provided for veterans. The overall cost of this was $2 billion.
  • Revenue Act

    This act lowered the War Time.
  • Ku Klux Klan

    Ku Klux Klan
    The Ku Klux Klan (KKK) had a huge demonstration in Washington, D.C. which was one of their largest parades. A total of 40,000 men marched through Pennsylvania Ave wearing their white robes.
  • Babe Ruth 60

    Babe Ruth which is a star for the baseball team, the New York Yankees, hit his 60th home run for the season.
  • Al Johnson - Jazz Singer

    Al Johnson - The Jazz Singer's first motion picture premiers, making it the beginning of the end of the silent film era.
  • Herbet Hoover takes office

    Herbet Hoover takes office
    Herbert Hoover became the 31st Presidnet of the United States. He was a professional mining engineer and was raised as a quaker.
  • The Great Depression

    Happened seven months after Hoover took office. There was a large decrease in the stock market which spiraled downward and became the spark of "The Great Depression." Many people were unemployed and lost all of their valuables like homes and savings. The effect of this was bread lines and towns called shanytowns.
  • The Bonus Army

    The depression had a mmassive affect, and left thousands of unemployed World War 1 veterans going to Congress to seek their bonus compensation that was promised to them in the previous years.
  • Great Depression leads to the New Deal

    Gave an inagural address infornt of 100,000 people on Washington's Capitol Plaza. During this, he promised that he would act swiftly and gave many poeple confidence.
  • Roosevelt's Emergency Banking Act

    Recognized the banks that were closed and unable to pay their debts, but encouraged people that it was okay to put their savings back. After this about three quarters of the banks reopened.
  • Three Terms

    Three Terms
    Franklin d. Roosevelt (FDR) was the first president that had the opportunity to be elected three times, and all in a row.
  • Attack on Pearl Harbor

    This was a surprise military strike by the Japanese against us, the U.S. Territory in Hawaii.
  • D Day

    World War II on which allied forces invaded Northern France.
  • Adolf Hitler Proclaimed Dead

    Hitler committed suicide by overdosing instead of being taken by his allies.
  • The Twenty-Second Amendment

    This amendment reassured that presidents would only be aloud to serve two terms.