Spanish American War to women suffrage

By Areli H
  • William McKinley

    William McKinley
    He was appointed to the powerful Ways and Means Committee.
  • Spanish American war

    Spanish American war
    One hundred years ago, in 1898, the United States was fighting the Spanish-American War. The victory over Spain made the United States a colonial power. The Spanish colonies of Cuba, Puerto Rico, Guam, and the Philippines, as well as the formerly independent nation of Hawaii, became American possessions.
  • Open Door Policy

    Open Door Policy
    Is the concept that refers to the policy of 1898 allowing multiple Imperial powers access to China, with none of them in control of that country.
  • Chinese Exclusion Act

    Chinese Exclusion Act
    The Chinese first came as miners, then as railroad workers constructing the transcontinental line, which was finished in 1869.
  • Hepburn Act

    Hepburn Act
    Congress passed the Hepburn Act to clarify and increase the authority of the Interstate Commerce Commission over railroads and other certain types of carriers.
  • Panic

    reveals Money Trust greater power over U.S banking & money supply than gov't.
  • William Howard Taft

    William Howard Taft
    Distinguished jurist, effective administrator, but poor politician, William Howard Taft spent four uncomfortable years in the White House.
  • Ballinger-Pinchot Controversy

    Ballinger-Pinchot Controversy
    Demonstrated Taft’s unwillingness to follow the conservation policies of Roosevelt and his supporters. Many Republicans in Congress were disappointed in Taft for what they perceived as his betrayal of Roosevelt.
  • Underwood-Simmons Triff

    Underwood-Simmons Triff
    Lower tariffs
  • Federal Reserve System

    Federal Reserve System
    Result of invesigation of money Trust / Panic 1907, 12 region banks. The U.S get control of money supply,interest rates.
  • Clayton Anti Trust Act

    Clayton Anti Trust Act
    An amendment passed by the U.S. Congress in 1914 that provides further clarification and substance to the Sherman Antitrust Act of 1890. The Clayton Antitrust Act attempts to prohibit certain actions that lead to anti-competitiveness.
  • 16th Amendment

    16th Amendment
    The Congress shall have power to lay and collect taxes on incomes, from whatever source derived, without apportionment among several states.
  • Herbert Croly The Promise of American Life

    Herbert Croly The Promise of American Life
    Very influential Prog book; argued needed strong Hamiltong Federalist style gov't to intervene to protect people from eco abuses.
  • Military Intervention in Vera Cruz

    Military Intervention in Vera Cruz
    Mexico; April- Nov US military controls city after Mex officials seized US sailor & refused to give humiliating apology.
  • Birth of A Nation

    Birth of A Nation
    1st full lenght silent movies glories KKK, there were movies produced that had no words.
  • Madison Grant's Passing of the Great Race

    Madison Grant's Passing of the Great Race
    Nativist warns "mongrelization" by immigrants
  • 1917-1918 US in WWI

    1917-1918 US in WWI
    Enter was because Germans resumed unrestricted submarine warfare & Zimmerman Note.
  • Fourteen Points

    Fourteen Points
    Plan for peace after WWI included self determinations & League of Nations.
  • Treaty of Versailles

    Treaty of Versailles
    The US did not sign the treaty of Versailles and that makes the end of the World War I.
  • Suffragettes win 1920 19th Amendment Women right to vote

    Suffragettes win 1920 19th Amendment Women right to vote
    she created and help formed the American Birth Control Leagueaka planned parenthood, family planning.