Time line

Timeline created by Christopher Hunt
In History
  • Chicago’s Hull House (1889)

    Chicago’s Hull House (1889)
  • How the Other Half Lives (1890)

    How the Other Half Lives (1890)
  • Influence of Sea Power Upon History (1890)

    Influence of Sea Power Upon History (1890)
    is a history of naval warfare published in 1890 by Alfred Thayer Mahan.
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    Progressive Era (1890- 1920)

    Curbing political corruption caused by political machines, and limiting the political influence of large corporations.
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    Imperialism (1890- 1914)

    American interest abroad in the 1890s. The concepts of Social Darwinism were used by supporters of imperialism
  • Annexation of Hawaii (1897)

    Annexation of Hawaii (1897)
    United States wanted Hawaii to acquire its islands and because it was a port way to China, East India and Asia.
  • Spanish American War (1898)

    Spanish American War (1898)
    Spain and the United States it started because a explosion leading to U.S. intervention in the Cuban War of Independence.
  • • Open Door Policy (1899)

  • Assassination of President McKinley (1901)

    Assassination of President McKinley (1901)
    William McKinley was the 25th president of the United States from 1897, until his assassination in 1901.
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    Theodore Roosevelt (1901- 1909)

    Roosevelt quickly rose through the political ranks, making his mark as an opponent of corruption in business and politics.
  • Panama Canal U.S. Construction Begins (1904)

  • The Jungle (1906)

    The Jungle (1906)
    Harsh conditions and exploited lives of immigrants in the United States in Chicago and similar industrialized cities.
  • Pure Food and Drug Act (1906)

    Pure Food and Drug Act (1906)
    Laid a foundation for the nation's first consumer protection agency, the Food and Drug Administration
  • Model-T (1908)

    Model-T (1908)
    Car that put the world on wheels first self starting car
  • NAACP (1909)

    NAACP (1909)
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    William Howard Taft (1909- 1913)

    President Taft was more committed to the expansion of U.S. foreign trade than was Roosevelt.
  • 16th Amendment (1913)

    16th Amendment (1913)
    The 16th amendment allows Congress to levy an income tax without apportioning it among the states on the basis of population.
  • • Federal Reserve Act (1913)

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    Woodrow Wilson (1913- 1921)

    Wilson's moral diplomacy replaced the dollar diplomacy of William Howard Taft, which highlighted the importance of economic support to improve bilateral ties between two nations.
  • 17th Amendment (1914)

    17th Amendment (1914)
    Senators have been elected by write-in votes and some have seen their elections contested.
  • Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand (1914)

    Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand (1914)
    The assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand lead to war
  • Trench Warfare, Poison Gas, and Machine Guns (1914)

    Trench Warfare, Poison Gas, and Machine Guns (1914)
    They had Chemical weapons, tear gas, and machine guns
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    World War I (1914- 1918)

    The assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria lead to war
  • Sinking of the Lusitania (1915)

    Sinking of the Lusitania (1915)
    A German U-boat torpedoed the British-owned steamship Lusitania, killing 1,195 people including 128 Americans
  • National Parks System (1916)

  • Zimmerman Telegram (1917)

    Zimmerman Telegram (1917)
    A secret diplomatic communication issued from the German If the United States entered World War I against Germany, Mexico would recover Texas, Arizona, and New Mexico
  • Russian Revolution (1917)

    Russian Revolution (1917)
    Period of political and social revolution across the territory of the Russian Empire.
  • U.S. entry into WWI (1917)

  • Battle of Argonne Forest (1918)

  • Armistice (1918)

  • Woodrow Wilson’s Fourteen Points (1918)

  • Treaty of Versailles (1919)

  • 18th Amendment (1920)

  • • 19th Amendment (1920)

  • President Harding’s Return to Normalcy (1920)

    President Harding’s Return to Normalcy (1920)
    He wanted to make life how it was before World War I
  • Harlem Renaissance (1920)

    Harlem Renaissance (1920)
    black cultural mecca in the early 20th century
  • Red Scare (1920)

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    Roaring Twenties (1920-1929)

    Economic growth and recovery from wartime
  • Teapot Dome Scandal (1921)

  • Joseph Stalin Leads USSR (1924)

  • Scopes “Monkey” Trial (1925)

    Scopes “Monkey” Trial (1925)
    American legal case in July 1925 in which a high school teacher, John T. Scopes, was accused of violating Tennessee's Butler Act
  • Charles Lindbergh’s Trans-Atlantic Flight (1927)

    Charles Lindbergh’s Trans-Atlantic Flight (1927)
    Lindbergh flew it from San Diego to New York, setting a new record for the fastest transcontinental flight.
  • St. Valentine’s Day Massacre (1929)

  • Stock Market Crashes “Black Tuesday” (1929)

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    Great Depression

    Stock market crash which sent Wall Street into a panic and wiped out millions of investors.
  • Hoovervilles (1930)

    Hoovervilles (1930)
    Where people lived that didn't have a job or no where to go
  • Smoot-Hawley Tariff (1930)

    Smoot-Hawley Tariff (1930)
    He wanted a law that implemented protectionist trade policies in the United States.
  • 100, 000 Banks Have Failed (1932)

  • Agriculture Adjustment Administration (AAA) (1933)

    Agriculture Adjustment Administration (AAA) (1933)
    designed to boost agricultural prices by reducing surpluses
  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) (1933)

    Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) (1933)
    Protects the funds depositors place in banks and savings associations
  • Public Works Administration (PWA) (1933)

    Public Works Administration (PWA) (1933)
    was a large-scale public works construction agency in the United States
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    Franklin D. Roosevelt (1933- 1945)

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    New Deal Programs (1933-1938)

    Was made to help America and other people get there jobs and money
  • Dust Bowl (1935)

    Dust Bowl (1935)
    dust storm that occurred on April 14, 1935 as part of the Dust Bowl. It was one of the worst dust storms in American history.
  • Social Security Administration (SSA) (1935)