US Presidents

By Alex224
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    President William McKinley

    Vice Presidents: Theodore Roosevelt, and Garrett Hobart
  • Dingley Tariff

    Dingley Tariff
    Protected manufacturers and factory workers from foreign competition
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    Spanish American War

    A conflict between Spain and the US.
  • Gold Standard Act

    Established gold as the only standard for redeeming paper money.
  • McKinley's Re Election

  • McKinley's Assassination

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    Theodore Roosevelt

    Vice Presidents: Charles W. Fairbanks
  • Roosevelt Dealt With Union Workers

    Set up a fact finding commission that stopped the strike and resulted in the workers getting more pay for fewer hours
  • Meat Inspection Act

    Prevented adulterated or misbranded meat and meat products form being sold as food and to ensure that meat and meat products are slaughtered and processed under sanitary conditions.
  • Gentleman's Agreement

    Banned all school segregation of Japanese,but controlled Japanese immigration in California
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    President William H. Taft

    Vice Presidents: James Sherman
  • Payne-Aldrich Tariff Act

    Lowered certain tariffs on goods entering the US
  • Proposed amendment to allow the federal government to tax incomes

  • United States Chamber of Commerce was made

  • 16th Amendment was Ratified

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    President Woodrow Wilson

    Vice Presidents: Thomas Marshall
  • Federal Reserve Act

    Established a more effective supervision of banking in the U.S
  • World War I began

  • His first wife,Ellen, died

  • Trade Commission Act

    To curb unfair trade practices
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    President Warren G. Harding

    Vice Presidents: Calvin Coolidge
  • Budget and Accounting Act

    Established the framework for the moden federal budget
  • Ending of the 1920-21 depression

  • Packers and Stockyards Act

    Regulated interstate and foreign commerce in live stock, li-stock produce, dairy products, poultry, poultry products, and eggs for other purposes.
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    Washington Naval Treaty

    Prevented an arms race by limiting naval construction
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    President Calvin Coolidge

    Vice Presidents: Charles Dawes
  • Immigration Act

    Limited the annual number of immigrants who could be admitted from any country.
  • Revenue Act

    Cut tax rates and established the U.S Board of Tax Appeals
  • Great Mississippi Flood

    Most destructive flood in U.S History
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    President Herbert C. Hoover

    Vice Presdents: Charles Curtis
  • Great Depression started

  • Smoot-Hawley Tariff

    Raised US Tariffs on over 20,000 imported goods to record levels
  • Hoover Dam construction began

  • Hoover-Stimson Doctrine

    US would not recognize territories gained by force
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    President Franklin D. Roosevelt

    Vice Presidents: John Garner, Henry Wallace, and Harry S. Truman
  • Emergency Banking Act

    Allows only Federal Reserve-approved banks to operate in the US
  • Executive Order 6102

    Declared that all privately held gold of American citizens was o be sold to the U.S treasury and the price was raised from $20 to $35 per ounce
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    London Economic Conference

    Proposed to win agreemet on measures to fight global depression
  • Glass-Steagall Act

    Established the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation(FDIC)
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    World War II

  • Manhattan Project

    Created Atomic Bombs
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    President Harry S. Truman

    Vice Presidents: Alben Barkley
  • The end of WWII

  • National Security Act

    Realigned and reorganized the U.S Armed Forces, foreign policy, and Intelligence Community apparatus in the aftermath of WWII
  • Housing Act

    Expansion of the federal role in mortgage insurance and issuance and the construction of public housing
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    President Dwight D.Eisenhower

    Vice Presidents: Richard M. Nixon
  • The Start of the Vietnam war

  • Federal Aid Highway Act

    Created the Interstate Highway System
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    Hungarian Revolution

    A revolt against the Hungarian Government
  • Eisenhower Doctrine

    A country could request American economic assistance and/or aid from US military forces if threatened by another state
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    President John F. Kennedy

    Vice Presidents: Lyndon B. Johnson
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    Cuban Missile Crisis

  • Equal Pay Act

    Amended the Fair Labor Standards Act
  • Kennedy's Assassination

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    President Lyndon B. Johnson

    Vice Presidents: Herbert Humphrey
  • Civil Rights Act

    Outlawed most forms of racial segregation
  • Voting Rights Act

    Outlawed discrimination in voting
  • Apolllo 1 crew killed in fire

  • Thurgood Marshall becomes the first African American Associate Justice

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    President Richard M. Nixon

    Vice Presidents: Spiro Agnew, and Gerald R. Ford
  • Nixon Doctrine

    Stated that the US would assist in the defense and developments of allies and friends
  • Nixon visited South Vietnam

  • Anti Ballistic Missile Treaty

    Limited the amount of Anti Ballistic Missile systems
  • The Resignation of Nixon

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    President Gerald R. Ford

    Vice Presidents: Nelson Rockefeller
  • Tax Reduction Act

    Provided a 10% rebate on 1974 tax liability and created a temporary $30 general tax credit for each taxpayer and dependent
  • Education for All Handicapped Children Act

    Established special education throughout the US
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    Swine Flu Epidemic

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    President Jimmy Carter

    Vice Presidents: Walter Mondale
  • U.S Energy Crisis

  • Airline Deregulation Act

    Removed government control over fares, routes, and market entry from commercial aviation
  • Public Law 96-185

    Bailed out the Chrysler Corporation
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    President Ronald Reagan

    Vice Presidents: George H.W. Bush
  • Economic Recovery Tax Act

    Lowered the top marginal tax bracket from 70% to 50% and the lowest bracket from 14% to 11%
  • Partnership Act

    Initiated one of the nation's first public/privte partnerships
  • Stock Market Crash

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    President George H.W. Bush

    Vice Presidents: Dan Quayle
  • Americans With Disabilities Act

    Prohibited the discrimination of disabilities
  • Beginning of the Gulf War

  • Immigration Act

    Increased legal immigration to the US by 40%
  • Beginning of the Somali Civil War

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    President Bill Clinton

    Vice Presidents: Al Gore
  • Family and Medical Leave Act

    Granted family and temporary mediacl leave under certain circumstances
  • Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act

    It created 36% and 39.6% income tax rates for individuals in the top 1.2% of the wage earners
  • Made a major speech about a health care reform plan

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    President George W. Bush

    Vice Presidents: Dick Cheney
  • 9/11

    Terrorists took down the Twin Towers
  • No Child Left Behind Act

    Closed the achievement gap with the accountability, flexibility, and choice, so that no child is left behind
  • Medicare Act

    An act used to strengthen and improve the medicare program
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    President Barrack H. Obama

    Vice Presidents: Joe Biden
  • Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act

    Relaxed the statute of limitations for equal pay lawsuits
  • Dont Ask, Dont Tell Repeal Act

    Ended the Dont Ask Dont Tell Act
  • State of the Union Address

    Obama shared his vision for America