WW1 Project

Timeline created by mbrace
  • Wilson's Presidency

    Wilson's Presidency
    March 4, 1913 – March 4, 1921
  • WW1 timeframe

    WW1 timeframe
    July 28 1914- November 11, 1918
  • The Great Migration

    The Great Migration
    The Great Migration was an exodus of around six million African Americans between 1915-1970 from the South to the North in an attempt to escape racist ideologies and practices​ and to create new lives as American citizens.
  • Lusitania

    a German U-boat torpedoed and sank the RMS Lusitania, a British ocean liner en route from New York to Liverpool, England which had American passengers​ on board.
  • First Woman Elected to Congress (U.S)

    First Woman Elected to Congress (U.S)
    Jeannette Pickering Rankin was elected U.S. House of Representatives from Montana
  • Selective Service Act

    Selective Service Act
    Selective Service Act of 1917 authorized the United States federal government to raise a national army for service in world war 1.
  • Espionage Act

    Espionage Act
    It was intended to prohibit interference with military operations or recruitment, to prevent insubordination in the military, and to prevent the support of United States enemies during wartime.
  • Russian Revolution (Lenin)

    Russian Revolution (Lenin)
    Bolshevik Revolution. On November 6 and 7, 1917, leftist revolutionaries led by Bolshevik Party leader Vladimir Lenin launched a nearly bloodless coup d'état against the Duma's government.
  • Wilson's 14 points

    Wilson's 14 points
    January 8, 1918, address to Congress, President Woodrow Wilson proposed 14-point program for world peace.
  • Sedition Act

    Sedition Act
    made it a crime to "willfully utter, print, write, or publish any disloyal, profane, scurrilous, or abusive language about the form of the Government of the United States"
  • Influenza Epidemic

    Influenza Epidemic
    1 Nov 11, 1918-1919,​ killed an estimated 50 million people. One-fifth of the world's population was attacked by this deadly virus. Within months, it had killed more people than any other illness in recorded history.
  • Schenk vs. US

    Schenk vs. US
    ARGUED- Jan 9 - 10, 1919 DECIDED Mar 3, 1919,​ Schenck was charged with conspiracy to violate the Espionage Act of 1917 by attempting to cause insubordination in the military and to obstruct recruitment.
  • 19th Amendment

    19th Amendment
    June 4, 1919, and ratified on August 18, 1920, the 19th amendment granted women the right to vote.
  • U.S Senates Rejection of the Treaty of Versailles

    U.S Senates Rejection of the Treaty of Versailles
    Nov. 19, 1919, the Senate rejected the Treaty of Versailles based primarily on objections to the League of Nations. The U.S. would never ratify the treaty or join the League of Nation
  • Wall Street Bombing

    Wall Street Bombing
    On September 16, 1920, a horse-drawn cart carrying a massive, improvised explosive was detonated on the busiest corner on Wall Street. One eyewitness described “two sheets of flame that seemed to envelop the whole width of Wall Street and as high as the tenth story of the tall buildings.” Thirty-eight people were killed in the Wall Street Bombing, and hundreds were injured. The perpetrators were likely Italian anarchists ( No one was ever charged)
  • Teapot Dome Scandal

    Teapot Dome Scandal
    was a bribery scandal involving the administration of United States President Warren G. Harding from 1921 to 1923. Albert Bacon Fall—U.S. Pres. Harding’s secretary of the interior—to oil tycoons Edward L. Doheny and Harry F. Sinclair. Fall, who had received as much as $400,000 in bribes, became the first cabinet member to be imprisoned for crimes committed while in office.
  • Russian Civil War ends

    Russian Civil War ends
    June 16,​ 1923
    The communists established the Soviet Union in 1922
  • St. Valentine's Day Massacre

    St. Valentine's Day Massacre
    ‎February 14, 1929; 10:30 am St. Valentine's Day massacre; Al Capone gains unquestioned control of Chicago mobs.
    Irish gangster George “Bugs” Moran, one of Capone’s longtime enemies, was​ shot to death by several men dressed as policemen.
  • The Person’s case

    The Person’s case
    Oct 18, 1929,​ The interrogation of women into the workplace. Established the right of women to be appointed to the Senate.​
  • Black Tuesday

    Black Tuesday
    Oct 29, 1929,​ Black Tuesday Stock market crashed. Billions of dollars were lost, wiping out thousands of investors, and stock tickers ran hours behind because the machinery could not handle the tremendous volume of trading.​