Presidents Important people Wars Important World Events 1860-1940 presidents Timeline Taylor Mitchell
1860-1870 • President Abraham Lincoln 1861-1865. • President Andrew Johnson 1865-1869. • President Ulysses S. Grant 1869-1877. • First Battle of Bull Run in 1861. • United States Civil War from 1861-1865. Lincoln was the central figure of the American Civil War. • Battle of Gettysburg in 1863. • Sand Creek Massacre in 1864. • Civil Rights Act of 1866. • Ku Klux Klan founded in 1866. The Civil War Ku Klux Klan
1870-1880 President Rutherford B. Hayes 1877-1881. Great Chicago Fire on 1871. Treaty of Washington with great Britain regarding the Dominion of Canada in 1871. Yellow Stone National Park established in 1872. Red Rivers Wars in 1874. Civil Rights Act of 1875. Battle of Little Bighorn in 1876. In 1887, Nellie Bly reported in a newspaper article after witnessing the way the patients with asylum were being treated. After her stories appeared, conditions at the asylum improved.
President James A. Garfield 1881. • President Chester Alan Arthur 1881-1885. • President Grover Cleveland 1885-1889. • President President Benjamin Harrison 1889-1893. • Chinese Exclusion Act and European Restriction Act of 1882. • Washington monument completed in 1885. • William Seward, the Secretary of State under Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson; purchased Alaska from Russia in 1867. Congress officially annexed Alaska in 1884. • Yosemite National Park in 1890. • Wounded Knee Massacre in 1890. 1880-1890
1890-1900 1890-1900 • Grover Cleveland president again from 1893-1897. • President William McKinley 1897-1901. • Gold discovered in the Yukon’s Klondike in 1896. • Spanish American war in 1898. • Boxer Rebellion in China in 1900. • Carrie A. Nation fought for prohibition in the 1890’s • In 1900 Muckrakers were journalists who tried to discover muck, or corruption, in society. The Muckrakers fueled public demand for reform. Carrie A. Nation
1900-1910 President Theodore Roosevelt 1901-1909. President William H. Taft 1909-1913. Susan B. Anthony fought for woman suffrage in 1892. Ford Motor Company formed in 1903. First World Series in 1903. Panama Canal Zone acquired in 1904. Ford Model T marketed in 1908. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) established in 1908. Susan B. Anthony FBI of 1908
1910-1920 President Woodrow Wilson 1913-1921. Titanic sinks in 1912. World War l started July 28, 1914 to November 11, 1918. In 1917 Carrie Chapman Catt, president of NAWSA, supported President Wilson and volunteered NAWSA’s services to the government in case it entered the war. United States enters World War 1 in 1917. Treaty of Versailles in 1919. Carrie Catt
1920-1930 President Warren G. Harding 1921-1923. President Calvin Coolidge 1923-1929. President Herbert Hoover 1929-1933. The 1920’s was called the Roaring Twenties or the Jazz Age. It was a time to celebrate the new and modern. The popularity of jazz-a new type of American music that combined African rhythms, blues, and ragtime. Charles Lindbergh makes first trans-Atlantic flight in 1927. The Jazz Singer starring Al Jolson is the first "talkie" to be released in 1927.
Germany Amelia Earhart 1930-1940 President Franklin D. Roosevelt 1933-1945. Amelia Earhart flies across the Atlantic Ocean 1932. Dust Bowl begins 1934. Social Security Act in 1935. London Conference on disarmament in 1936. Hindenburg disaster in 1937. Germany invades Poland; World War II beginsin 1939.