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.
Important World Events
The Civil War
Ku Klux Klan
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.
Carrie A. Nation
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
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.
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.
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.