History Timeline 2

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William McKinley (1897-1901)

1897 - 1901

Theodore Roosevelt (1901-1909)

1901 - 1909

First airplane flight- 1903

1903

Publication of the Jungle- 1906

1906

William H. Taft (1909-1913)

1909 - 1913

16th Amendment (Federal Income Tax)- 1909

1909

NAACP is founded- 1909

1909

1st Radio Broadcast- 1910

1910

Henry Ford develops the assembly line- 1913

1913

Woodrow Wilson (1913-1921)

1913 - 1921

World War 1 Starts- 1914

1914

The Lusitania is sunk- 1915

1915

The Russian Revolution- 1917

1917

Prohibition begins- 1918

1918

World War 1 Ends- 1918

1918

19th Amendment (Women’s Right to Vote)- 1919

1919

Warren G. Harding (1921-1923)

1921 - 1923

Traffic Signal- Garrett Morgan, 1923

1923

Orchard School Founded- 1923

1923

Calvin Coolidge (1923-1929)

1923 - 1929

Rocket-Robert Goddard, 1926

1926

Lindbergh solos the Atlantic- 1927

1927

1st talking movie- 1927

1927

Penicillin- Alexander Fleming, 1928

1928

Stock Market Crash- 1929

1929

Television- Vladimir Zworykin, 1929

1929

Herbert Hoover (1929-1933)

1929 - 1933

Japan invades Manchuria- 1931

1931

Hitler become chancellor of Germany- 1933

1933

New Deal Legislation- 1933

1933

Tennessee Valley Authority- 1933

1933

Franklin D. Roosevelt (1933-1945)

1933 - 1945

Social Security Act- 1935

1935

WPA- 1935

1935

Blood plasma preservation- Dr. Charles Drew, 1938

1938

Xerox- Chester Carlson, 1938

1938

Germany invades Poland- 1939

1939

Japan attacks Pearl Harbor- 1941

1941

D-Day invasion of Normandy- 1944

1944

Atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima- 1945

1945

Harry S. Truman (1945-1953)

1945 - 1953

Microwave- Percy Le Baron, 1946

1946

Berlin Airlift- 1948-1949

1948 - 1949

Velcro- George De Mestral, 1948

1948

North Atlantic Treaty Organization- 1949

1949

North Korea invades South Korea- 1950

1950