1900-1950 Timeline

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William McKinley

1897 - 1901

Theodore Roosevelt

1901 - 1909

First Airplane Flight

1903

Publication of "The Jungle"

1906

NAACP is founded

1909

William Howard Taft

1909 - 1913

Woodrow Wilson

1913 - 1921

16th Amendment: Federal income tax

1913

Henry Ford develops the assembly line

1913

World War I

1914 - 1918

The Lusitania is sunk

1915

Russian revolution

1917

Prohibition Ends

1919

1st Radio Broadcast

1920

19th Amendment: Women's Rights to Vote

1920

Warren G. Harding

1921 - 1923

Traffic Signal- Garret Morgan

1922

Calvin Coolidge

1923 - 1929

Orchard School founded

1923

Rocket-Robert Goddard

1926

First Talking Movie

1927

Lindbergh Solos the Atlantic

1927

Penicillin- Alexander Fleming

1928

Herbert Hoover

1929 - 1933

The Stock Market Crash

1929

Television- Vladmir Zworykin

1929

Japan invades Manchuria

1931

Franklin D. Roosevelt

1933 - 1945

FDR introduces New Deal Legislation

1933

Tennessee Valley Authority

1933

Adolf Hitler becomes chancellor of Germany

1933

Social Security Act

1935

WPA

1935

Blood Plasma Preservation- Dr. Charles Drew

1938

Xerox founded by Chester Carlson

1938

World War II

1939 - 1945

Germany invades Poland

1939

Japan attacks Pearl Harbor

1941

Grandpa Born

1942

D-Day Invasion of Normandy

1944

Harry S. Truman

1945 - 1953

Atomic Bomb Dropped on Hiroshima

1945

Microwave Invented- Percy Lee Baron

1946

The Berlin Airlift

1948

Velcro was invented by George de Mestral

1948

North Atlantic Treaty Organization

1949

North Korea invades South Korea

1950