America as a World Power 1890-1945

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Cleveland Elected

1892

McKinley Elected

1896

Spanish American War starts and Ends

1898

McKinley Elected

1900

McKinley Shot- Roosevelt becomes president

1901

US Acquires Panama Canal

1904

Teddy Roosevelt Reelected

1904

Taft Elected

1908

Wilson Elected

1912

Start of WWI in Europe

1914

Canal is complete

1914

Wilson reelected

1916

US enters WWI

1917

WWI Ends with treaty of Versailles

1919

Harding Elected

1920

Washington Confrence

1921

Coolidge Elected

1924

Kellogg-Brain Pact

1928

Hoover Elected

1928

Japan Invades Manchuria

1931

FDR Elected

1932

FDR Elected

1936

Germany Invades Poland

1939

FDR Elected

1940

Japan Attacks Pearl Harbor

1941

Lend-Lease Began

1941

US Enters WWII

1941

FDR Elected

1944

D-Day Invasions

1944

Truman Takes over after FDR's death

1944

US Drops Nuclear Bombs

1945

Yalta and Potsdam Conferences

1945

UN Formed

1945

WWII Ends

1945