20th Century U.S. History

Events

Debates Abroad: American Foreign Policy

Spanish American War

Approx. 1898

War with Philippines

1899 - 1902

World War I (Europe)

1914 - 1918

World War I (US)

1917 - 1918

Rejection of Treaty of Versailles

March 19, 1920

World War II Europe

1939 - 1945

World War II (US)

1941 - 1945

Pearl Harbor

December 7 1941

Korean War

1950 - 1953

Vietnam War

1965 - 1975

Debates at Home: American Domestic Policy

Progressive Era

Approx. 1900 - Approx. 1917

Great Depression

1929 - 1941

New Deal

1933 - Approx. 1941

Civil Rights Movement

Approx. 1954 - Approx. 1968

Brown v. Board of Education

1954

Great Society

1964 - 1968

American Presidents

William McKinley (R)

March 4 1897 - March 3 1901

Theodore Roosevelt

March 4 1901 - March 3 1909

William Howard Taft (R)

January 20 1909 - January 19 1913

Woodrow Wilson (D)

March 4 1913 - March 3 1921

Warren Harding (R)

March 4 1921 - March 3 1923

Calvin Coolidge (R)

March 4 1923 - March 3 1929

Herbert Hoover (R)

March 4 1929 - March 3 1933

Franklin Roosevelt

March 4 1933 - April 1945

Harry Truman (D)

May 1945 - January 19 1953

Dwight Eisenhower (R)

January 20 1953 - January 19 1961

John Kennedy (D)

January 20 1961 - November 22 1963

Lyndon Johnson (D)

November 23 1963 - January 19 1969

Richard Nixon (R)

January 20 1969 - 1974