Unit 7b

Events

Annexation of Hawaii

1898

USS Maine

January 18, 1898 - February 15, 1898

Spanish American War

April 1898 - August 1898

De Lome Letter

April 20, 1898

Teller Amendment

April 20, 1898

John Hay's Open Door Notes

1899 - 1900

Platt Amendment

March 2, 1901

Panama Canal

1903 - 1914

Elkins Act

1903

Roosevelt Corollary

1904

Hepburn Act

1906

Payne Aldrich Tariff Act

1909

NAACP Founded

February 12, 1909

16th Amendment (Federal income tax)

February 3, 1913

17th Amendment (Direct election of Senate)

May 31, 1913

Clayton Antitrust Act

1914

Sinking of the Lusitania

May 7, 1915

Espionage Act

1917

Zimmerman Telegram

January 16, 1917

U.S Declaration of War in WWI

April 6, 1917

Sedition Act

May 6, 1918

18th Amendment (Prohibition)

January 16, 1919

Treaty of Versailles

June 28, 1919

Sacco & Vanzetti

April 15, 1920 - August 23, 1927

19th Amendment (Women's suffrage)

August 18, 1920

Washington Conference

November 12, 1921 - February 6, 1922

Dawes Plan

1924

Scopes "Monkey" Trial

July 21, 1925

Kellogg Briand Pact (Pact of Paris)

August 27, 1928

Stock Market Crash

October 29, 1929

Bank Holiday (Emergency Banking Relief Act)

February 14, 1933 - February 22, 1933

21st Amendment (Repeals prohibition)

December 5, 1933

Beginning of WWII in Europe

September 1, 1939

Pearl Harbor

December 7, 1941

VE Day

May 8, 1945

Bombing of Hiroshima

August 6, 1945

Bombing of Nagasaki

August 9, 1945

VJ Day

August 15, 1945