History

Events

Matthew perry takes warships to Tokyo Bay

1881

Presidency of Chester Arthur

1881 - 1885

Pesidency of James Garfield

1881

Presidency of Grover Cleveland (term 1)

1885 - 1889

Presidency of Benjamin Harrison

1889 - 1893

Jacob Riis publishes How the Other Half Lives

1890

Alfred T. Mahan publishes The influence of Sea Power

1890

Presidency of Grover Cleveland (Term 2)

1893 - 1897

Americans overthrow Queen Lilioukalni of Hawaii

1893

Presidency of William McKinley

1897 - 1901

U.S.S. Maine sinks in the Havana Harbor

1898

U.S. declares war on spain

1898

Secretary of State John Hay sends note on Open Door Policy in China

1899

Presidency of Theodore Roosevelt

1901 - 1909

American troops capture Filipino resistance leader Emilio Aguinaldo

1901

President McKinley is assassinated

1901

T. Roosevelt supports passage of the Newlands reclamation Act

1902

W.E.B DuBois and other African American leaders launch the Niagara Movement

1905

Pure Food and Drug Act passed

1906

Upton Sinclair publishes the Jungle

1906

N.A.A.C.P. is founded

1909

Presidency of William H. Taft

1909 - 1913

Presidency of woodrow Wilson

1913 - 1921

Federal Reserve Act

1913

17th Amendment requires direct election of senators

1913

Clayton Antitrust Act

1914

19th Amendment grants women's suffrage

1920