Imperialism and progressive timeline:Katie Clay

Events

Matthew Perry takes warships to Tokyo Bay

1853

Presidency of James Garfield Begins

1881

Presidency of Chester Arthur

1881 - 1885

Presidency of Chester Arthur

1881 - 1885

Presidency of Chester Arthur

1881 - 1885

Presidency of Grover Cleveland (Term 1)

1885 - 1889

Alfred T. Mahan publishes The Influence of Sea Power

1890

Jacob Riis publishes How the Other Half Lives

1890

Presidency of Grover Cleveland (Term 2)

1893 - 1897

Americans overthrow Queen Liliuokalani of Hawaii

1893

Cuban rebels declare Cuba an independent Republic of Cuba

1895 - 1898

Presidency of William McKinley

1897 - 1901

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

1898

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

President McKinley is assassinated

1901

Emilio Aguinaldo was captured by us troops

1901

Presidency of Theodore Roosevelt

1901 - 1909

T. Roosevelt supports passage of the Newlands Reclamation Act

1902

Construction of the Panama Canal begins

1903

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

Presidency of William H. Taft

1909 - 1913

N.A.A.C.P is founded

1909

W. Taft establishes the Children’s Bureau

1912

17th Amendment requires direct election of senators

1913

Presidency of Woodrow Wilson

1913 - 1921

Federal Reserve Act

1913

Clayton Antitrust Act

15 October 1914

19th Amendment grants women’s suffrage

1920