Imperialism & Progressivism Timeline

Events

Mathew Perry takes warhips to Tokyo Bay

1853 - 1854

Presidency of James Garfield

1881

presidency of Chester Arthur

1881 - 1885

presidency of Grover Cleveland (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

Americans overthrow Queen Liluokalani of Hawaii

1893

Presidency of Grover Cleveland (Term 2)

1893 - 1897

cuban rebels declare cuba an independent republuc of Cuba

1895 - 1898

Presidency of Willian McKinley

1897 - 1901

U.S. declares war on Spain

1898

U.S.S. Maine sinks in the havana hrbor

1898

American troops capture filipino resistance leader Emilio Aguinaldo

1899 - 1902

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

1899

McKinley assassinated

1901

Presidency of Theodore Roosevelt

1901 - 1909

T. Roosevelt supports passage of the Newlands Reclamation Act

1902

construction of panama canal begins

1903 - 1914

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 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

Federal Reserve Act

1913

Presidency of Woodrow Wilson

1913 - 1921

Clayton Antitrust Act

1914

19th Amendment grants woman's sufferage

1920