imperialism and progressive timeline

Events

Matthew Perry takes warships to Tokyo Bay

1853

Presidency of James Garfield

1881

Presidency of Chester Arthur

1881 - 1885

Presidency of Grover Cleveland

1885

Presidency of Benjamin Harrison

1889 - 1893

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

American troops capture Filipino resistance leader Emilio Aguinaldo-

1898

U.S. declares war on Spain

1898

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

1898

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

1899

President McKinley is assassinated

1901 - 1909

President McKinley is assassinated

1901

T. Roosevelt supports passage of the Newlands Reclamation

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

17th Amendment requires direct election of senators-

1912

W. Taft establishes the Children’s Bureau

1912

Federal Reserve Act

1913

Federal Reserve Act

1913

Presidency of Woodrow Wilson

1913 - 1921

Clayton Antitrust Act

1914

19th Amendment grants women’s suffrage

1920