The Treaty of Paris, signed in Paris by representatives of King George III of Great Britain and representatives
Matthew Perry sails to Tokyo
sailed into Tokyo harbor aboard the frigate Susquehanna.
the Alaska purchase was the united states acquisition of Alaska from the Russian empire.
interstate commerce act
hull house opens
sherman antitrust act
june 30, 1892
Spanish- american war
The Spanish–American War was fought between the United States and Spain in 1898.
rough riders to cuba
He resigned in 1898 to organize the Rough Riders, the first voluntary cavalry in the Spanish-American War.
sinking of the main
suddenly blown up, apparently by a mine, in an explosion which tore her bottom out and sank her, killing 260 officers and men on board.
1899 - 1901
The Boxer Rebellion, Boxer Uprising or Yihetuan Movement was a violent anti-foreign, anti-colonial, and anti-Christian uprising that took place in China between 1899 and 1901, toward the end of the Qing dynasty
intervention in the Philippines
1899 - 1902
Spain ceded its longstanding colony of the Philippines to the United States in the Treaty of Paris.
general pershing sent to mexico
general pershing was sent to mexico to be head of the Constitutionalist faction of the revolution and now the head of the Mexican government
teddy Roosevelt becomes president
1901 - 1909
Roosevelt forms bull moose progressive party
1901 - 1909
president McKinley shot
Army Appropriations Bill.
was an addition to the Monroe Doctrine
breakup of northern securities company
pure food and drug act
upton sinclair publishes 'The Jungle'
meat inspection act
1907 - 1909
when dole declared hawaii and independent republic
muller VS oregon
william H. taft becomes president
1909 - 1913
Woodrow Wilson becomes president
1910 - 1917
a major armed struggle that rapidly transformed mexico's government and culture
breakup of standard oil
triangle shirtwaist fire
march 25, 1911
1912 - 1913
july 2nd 1912 - February 3rd 1913
federal trade commission act
a United States federal law that established civilian (albeit limited popular) government on the island of Puerto Rico
clayton antitrust act
President Jimmy Carter and Panamanian dictator Omar Torrijos signed a treaty to turn over the canal to Panama by the end of the century.
Woodrow Wilson re-elected
Sanger opens first women's health clinic
great white fleet world tour
this was a powerful navy battleship that completed a trip around the world.
pancho villa raids new mexico
began as a raid conducted by Pancho Villa's Division of the North on the small United States border town of Columbus
Carranza becomes president
a leader in the Mexican civil war following the overthrow of the dictator Porfirio Díaz. Carranza became the first president of the new Mexican republic
federal reserve created
Wilson asks senate for declaration of war
may 16, 1918
1919 - 1920
1919 - 1920
treaty of versailles
Woodrow Wilson has a stroke
huerta seizes power
he quickly moved to consolidate power in the states