1870-1940

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Presidents

1870-1940

Ulysses S. Grant

1869 - 1877

Rutherford B. Hayes

1877 - 1881

James A. Garfield

1881 - 09/19/1881

killed in office*

Chester A. Arthur

9/19/1881 - 1885

Grover Cleveland

1885 - 1889

Benjamin Harrison

1889 - 1893

Grover Cleveland

1893 - 1897

2nd time in office* only president to do so*

William McKinley

1897 - 1901

killed in office*

Theodore Roosevelt

1901 - 1909

William Howard Taft

1909 - 1913

Woodrow Wilson

1913 - 1921

Warren G. Harding

1921 - 8/2/1923

killed in office*

Calvin Coolidge

8/2/1923 - 1929

Herbert Hoover

1929 - 1933

Franklin D. Roosevelt

1933 - 1945

served 3 terms*

Senate

1870-1940

REPUBLICAN

1871 - 1879

DEMOCRATIC

1879 - 1881

SPLIT

1881 - 1883

Same amout of Dems. and Reps.

REPUBLICAN

1883 - 1893

DEMOCRATIC

1893 - 1895

REPUBLICAN

1895 - 1913

DEMOCRATIC

1913 - 1919

REPUBLICAN

1919 - 1933

DEMOCRATIC

1933 - 1941

House of Representatives

1870-1940

REPUBLICAN

1871 - 1875

DEMOCRATIC

1875 - 1881

REPUBLICAN

1881 - 1883

DEMOCRATIC

1883 - 1889

REPUBLICAN

1889 - 1891

DEMOCRATIC

1891 - 1895

REPUBLICAN

1895 - 1911

DEMOCRATIC

1911 - 1917

REPUBLICAN

1917 - 1933

DEMOCRATIC

1933 - 1941

Legislation

1870-1940

Naturization act

1870

15th amendment

1870

Enforcement act of 1871

1871

Reconstruction in south ends

1877

AFL is founded

1886

Chineese exclusion act

1888

The act of 1891

1891

involved fed. trade commision

The geary act

1892

plessy v.s fergonson

1898

lacey act

1900

immagration act

1903

copyright act of 1909

1909

16th 17th amendment

1913

19th amendment

1919

18th amendment

1919

Volstead act

1920

Scopes monkey trial

1925

20th amendment

1933

21st amendment

1933

Wars and World Events

1870-1940

Franco Prussian War

1870 - 1871

Geranimo (Apache)

1871 - 1886

Red River War

1874 - 1875

Partition for Africa

1884 - 1885

Massacure at Wounded Knee, SD

1890 - 1891

United States occupation of Cuba

1898 - 1902

Spanish American War

4/25/1898 - 8/12/1898

Russia and Japan at War

1904 - 1905

World War I

7/28/1914 - 11/11/1919

Global deppresion

1930 - 1940

Plutonium founded

1934

World war 2

9/01/1939 - 9/02/1945

Technology

1870-1940

Chewing gum

1870 - 1940

still used today

Barbed wire

1873 - 1940

Roll of film

1884 - 1940

Kodak camera

1888 - 1940

Modern Architecture

1893 - 1940

Wireless Telegraph

1895 - 1940

Radio

1900 - 1940

Airplanes

12/17/1903 - 1940

Planes still in use today.....stopped do timeline cut

Tanks

9/01/1915 - 1940

tanks still in use today....ending because of timeline cut

Toaster

1919 - 1940

Traffic light

1923 - 1940

Television

1927 - 1940

Ball point pen

1935 - 1940

Trampoline

1935 - 1940

Society and Culture

1870-1940

Ring of Nubelung

1876

H.M.S Pinafore

1878

Thus Spake Zarathustra

1883

First U.S. film Fred Ott's Sneeze

1889

The time machine

1895

The Seagull

1896

The sea wolf

1904

Woman with a hat

1905

Fundamentalism begins

1910

Black migrate north and west

1917

Radios "NBC & CBS

1920 - 1940

prohabition

1920

Stock market crash

1929

talking and colored movies

1930 - 1940