US History Timeline 1870-2000

Presidents

Rutherford B. Hayes (R)

1877 - 1881

James A. Garfield (R)

1881

Chester Arthur (R)

1881 - 1885

Grover Cleveland (D)

1885 - 1889

Benjamin Harrison (R)

1889 - 1893

Grover Cleveland (D)

1893 - 1897

William McKinley (R)

1897 - 1901

Theodore Roosevelt (R)

1901 - 1909

William Howard Taft (R)

1909 - 1913

Woodrow Wilson (D)

1913 - 1921

Warren G. Harding (R)

1921 - 1923

Calvin Coolidge (R)

1923 - 1929

Herbert Hoover (R)

1929 - 1933

Franklin D. Roosevelt (D)

1933 - 1945

Senate

Republicans

1869 - 1871

Republicans

1871 - 1873

Republicans

1873 - 1875

Republicans

1875 - 1877

Democrats

1879 - 1881

Dems & Reps

1881 - 1883

Republicans

1883 - 1885

Republicans

1885 - 1887

Republicans

1887 - 1889

Republicans

1889 - 1891

Republicans

1891 - 1893

Democrats

1893 - 1895

Republicans

1895 - 1897

Republicans

1897 - 1899

Republicans

1899 - 1901

Republicans

1901 - 1903

Republicans

1903 - 1905

Republicans

1905 - 1907

Republicans

1907 - 1909

Republicans

1909 - 1911

Republicans

1911 - 1913

Democrats

1913 - 1915

Democrats

1915 - 1917

Democrats

1917 - 1919

Republicans

1919 - 1921

Republicans

1921 - 1923

Republicans

1923 - 1925

Republicans

1925 - 1927

Republicans

1927 - 1929

Republicans

1929 - 1931

Republicans

1929 - 1931

Republicans

1931 - 1933

Democrats

1933 - 1935

Democrats

1935 - 1937

Democrats

1937 - 1939

Democrats

1939 - 1941

House of Representatives

Democrats

1815 - 1817

Republicans

1869 - 1871

Republicans

1871 - 1873

Republicans

1873 - 1875

Republicans

1875 - 1877

Democrats

1877 - 1879

Democrats

1879 - 1881

Republicans

1881 - 1883

Democrats

1883 - 1885

Democrats

1885 - 1887

Democrats

1887 - 1889

Republicans

1889 - 1891

Democrats

1891 - 1893

Democrats

1893 - 1895

Republicans

1895 - 1897

Republicans

1897 - 1899

Republicans

1899 - 1901

Republicans

1901 - 1903

Republicans

1903 - 1905

Republicans

1905 - 1907

Republicans

1907 - 1909

Republicans

1909 - 1911

Democrats

1911 - 1913

Democrats

1913 - 1915

Republicans

1917 - 1919

Republicans

1919 - 1921

Republicans

1921 - 1923

Republicans

1923 - 1925

Republicans

1925 - 1927

Republicans

1927 - 1929

Republicans

1929 - 1931

Republicans

1931 - 1933

Democrats

1933 - 1935

Democrats

1935 - 1937

Democrats

1937 - 1939

Democrats

1939 - 1941

Legislation

Fifteenth Amendment

1870

Hayes-Tilden Comprmise

1877

Chinese Exclusion Act

1882

Elk vs. Wilkins1884

1884

Indian Nauralization Act

1890

Louisiana "grandfather clause"

1896

Ophsal vs. Johnson

1917

Nineteenth Amendement

1920

Breedlove vs. Suttles

1937

Wars and World Events

World War I

1914 - 1919

League of Nations

1919

World Wide Depression

1930

Adolf Hitler Takes Control of Germany

1934

World War II

1939 - 1945

Technology

QWERTY Keyboard

1875

Refrigerator

1876

Telephone

1876

Light Bulb

1879

Aspirin

1897

Assembly Line

1901

Airplane

1903

Mass Production

1913

Traffic Light

1920

Penicillin

1928

Ballpoint Pen

1935

Blood Bank

1940

Society and Culture

National League

1876

Women lawyers permitted to argue cases in court

1879

Civil Service

1883

Haymarket Square labor riot kills eleven in Chicago

1886

AFL founded

1890

Supreme Court rules "separate but equal" legal rights

1896

NAACP in NYC

1909

Selective Service Act creates draft

1917

19th Amendment gives women the right to vote

1920

Stock Market Crashes

1929

Social Security Act provides retirement inusrance

1935