U.S. History Timeline 1870-2000

Presidents

Ulysses S. Grant

1869 - 1877

Rutherford B. Hayes

1877 - 1881

James A. Garfield

1881 - 1882

Chester A. Arthur

1881 - 1885

Grover Cleveland

1885 - 1889

Benjamin Harrison

1889 - 1893

Grover Cleveland

1893 - 1897

William McKinley

1897 - 1901

Theodore Roosevelt

1901 - 1909

William Howard Taft

1909 - 1913

Woodrow Wilson

1913 - 1921

Warren G. Harding

1921 - 1923

Calvin Coolidge

1923 - 1929

Herbert Hoover

1929 - 1933

Franklin D. Roosevelt

1933 - 1945

Senate

Republicans

1869 - 1871

Republicans

1871 - 1873

Repulicans

1873 - 1875

Republicans

1875 - 1877

Republicans

1877 - 1879

Democrats

1879 - 1881

Rebuplicans

1881 - 1883

Republicans

1883 - 1885

Republicans

1885 - 1887

Republicans

1887 - 1889

Republicans

1889 - 1891

Repulicans

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

Democrat

1913 - 1915

Democrat

1915 - 1917

Democrat

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

Representstives

Republicans

1871 - 1873

Republicans

1873 - 1875

Democrats

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

Democrats

1915 - 1917

Republicans

1917 - 1919

Republicans

1919 - 1921

Republicans

1921 - 1923

Democrats

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, Admendments, and Supreme Court

The 15th Admendment was passed

1870

Hiram Revels-1st African American elected as Senate

1870

Hayne Rainey- 1st African American member of the U.S House of Representatives

1870

15rth Ademdment passed

1870

42nd Congress has five black members

1871

Hayes-Tilden Compromise

1877

U.S. Samoa treaty makes Pago Pago a navy coaling station

1878

Chinese Exclusion Act

1882

Elk v. Wilkins

1884

Dawes General Allotmen Act

1887

The Flordia Legislative adopts multiple provisions

1888

Sherman Antitrust Act is passed

1890

The Indian Naturalization Act

1890

Adoption of a new " grandfather clause"

1896

Hawaii Annexed

1898

Guam, Phillipines, Puerto Rico annexed

1899

American Samoa annexed

1900

Wright brothers fly a plane in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina

1903

U.S. behind "uprising" seperating Panama from leases Canak Zone to U.S.

1903

16th & 17th Admendment

1913

Guinn v. United States

1915

Opsah v. Johnson

1917

Virgin Islands annexed

1917

19th Admendment

1920

Swift v. Leach

1920

Ozawa v. United States

1922

Bhagat Singh Thind v. United States

1923

Th Indian Citizenship Act

1924

TVA develops resources of Tennesse River

1933

Breedlove v. Suttles

1937

3% of African Americans in the South are registered to vote

1940

War & World Events

Cuba occupied by U.S. and released

1898 - 1902

World One Begins

1914

League of Nations

1919

Worldwide deprssion begins

1930

World War Two Begins

1939

Technology

Telephone: Alexander Graham Bell

1876

Wireless Telegraph: Guglielmo Marconi

1895

Radio Remote Control: John Hays Hammond

1914

Television, mechanical: John Logie Baird

1925

Society and Culture

"Mobey Dick" Melville

1851

"War amd Peace" Leo Tolstoy

1865

National League founded

1876

Haymarket Square labor riot in Chicago Kills eleven people

1886

Roosevelt asserts U.S. right to interevne in Latin America

1904

DADA T. Tzara

1916

Selective Service Act creates draft

1917

"The 39 Steps" Hitchcock

1935