1870 - 2000 Timeline

Presidents

Ulysses Grant (Republican)

1869 - 1877

Rutherford Hayes(Republican)

1877 - 1881

James Garfield(Republican)

1881

Chester Arthur(Republican)

1881 - 1885

Grover Cleveland(Democrat)

1885 - 1889

Benjamin Harrison(Republican)

1889 - 1893

Grover Cleveland(Democrat)

1893 - 1897

William McKinley(Republican)

1897 - 1901

Theodore Roosevelt(Republican)

1901 - 1909

William Taft

1909 - 1913

Woodrow Wilson (Democrat)

1913 - 1921

Harding (Republican)

1921 - 1923

Calvin Coolidge (Republican)

1923 - 1929

Herbert Hoover(Republican)

1929 - 1933

RDR(Democrat)

1933 - 1945

Senate

Republicans

1869 - 1879

Democrats

1879 - 1883

Republican

1883 - 1893

Democrats

1893 - 1895

Republicans

1895 - 1913

Democrats

1913 - 1919

Republican

1919 - 1933

Democrats

1933 - 1947

House of Representatives

Republicans

1869 - 1875

Democrats

1875 - 1881

Republicans

1881 - 1883

Democrats

1883 - 1889

Republicans

1889 - 1891

Democrats

1891 - 1895

Republicans

1895 - 1911

Democrats

1911 - 1917

Republicans

1917 - 1933

Democrats

1933 - 1947

Legislation

15th Amendment

1870 - 1871

ICC created

1887 - 1888

Jim Crow laws

1890 - 1891

Plessy vs. Ferguson

1898 - 1899

Wright Brothers Fly plane

1903 - 1904

16 & 17 amendment

1913

Roaring 20's

1920 - 1929

Minimum wage law

1936

World War two begins

1939 - 1945

Pearl Harbor

1941

Hitler Commits suicide

1945

Wars & World Events

Red River

1874 - 1875

Sioux and Cheyenne defeat Custer

1876

Massacre at Wounded Knee

1890

Wright Bros. airplane

1903

World War One begins

1914

Versailles Peace Treaty

1919

Worldwide depression

1930 - 1935

World War Two begins

1939

Technology

Chewing gum

1870

Blue Jeans

1873

Toilet paper

1877

Coca-Cola

1886

Swiss army knife

1891

Asprin

1897

paper clip

1899

Hersey bar

1900

Popsicle

1905

Rocket, liquid fueled

1912

Toaster

1919

Band-Aid

1920

Traffic Light

1923

Sunglasses

1929

Ballpoint pin

1935

Shopping cart

1937

Blood Bank

1940

Duct tape

1942

Microwave

1945

Society & Culture

Baseball National League

1876

Alexander Graham Bell patents the telephone

1876

Women lawyers permitted to Supreme Court

1879

Maxim invents machine gun

1883

Civil Service

1883

Strike at Carnegie Steel

1892

Wilhelm Rontgen discovers x-rays

1895

Roosevelt begins conservation of forests

1902

Selective Service Act creates draft

1917

19th Amendment

1920

Stock Market crashes

1929

Fermi creates plutonium

1934

Japan surprise attack on Pearl Harbor

1941