Timeline 1870-1940

Presidents

Ulysses S. Grant

1869 - 1877

Schuyler Colfax and Henry Wilson

Rutherford B. Hayes

1877 - 1881

William A. Wheeler

James A. Garfield

1881 - 1882

Chester Alan Arthur

Chester Alan Arthur

1881 - 1885

Grover Cleveland

1885 - 1889

Thomas Hendricks

Benjamin Harrison

1889 - 1893

Levi P. Morton

Grover Cleveland

1893 - 1897

Adlai E. Stevenson

William McKinley

1897 - 1901

Garrett A. Hobart and Theodore Roosevelt

Theodore Roosevelt

1901 - 1909

Charles W. Fairbanks

William Howard Taft

1909 - 1913

James S. Sherman

Woodrow Wilson

1913 - 1921

Thomas R. Marshall

Warren G. Harding

1921 - 1923

Calvin Coolidge

Calvin Coolidge

1923 - 1929

Charles G. Dawes

Herbert Hoover

1929 - 1933

Charles Curtis

Franklin D. Roosevelt

1933 - 1945

John Garner, Henry Wallace, and Harry S. Truman

Senate

Republicans

1871 - 1879

Democrats

1879 - 1881

Republicans (VP)

1881 - 1883

Ended in a tie. VP was Chester A. Arthur and he was a Republican

Republicans

1883 - 1893

Democrats

1893 - 1895

Republicans

1895 - 1913

Democrats

1913 - 1919

Republicans

1919 - 1933

Democrats

1933 - 1941

House of Representatives

Republicans

1871 - 1875

Republicans were the majority party in this time

Democrats

1875 - 1881

Democrats were the majority party

Republicans

1881 - 1883

Majority Party

Democrats

1883 - 1889

Majority Party

Republicans

1889 - 1891

Republicans

1889 - 1891

Democrats

1891 - 1895

Republicans

1895 - 1911

Democrats

1911 - 1919

Republicans

1919 - 1933

Democrats

1933 - 1941

Legislation

The 15th Amendment was ratified

1870

Reconstruction ends

1877

AFL is organized

1886

Sherman Antitrust Act & Jim Crow Laws passed

1890

Plessy v. Ferguson

1898

16th Amendment proposed. 1st wireless message sent

1909

The War to End All Wars (not true, unfortunately) ends

1918

18th Amendement is ratified

1919

First Red Scare

1920

ROARING TWENTIES!

1920

Stock Market crashes. Great Depression begins

1929

FDR's first 100 days help tremendously

1933

WWII begins

1939

War &World Events

Cuba

1898 - 1902

Cuba was occupied by the U.S and released

World War 1

1914 - 1918

World War 1 starts

Russian Revolution

1917 - December 1917

League of Nations

1919 - December 1919

Worldwide Depression Begins

1930 - 2000

Adolf Hitler Become the Fueher of Germany

1934 - 1945

World War Two starts

1939 - 1945

Technology

Chewing Gum

1870

Toilet Paper

1877

Light Bulb

1879

Camera

1888

Automobile

1889

Aspirin

1897

Assembly Line

1901

Air Conditioner

1902

Airplane

1903

Toaster

1919

Traffic Light

1923

Trampoline

1935

Society & Culture

First US movie: Fredd Ott's Sneeze

1889 - December 1889

int'l school of surrealism

1924 - 1940