American History: Post Civil-War

War

The Civil War Ends

1865

Spanish-American War

1898

World War 1

1914 - 1918

World War 2

1941 - 1945

Korean War

1950 - 1953

Vietnam War

1959 - 1975

Gulf War Begins

1990 - 1991

Afghanistan War Begins

2001

9/11 Terrorist Attack on Twin Towers

2001

Iraq War

2003 - 2011

Presidents

Assassination of Lincoln

1865

Andrew Johnson Becomes President

1865

13th Amendment is Passed

1867

Ulysses S. Grant Becomes President

1869

Rutherford B. Hayes Becomes President

1877

James A. Garfield Becomes President

1881

Chester A. Arthur Becomes President

1881

Grover Cleveland Becomes President

1885

Benjamin Harrison Becomes President

1889

Grover Cleveland Becomes President

1893

William McKinley Becomes President

1897

Theodore Roosevelt Becomes President

1901

William Howard Taft Becomes President

1909

Woodrow Wilson Becomes President

1913

Warren G. Harding Becomes President

1921

Calvin Coolidge Becomes President

1923

Herbert Hoover Becomes President

1929

Franklin D. Roosevelt Becomes President

1933

Harry Truman Becomes President

1945

Dwight Eisenhower Becomes President

1953

John F. Kennedy Becomes President

1961

Lyndon B. Johnson Becomes President

1963

Richard Nixon Becomes President

1969

Gerald Ford Becomes President

1974

Jimmy Carter Becomes President

1977

Ronald Reagan Becomes President

1981

George H.W. Bush Becomes president

1989

Bill Clinton Becomes President

1993

George W. Bush Becomes President

2001

Barack Obama Becomes President

2009

Religion

Muslim Immigrants Come to New York

1875

Reform Judaism Comes to America: Isaac mayer

1875

Church of Christ, Scientist Founded: Mary Baker Eddy

1879

Protestants divide Over Inerrancy of Scripture

1880 - 1890

Agnosticism Gains Traction

1880

World Parliament of Religions

1893

Azusa Street Revival: Pentecostal Movement

1906

First Hindu Temple in America

1906

Walter Rauschenbusch: Social Gospel Movement

1907

"The Fundamentals" Published

1915

Islamic Mission of America is Founded

1924

Wallace D. Fard: Nation of Islam Founded

1930

National Association of Evangelicals Founded

1942

Billy Graham: Los-Angeles Revival

1949

Vatican II

1962

Madalyn Murray O'Hair: American Atheists Founded

1963

Division of the Nation of Islam

1975

Secular Humanist Declaration

1980

First Shinto Shrine in America Established

1986

Christian Coalition Founded

1989

Senate First Muslim Prayer Reading

1992

People

John D. Rockefeller Forms Standard Oil

1870

Edison Invents the Light Bulb

1879

J.P. Morgan Forms General Electric

1892

The two are formed from Edison General Electric and Thomson-Houston Electric.

William and Orville Wright: First Working Aircraft Flies

1903

Jackie Robinson Debut's for the Dodgers

1947

Billy Graham: Chattanooga Revival is Desegregated

1953

Sam Walton: First Wal-Mart Opens

1962

Martin Luther King Jr: "I Have A Dream" Speech

1963

Malcolm X: "The Ballot or the Bullet"

1964

Jerry Falwell: Moral Majority Founded

1979

Matthew L. Jackson's Birthday

1991

Events

14th Amendment is Passed

1868

Reconstruction Ends

1877

Women's Voting Privileges

1920

Scopes Trial

1925

The Great Depression Begins

1930

Prohibition is Repealed

1933

"In God We Trust" Becomes National Motto

1956

The Freedom Rides

1961

School Prayer Ruled Unconstitutional

1962

Civil Rights Act Passed

1964

Ban on Teaching Evolution Lifted

1968

Equal Rights Amendment

1972

Roe v. Wade

1973

Boston Marathon Bombing

2013