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William McKinley (1897-1901)

1897 - 1901

Theodore Roosevelt (1901-1909)

1901 - 1909

First airplane flight (1903)

1903

Publication of The Jungle (1906)

1906

NAACP founded (1909)

1909

William H. Taft (1909-1913)

1909 - 1913

16th Amendment-Federal Income Tax (1913)

1913

Henry Ford develops the assembly line (1913)

1913

Woodrow Wilson (1913-1921)

1913 - 1921

World War I starts (1914)

1914

The Lusitania is sunk (1915)

1915

The Russian Revolution (1917)

1917

World War I ends (1918)

1918

Prohibition begins (1919)

1919

1st Radio Broadcast (1920)

1920

19th Amendment-Women's Right to Vote (1920)

1920

Warren G. Harding (1921-1923)

1921 - 1923

Traffic signal-Garrett Morgan (1923)

1923

Orchard School founded (1923)

1923

Calvin Coolidge (1923-1929)

1923 - 1929

Rocket-Robert Goddard (1926)

1926

1st talking movie (1927)

1927

Lindbergh solos the Atlantic (1927)

1927

Penicillin-Alexander Fleming (1928)

1928

The Stock Market crashes (1929)

1929

Television-Vladmir Zworykin (1929)

1929

Herbert Hoover (1929-1933)

1929 - 1933

Japan invades Manchuria (1931)

1931

Tennessee Valley Authority (1933)

1933

FDR introduces New Deal legislation (1933)

1933

Adolph Hitler becomes chancellor of Germany(1933)

1933

Franklin D. Roosevelt (1933-1945)

1933 - 1945

WPA (1935)

1935

Social Security Act (1935)

1935

Oldest grandparent (January-1937)

1937

Xerox-Chester Carlson (1938)

1938

Blood plasma preservation-Dr. Charles Drew (1938)

1938

Germany invades Poland (1939)

1939

Japan attacks Pearl Harbor (1941)

1941

D-Day invasion of Normandy (1944)

1944

Atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima (1945)

1945

Harry S. Truman (1945-1953)

1945 - 1953

Microwave-Percy Le Baron (1946)

1946

The Berlin Airlift (1948)

1948

Velcro-George de Mestral (1948)

1948

The Berlin Airlift (1948-1949)

1948 - 1949

North Atlantic Treaty Organization (1949)

1949

North Korea invades South Korea (1950)

1950