1900-1950 timeline

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William McKinley

1897 - 1901

Theodore Roosevelt

1901 - 1909

Frist Airplane Flight

1903

Publication of "The Jungle"

1906

NAACP is founded

1909

William Howard Taft

1909 - 1913

1st radio broadcast

1910

16th amendment, federal income tax

1913

Henry Ford develops the assembly line

1913

Woodrow Wilson

1913 - 1921

WW1 Starts

1914

The Lusitania is sunk

1915

The Russian Revolution

1917

WW1 ends

1918

19th Amendment- women's right to vote

1920

Prohibition Begins

1920

Warren Gamaliel Harding

1921 - 1923

Orchard School Founded

1923

Traffic Signal- Garrett Morgan

1923

Calvin Coolidge

1923 - 1929

Rocket- Robert Goddard

1926

1st talking movie

1927

Lindbergh solos the Atlantic

1927

Penicillin- Alexander Fleming

1928

The stock market crashes

1929

TV- Vladimir Zworykin

1929

Herbert Clark Hoover

1929 - 1933

Japan invades Manchuria

1931

FDR introduces New Deal

1933

Hitler become chancellor of Germany

1933

TVA

1933

Franklin Delano Roosevelt

1933 - 1945

Social Security Act

1935

WPA

1935

Grandma Carol Born

1938

Blood plasma preservation- Dr. Charles Drew

1938

Xerox- Chester Carlson

1938

Germany invades Poland

1939

Japan attacks Pearl Harbor

1941

D-Day invasion of Normandy

1944

Atomic Bomb dropped on Hiroshima

1945

Harry S. Truman

1945 - 1953

Microwave- Percy Le Baron

1946

The Berlin Airlift

1948

North Atlantic Treaty Organization

1948

Velcro-George de Mestral

1948

North Korea invades South Korea

1950