1900-1920

Timeline created by egerber_33
  • Teddy Roosevelt

    Teddy Roosevelt becomes President of the United States.
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    Building of the Panama Canal

  • Titanic Sinks

    What seemed like an unsinkable ship hit an iceberg and sunk in the ocean killing hundreds.
  • Sixteen Amendment

    Authorized income tax ratified
  • WW1

    World War 1 begins
  • Sussex Pledge

    Was a promise made by Germany to the U.S. during WW1 before the latter entered the war. allowing armed merchant ships but not passenger ships to be torpedoed without warning.
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    Red Scare

    was the promotion of a widespread fear of a potential rise of communism or anarchism by a society or state.
  • Russian revolution

    The people were unhappy with Czar Nicholas rule of the country.
  • Russia backs out of WW1

    Lenin signed a treaty, taking Russia out of WW1. Later that year he had Czar Nicholas and his family killed.
  • Birth of the Communist party

    Lenin changed the name of his political party to the communist party
  • End of WW1

    Treaty of Versailles was signed ending WW1.
  • Eighteenth Amendment

    Prohibits the intake of any Alcoholic beverages.
  • 19th Amendment

    For the first time in history the 19th amendment allows women the rights to vote.
  • KDKA

    Was the first radio station found in Pittsburgh