1900-1920

Timeline created by kotacow03
In History
  • Gold Standard

    The Gold Standard Act of 1900 was passed to prevent the country from printing too much money and running out of gold.
  • Assassination of the President Mckinely

    The President of the United States, William Mckinely, was shot and fatally wounded on September 6, 1901
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    Theodore Roosevelt becomes President

    Theodore Roosevelt Jr served as the 26th president of the United States from 1901 to 1909
  • The Wright Brothers

    On December 17th Wilbur and Orville successfully flew a glider , later leading to the invention of the modern day airplane.
  • San Fansico Earthquake

    The city was demolished with people devastated and 3,000 dead after a hurricane struck.
  • stock exchange dropped

    NYC stock exchange dropped 50% , thus made many USA banks go bankrupt. Caused nation to Panic even more, during already having economic troubles
  • Howard Taft

    Taft becomes the 27th president of the United States
  • Company Fire

    The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire in New York City caught fire killing 145 workers.
  • The Titanic

    Four days into the Titanic's voyage the ship struck an iceberg killing 1,514 people.
  • Woodrow Wilson

    W. Wilson was elected as the 28th president of the United States. Woodrow Wilson based his second term on keeping The USA out of war
  • World War 1 begins

    the immediate cause for World War 1 was the assassination of the Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria and his pregnant wife Sophie, but there was also very many other reasons for the war as well.
  • The Lusitania

    the Lusitania launched a torpedo at 1:40 p.m. hitting the starboard directly. Also igniting another explosion sinking the ship in 18 minutes killing 1,198.
  • The United States enters WW1

    No single event caused the United States to enter into World War 1, . Germany's policy of unrestricted submarine warfare indeed became a major factor in drawing the U.S. into the war
  • WW1 is over

    Germany finally surrendered on November 18,1918 all nations called peace for negotiating. later after some negotiating Germany & Allied Nations signed a Treaty of Versailles, ending the war.
  • 19th Amendment

    The 19th amendment gave women the right to VOTE!
  • The 18th amendment

    Prohibition of Liquor.