Us History Timeline

By: Tate Chism

Americanism 1776

1776 Declaration of independence
1787 United States constitution
First ten Amendments- Bill of Rights
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Westward Expansion 1776-1890

Railroads
Indian Wars
Homestead Acts
Free Land
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Civil War 1861-1865

Abraham Lincoln- President during civil war
1863- Emancipation Proclamation
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Reconstruction 1865-1877

13th Amendment- Abolished Slavery
14th Amendment- Citizenship for former slaves
15th Amendment- Black Males Right to vote
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Gilded Age 1877-1900

Corruption
- political Bosses
- Business and unsafe working conditions
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Progressive Era 1900-1914

Three Progressive presidents
- Teddy Roosevelt
- William Taft
- Woodrow Wilson
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Imperialism 1872-1912

Spanish American War 1898
Teddy Roosevelt fought with the Rough Riders
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WWI 1914-1918

Woodrow Wilson- President
US joined in 1917 because of unrestricted submarine warfare
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Between the war 1918-1938

Roaring Twenties of jazz Age 1921-1929
Flappers-woman challenging morals
Prohibition- Organized crime
18th Amendment-prohibition of Alcohol
19th Amendment- Women's rights
21st Amendment- Repealed Prohibition
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WWI 1938-1945

Franklin Roosevelt- President
US Joined WWII after Japan attacked Pearl Harbor
Harry Truman- President- Atomic Bombs
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Korean War 1950-1953

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Truman/ Eisenhomer 1945-1961

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Kennedy/ Johnson 1961-1969

JFK- Cuban Missile Crisis 1963
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Civil rights 1954-1968

Martin Luther King Jr.
Rosa Parks
John F. Kennedy- assassinated 963
Lyndon B. Johnson- civil Rights Act 1964
Plessy vs. Ferguson, Brown vs. Board of Education
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Vietnam War 1965-1973

Domino Theory
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Nixion/ Ford 1969-1977

Nixion- Impeached and resigned from office- Watergate
Ford- Pardoned Nixion
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Carter/ Reagan 1977-1989

Iran Hostage Crisis- Carter
Fall of the Wall- Reagan 1989
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Bush/ Clinton/ Bush 1989-2008

HW Bush- Desert Storm
Clinton- Lewinsky Affair
W Bush- 9/11 Attacks
W Bush- Iraq War
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